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OVO by Cirque du Soleil opens September 9 under the blue-and-yellow Grand Chapiteau at The Plateau at National Harbor.

OVO is a headlong rush into a colourful ecosystem teeming with life, where insects work, eat, crawl, flutter, play, fight and look for love in a non-stop riot of energy and movement. The insects’ home is a world of biodiversity and beauty filled with noisy action and moments of quiet emotion.

Meet this weeks character – the Spiders!

In a tour-de-force performance a spider defies gravity and physics in a succession of seemingly impossible feats of strength and balance as he traverses a wire that appears to give him no support. At one point he hangs at a
45-degree angle over the ground, some 15 feet below, and he tops that with an upside-down unicycle act. And the wire is in almost-constant motion up and down, adding to the degree of difficulty.

Get to know the spiders and all the other fascinating characters throughout the summer and win tickets to OVO by Cirque du Soleil!

Tickets On SALE, buy your tickets NOW, go online at cirquedusoleil.com.

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