‘Twas the Night Before… by Cirque du Soleil – Cirque du Soleil’s first holiday-themed show is coming to Minneapolis at Northrop

August 15, 2023

From Friday, Nov. 24 to Sunday, Dec. 3 for two weeks only!

MINNEAPOLIS (Aug. 15, 2023) — Hennepin Theatre Trust has announced that Cirque du Soleil’s first holiday themed show, ‘Twas the Night Before… by Cirque du Soleil, will be coming to Minneapolis for two weeks Friday, Nov. 24 to Sunday, Dec. 3, 2023 at Northrop at the University of Minnesota (84 Church St., SE). ‘Twas the Night Before… is a holiday themed show inspired by the joy of giving and the wonder of the holiday season, with something for everyone in the family to enjoy. Whether you are a child of 5, 50 or 95 years old you are sure to be wowed by incredible acrobatics and a heart-warming story. 

Tickets for ‘Twas the Night Before… by Cirque du Soleil are now available online to Cirque Club members. Cirque Club membership is free and benefits includes access to advance tickets, special offers and exclusive behind the scenes information. To join, go to www.cirqueclub.com.

Groups of 10+ save up to 15%. Please visit www.cirquedusoleil.com to learn more.

Tickets for the general public will go on sale at HennepinTheatreTrust.org on Tuesday, Sept. 5 at 10 a.m.

Ticket prices start at $44.

Performance dates are Friday, Nov. 23 to Sunday, Dec. 3, 2023 at Northrop at the University of Minnesota (84 Church St., SE). General performance times are Tuesday through Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 1, 4 and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 12, 3 and 6 p.m. Additional performances on Friday, Nov. 23 at 1 and 4 p.m. Performance schedule for Saturday, Nov. 25 is to be announced.

Performance schedule, prices and cast are subject to change without notice.

’Twas the Night Beforeis Cirque du Soleil’s first holiday show, based on the classic poem “A Visit from Saint Nicolas” by Clement Clarke Moore. Memorable lines from this cherished classic inspired Cirque’s story about a jaded young girl who rediscovers the magic of the holidays. A festive flurry of love and cheer created especially for families, ‘Twas the Night Before… features thrilling acrobatics, lovable characters – and a soundtrack including holiday classics re-invented by Cirque du Soleil. The show was conceived and is directed by Cirque du Soleil Senior Artistic Director James Hadley, a 25-year veteran of circus productions and live theater.

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About Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group
Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group is a world leader in live entertainment. In addition to producing world-renowned circus arts shows, the Company brings its creative approach to a large variety of entertainment forms, such as multimedia productions, immersive experiences, and special events. Going beyond its various creations, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group aims to positively impact people, communities and the planet with its most important tools: creativity and art. Since its creation in 1984, more than 378 million people have been inspired on 6 continents and 86 countries. The Canadian company now employs more than 4000 employees, including 1200 artists from 80 different nationalities.

For more information about Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, visit www.cirquedusoleilentertainmentgroup.com

Hennepin Theatre Trust drives cultural and economic vitality in Minnesota through leadership of the dynamic Hennepin Theatre District in downtown Minneapolis and educational programming that reaches every area of the state. Its historic theatres — Orpheum, State and Pantages — and event center at 900 Hennepin Avenue light up Hennepin Avenue with top-tier entertainment, including the best of Broadway and a wide variety of arts programming. Hennepin Theatre Trust is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Learn more at HennepinTheatreTrust.org.

This activity is made possible by voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.