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The last time I saw it was in Auckland 2009, probably not an accurate representation of what it's arena years were like, but then again double trapeze was out. I enjoyed it a lot too, but you gotta remember that the show wasn't well received by a lot in its last touring years.

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Quidam strikes a chord with people who became cirque fans in the 90's and early 00's. When I saw Quidam in 2011 and again this year, people who had seen other cirque's all said it didn't bring as much 'wow' factor. I wouldn't say ZED or Iris faltered, just failed because of economic reasons. Dralion went through a number of revisionings of costumes, castings and acts to mixed results.

La Nouba, Corteo, Delirium, Ovo, Quidam, Totem, Saltimbanco, Immortal, Amaluna. 

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Yep, Quidam was when I really started to understand Cirque, and was the huge starting step of my admiration/love of the company. I'd seen Saltimbanco in 99 and Alegria in 01 but was way too young to get what was happening. I understand why people say that (wow factor) but I always love the subtler small-scale shows, where the artistry is in the acrobatic/acting talent and the themes.

I probably didn't make myself clear Colton, what I meant in IRIS/Zed's case that near the end they didn't really get the run that a show of that quality deserves, if that makes sense. It's just disappointing that near the end IRIS played to tiny audience capacities.

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First incantation of "Football Freestyle" was actually in Quidam! Anyone know what music this is?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w5d_g3hLngY

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Composed by Sebastien Savard (violinist in Quidam and OVO). He wrote the song for the artist to use for his own gigs, but it was never used in Quidam.

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