What is there to say about the organization that reinvented the circus, losing the kitsch and keeping the razzle-dazzle, removing tormented performing animals and substituting the extraordinary potential of the human body, giving us clowns with intellect and soul instead of rubber-nosed horn honkers in tiny cars? If you've seen Cirque du Soleil before, there's not much I can add. Its style is as specifically memorable as it is hard to describe. For those who, on the other hand, have never experienced a Cirque performance, all the dizzy adjectives in the world won't communicate its flavor. A critic is bound to try, however: We get paid for it. Besides, it's our only way of dealing with the little personal labyrinth we inhabit. If there are no words for something, how do we know it... More >>>