Coming to The Scranton Cultural Center

By Jayne Ann Bugda |

Published 04/04 2014 02:23PM

Updated 04/04 2014 10:56PM

The 2013-2014 PNC BANK BROAWAY SERIES continues with CIRQUE DREAMS ROCKS, coming to THE SCRANTON CULTURAL CENTER for five (5) APRIL 11-13, 2014.  Ticket prices start at $35.50 and are available in person at the Scranton Cultural Center Box office, online at or by calling Ticketmaster at 1.800.745.3000.

CIRQUE DREAMS ROCKS is a non-stop musical acrobatic stage spectacle from the mind of Neil Goldberg, creator of the groundbreaking Broadway hit “Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy” and the famed Cirque Dreams entertainment brand. Timeless hits unite generations through a mash-up of celebrated pop and rock tunes that will entertain family audiences of all ages. Cirque Dreams gravity defying balancers, powerful strongmen and an array of edgy awe-inspiring acts bring some of your favorite music to life for audiences to marvel, clap, dance and sing along to.

Cirque Dreams wizardry blends an international cast of astonishing talent into a stylized Broadway-like stage show that turns into a rock ‘n’ roll concert bursting with energy!  The songs for CIRQUE DREAMS ROCKS are presented and performed through special arrangements with Sony ATV/Music Publishing and include titles such as “Womanizer”, “Beautiful,” “Zoot Suit Riot,” “She Bangs”, “The Heat is On,” “In the Summertime,” “Let it Ride,” “Apologize,” “Jump (For My Love),” “I Love the Nightlife” and decades more.  The amazing songs, variety acts, hundreds of costumed characters, lighting and acrobatics make CIRQUE DREAMS ROCKS an experience that is…hold-your-breath exciting!
CIRQUE DREAMS ROCKS debuted in the United States in 2012 to rave reviews.  Pittsburgh Tribune-Review proclaimed “It’s a rock show…circus…over-abundance of tricks and images…as  close to 21st century vaudeville as you’re likely to get!”  Positively Pittsburgh Live declared it “Simply
incredible…had us on the edge of our seats the entire show!” The Chicago Tribune says Cirque
Dreams creator Neil Goldberg has “mastered an artform that the more famous French Canadians have yet to conquer: the mid-sized, indoor, animal-free circus, performed on a proscenium stage.” 

Since 1993, the Cirque Dreams brand has entertained more than 50 million people worldwide under the artistic direction of Neil Goldberg.  Cirque Dreams shows have appeared in theaters, casinos, theme parks, at sea and on Broadway.  Cirque Dreams has garnered critical acclaim from “USA Today”, “The New York Times”, “The Associated Press”, "CNN,” “Today Show”, “Fox & Friends” and more.  The Los Angeles Times declared Neil Goldberg “One of today’s leading theatrical impresarios and circus mavens” and the New York Daily News has proclaimed his work “Simply Ingenious”.  The Cirque Dreams franchise includes a growing number of popular Cirque Dreams brand shows worldwide: “Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy,” “Cirque Dreams & Dinner” onboard Norwegian Epic and Norwegian Breakaway, “Cirque Dreams Illumination,” “Cirque Dreams Splashtastic” exclusively at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom and the ongoing seasonal tours of the famed “Cirque Dreams Holidaze”. 

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