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Cirque Dreams Illumination in Savannah for one performance
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Cirque Dreams Illumination will be at the Johnny Mercer Theater for one performance on Sept. 26 at 8 p.m. - photo by Photo provided

SAVANNAH — Get ready for the all new “Cirque Dreams Illumination” from the creators of the groundbreaking hit and only show of its kind to ever perform on Broadway “Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy.”  

Hailed as, “Dazzling! A reason to stand up and cheer,” by the New York Daily News, “Cirque Dreams Illumination” will ignite Savannah when it performs at the Johnny Mercer Theatre on  Sept. 26 at 8 p.m. for one performance only.

Tickets, starting from $30, are on sale now and can be purchased at the Johnny Mercer Theatre box office, online at or charged by phone at (912) 651-6556. Discounts are available for subscribers and groups of 20 or more by calling (912) 651-6557.

Journey with fascination into the depths of a city that ignites with illumination when Cirque Dreams imagination, suspense and theatrical innovation turns every day ordinary into bright and extraordinary.  

Audiences of all ages will marvel as city dwellers reinvent familiar objects, balance on wires, leap tall buildings and redefine the risks of flight in a story filled with astounding occurrences.  

One of a kind artists populate the streets of this magical metropolis and breathe energy into its landscape with urban acrobatics and never before seen phenomenal thrills of disbelief. Cirque Dreams’ critically acclaimed dazzling costumes come alive to the sounds of jazz, ballroom, pop and more in this original score.

“Cirque Dreams Illumination” will surely live up to the Cirque Dreams brand of notoriety proclaimed “The grandest circus spectacle east of Vegas” by New York Magazine.

Created and directed by Neil Goldberg, “Cirque Dreams Illumination” is the latest brainchild of Goldberg’s theatrical imagination and the Cirque Dreams brand of entertainment, creators of international performance, touring and Broadway sensations “Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy,” “Cirque Dreams Holidaze,” “Cirque Dreams Pandemonia,” “Cirque Dreams Coobrila,” “Cirque Ingenieux” and the first show of its kind at sea, “Cirque Dreams & Dinner” on board the Norwegian Cruise Line ship Epic.

Over 50 million fans have attended a Cirque Dreams show throughout the U.S. and abroad in the past five years.  

“Cirque Dreams Illumination” is the company’s 14th production since originating in 1993.

“The Cirque Dreams brand of quality, originality and value combined with Broadway theatrics and international circus artistry continues to transcend imagination and appeal to audiences of all ages,” Goldberg said.  

Critics and audiences alike have praised Cirque Dreams shows as “A whiz-bang family friendly spectacle” (LA Times), “Pure talent on a stage” (New Yorker) and “Executed to perfection.” (Chicago Sun Times).