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Cirque Italia coming to Zanesville under the big top

Photo provided CIRQUE ITALIA’s show is coming to Zanesville Oct. 7-10.

ZANESVILLE — For those who ever dreamed of going on an epic pirate adventure and discovering a buried treasure, Cirque Italia is giving you the opportunity to come along on this thrilling quest in their brand new production.

Performances are set Oct. 7-10 outside the Colony Square Mall, 3575 Maple Ave, Zanesville, under the big blue and white, big-top tent.

Thursday and Friday’s performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday’s performances are at 1:30, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday’s are at 1:30 and 4:30 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased on-site the week of the show starting Tuesday or via cirqueitalia.com/tickets or by phone at 941-704-8572. They also respond to text messages.

Cirque Italia has sought to bring a high-class experience to audiences all over the United States since its inception in 2012. This year will be no exception as they take you on an exhilarating expedition in search of a pirate’s booty, according to organizers.

The story begins with Ringmaster “Clown Rafinha” fishing when he unexpectedly catches a bottle with a treasure map stuffed inside.

His ensuing journey takes the audience through storms on the high seas, dreams of angelic aerialists, pirate fights, and more. People will see swashbucklers balancing upside down on a rum barrel, juggling knives, and even one having a run-in with a mermaid.

“Your jaws will be dropped and you will be hanging on the edge of your seats with our suspenseful crossbow act and our dangerous Wheel of Death performances. Try not to flinch and look away if you don’t want to miss any of the excitement.

Will Clown Rafinha finally defeat the other pirates who are after his treasure and claim it for himself? You’ll have to see our show for yourself to find out,” according to Cirque Italia.

Manuel Rebecchi, president and owner of Cirque Italia, is tremendously proud of his circus heritage and feels extremely privileged to be able to share it with you in such a fun and memorable way.

Cirque Italia continues to contribute to the modernization of the performing arts and the circus industry by abiding by a strict animal-free policy. For more information, visit www.cirqueitalia.com and make sure to check their social media accounts.

Cirque Italia is enforcing all recommendations set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local municipalities.

The safety of our guests and employees are of the utmost importance to us. Every member of the Cirque Italia family is committed to the health and wellness of our fans. As such, we have made certain adjustments and accommodations in order to comply with the safety guidelines set forth by local and state officials.

These adjustments and accommodations include some of the following:

∫ Restricted seating capacity;

∫ Socially distanced seating with visual cues throughout tent;

∫ Mask mandate for anyone over 3 years old (available for purchase if needed);

∫ Increased number of hand sanitizing stations in and around tent; and

∫ All common areas are wiped down and disinfected every 10-15 minutes.

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