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‘Twas The Night Before

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Duo Straps

<p>“As leaves that before the wild hurricane fly, when they meet with an obstacle, mount to the sky’’</p> <p>Isabella is transported to the Land of the Poem and is mesmerized by the beauty of the snow, our aerial performance.</p>
Duo Straps  - 'Twas the Night Before by Cirque du Soleil

Sharing the Spark

<p>‘Les Tuques’, our mischievous elves, dance with the spark of light. Captivated, Isabella, joins in the game as they lead her to her next encounter. </p>
Sharing the Spark  - 'Twas the Night Before by Cirque du Soleil

Acro Table

<p>“The children were nestled all snug in their beds, while visions of sugar-plums danced in their heads’’</p> <p>But our children are on the naughty list. They’re wide awake in eager anticipation of Santa’s arrival as they perform a high energy and hilarious acrobatic act. </p>
Acro Table  - 'Twas the Night Before by Cirque du Soleil

Hotel Cart

<p>“A wink of her eye! A twist of her head! With a sleigh full of toys’’</p> <p>Ava, a spoiled starlet, poses for her adoring paparazzi as she enters with a hotel cart full of gifts. Dissatisfied with all of her presents, she discards them one by one until she is left all alone. </p>
Hotel Cart  - 'Twas the Night Before by Cirque du Soleil

Roller Skate Duo

<p>“Away to the window I flew like a flash, tore open the shutters and threw up the sash!’’’</p> <p>In this Winter Wonderland, a young couple skates on a frozen lake. Isabella watches as their increasing virtuosity and daring prove their trust in one another… and their love. </p>
Roller Skate Duo - 'Twas the Night Before by Cirque du Soleil


<p>“His eyes – how they twinkled!”<br> “His dimples how merry!”</br> “His cheeks were like roses!”<br> “His nose like a cherry!’’</br> Four young boys toss glowing diabolos as they play in the winter night. </p>
Diabolo  - 'Twas the Night Before by Cirque du Soleil

Aerial Lamp

<p>“The moon on the breast of the new-fallen snow, gave a lustre of midday to objects below’’ </p> <p>Alone in the moonlight, disheartened by his inability to find his daughter. Isabella’s father regains faith through the spirit of the poem. </p>
Aerial Lamp  - 'Twas the Night Before by Cirque du Soleil

Hoop Diving

<p>“More rapid than eagles his coursers they came, and he whistled, and shouted, and called them by name, Now Dasher! Now Dancer! Now Prancer and Vixen! On Comet! On Cupid! On Doner! and Blitzen!’’</p> <p>Reunited at last, Isabella’s father once again opens the book. Together, they read the lines that introduce Santa’s reindeer…..our hoop divers, whose playful energy begins the celebration that brings our poem to an exciting conclusion. </p>
Hoop Diving  - 'Twas the Night Before by Cirque du Soleil

Listen to your favorite songs of 'Twas The Night Before…

Here is the playlist where all the music of the show is available.

Practical Info

What is 'Twas the Night Before...?

'Twas the Night Before... is an exhilarating spin on the beloved Christmas classic as only Cirque du Soleil could imagine.

How long is 'Twas the Night Before...?

'Twas the Night Before... is 85 minutes long without intermission

Where can I see 'Twas the Night Before...?

This show will be present in 4 different cities in the United States in 2022. View the current schedule here, and see if 'Twas the Night Before... is stopping in your city!

Is 'Twas the Night Before... accessible for those with disabilities?

To see if the arena can accommodate those with disabilities, please reach out to our customer support team.

Is 'Twas the Night Before... appropriate for children?

Like most of Cirque du Soleil’s shows, 'Twas the Night Before... is meant to entertain the whole family. That said, moments moments of loud noises and low-light scenes during the show can have an impact on our young audience.

Will 'Twas the Night Before... merchandise be available?

Yes, there will be 'Twas the Night Before... products available at the on-site gift shop. You can also visit the Cirque du Soleil Online Boutique.

May I take videos or record the show?

For licensing and security reasons, all photo and video cameras (with or without flash) are strictly prohibited within the arena.