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Thursday, 19 April 2012 14:23

THE ROAD TO ZARKANA Wins a New York Emmy Award

WABC-TV/CHANNEL 7’s

THE ROAD TO ZARKANA

WINS NY EMMY AWARD
“IN ENTERTAINMENT: PROGRAM/SPECIAL” CATEGORY
ZARKANA RETURNS TO NEW YORK THIS SUMMER
WITH PERFORMANCES AT RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL
BEGINNNING WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6

The Road to Zarkana: Cirque du Soleil in New York, the TV special produced by WABC-TV/Channel 7, has received a 2012 NY Emmy Award in “Entertainment: Program/Special” category. The 30-minute program was a unique behind-the-scenes look into the making of the acrobatic spectacle that had its world premiere in New York at Radio City Music Hall last June with an international cast of 75 performers. Zarkana returns this summer at the lengendary venue beginning performances Wednesday, June 6, 2012 for a limited engagement through Sunday, September 2 only. The acclaimed special can be viewed on-line in its entirety at http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/video?id=8211526

Zarkana, which Time Magazine proclaimed “the show of the summer in the showplace of the nation,” was seen by more than 500,000 people in its triumphant 2011 premiere season at Radio City Music Hall. The show will return to New York following a history-making engagement at Moscow’s Kremlin State Palace Theatre from February through April. Zarkana also performed in a highly-successful engagement in Madrid prior to Moscow.

About the Show

Zarkana is an acrobatic spectacle that blends circus arts with the surreal to create a world where physical virtuosity rubs shoulders with the bizarre. Zarkana is a visual vortex set in a slightly twisted fantasy universe where, little by little, chaos and craziness give way to festivity and love regained. The diverse cast transports the audience into a fantastical and suspenseful world, blurring the boundaries between the real and imaginary.

Ticket Information

Tickets range from $59 to $125 with a limited number of prime and premium tickets available. To purchase tickets, please visit cirquedusoleil.com/zarkana or ticketmaster.com or call 1-866-858-0008.

Zarkana Performance Schedule (from June 6, 2012)

·       Tuesdays through Fridays at 8pm
·       Saturdays at 2pm and 8 pm
·       Sundays at 2pm and 7pm
·       Wednesday matinees at 2pm