For my birthday last month, I was generously gifted with a one night stay at a hotel on the Las Vegas Strip and two tickets to see this:
And oh my wow. Love is indeed the word. Josh (he was my lucky guest) and I took the road trip up there this weekend and watched the show on Saturday night. To say it was amazing doesn't do it any justice, and really, there isn't much that I can say that would. I will tell you that I came alive while watching it and that as soon as the energy of that performance erupted on stage, I was moved to tears. I totally get emotional when I watch things like this because of the raw, unbridled energy and talent. It completely moves me.
This show, no doubt, was one of the most amazing things I have ever witnessed. It was positively brilliant and artistically beautiful. There was a pulse that moved throughout the evening full of creative wellness and high frequency. It was so FUN, with the music prodding every living being to bounce along or hum or sing out loud. There is something very inspiring and breathtaking about watching other human beings performing in mediums that they love and then watching that love explode into pure genius. And this type of performance is like seeing the height of the human body's potential being maximized to it's utmost experience. Totally extraordinary.
The stage production and the costume design...everything was just so intriguing and fun and bizarre. There was so much detail to take in and so much activity on stage that I just wanted to watch it all over again only 5 minutes after it was over. I was so bummed when it was over...and have been trying so hard to keep the memory of it clear in my mind.
What an experience, truly.
So, although I know that I won't be joining Cirque du Soleil anytime soon (although, I used to be able to do 17 back handsprings in a row...landing in the same spot on the trampoline over and over and over again. There was a girl who did that in this show. I could totally take her spot.), I was completely inspired and it made me remember how important it is to dream and to love wholly and to live fully and to always let out that great deal of magic that we all hold inside.
There's nothing you can do that can't be done.