Horses have taken us to the ends of the earth, enabled us to build bridges between cultures and expand civilization. It is the beauty and harmony of this ancient relationship, this meeting of two worlds – those of horse and man – that inspired the creators of Cavalia’s second show, Odysseo.
As friends, partners and inseparable performers on stage, 63 horses and 47 artists lead the viewer on a great journey in yet another world – a world of dreams – where, together, they discover some of the planet’s most unforgettable landscapes.
With this new creation, Cavalia marries the equestrian arts, stage arts and high-tech theatrical effects at never-before-seen levels. A veritable revolution in live performance, Odysseo comprises a list of superlatives: the world’s largest touring big top, the biggest stage, the most beautiful visual effects, and the greatest number of horses at liberty. The creators of this new ode to the horse made the decision to indulge their wildest artistic ambitions. Their gamble paid off: Odysseo pushes the limits of live entertainment by creating a larger-than-life show that sends hearts racing, but it is also a feast for the eyes that succeeds in delivering the spectacular with soul.
Due to strong tickets sales in Texas, producers are adding 12 performances to the limited engagement of the show in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Matinee and evening performances are now scheduled through February 22.
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Odysseo by Cavalia
When: Matinee and evening performances now scheduled through February 22
Where: Under the White Big Top at Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco, 7300 Rough Riders Trail - Frisco, TX 75034
Cost: $29.50 to $229.50 + applicable taxes and fees. Special pricing and packages available for groups, children (2-12), juniors (13-17) and seniors (65+).
Info: www.cavalia.net, 1-866-999-8111