June 4, 2009 (CHICAGO) --One of the founders of Cirque du Soleil is bringing a new extravaganza to Chicago this summer.Cavalia is a multimedia show featuring more than 100 two- and four-legged artists. Horses, riders, acrobats, aerialists, dancers, and musicians will perform under a huge tent to be pitched Racine and Jackson. The stage is the width of a football field.
More than 2 million people have seen the secular show during its current world tour.
Cavalia opens on July 14.
Tickets go on sale Wednesday.