An acrobat performs a hand-balancing scene from the Cirque du Soleil's Alegría in Montreal on Dec. 18, 2009. Photograph by: Allen McInnis, The Gazette
Alegría Awes In Return To Montreal -- Montreal Gazette
Cirque du Soleil masterpiece revamped for arena.
MONTREAL – Many years have passed since Alegría, the Cirque du Soleil’s second touring show, opened here in 1994. Arriving at the Bell Centre for the opening of the arena version of Alegría on Friday night, I was expecting to enjoy the music (the soundtrack is the Cirque’s best) and wallow in a bit of nostalgia.
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