In Cambodia, we take our ghosts seriously. Unless it’s the performance ‘Preu’ (Chills) at Phare, the Cambodian Circus in Siem Reap.
A funny and modern take on traditional Cambodian beliefs, Chills is the story of two ghosts who haunt a group of young students. After a spooky encounter at night, the students are scared and worried that they’ll be haunted forever. So they make a plan. They research ghosts at the school library, create a strategy to get rid of them and pray to the gods for help. But nothing works until they confront their fears and make peace with their new supernatural friends. This contemporary circus show mixes eerie and graceful aerial acrobatics, contortion and other modern circus arts with slapstick humor and a playful live score performed on traditional Cambodian instruments.
Phare, The Cambodian Circus’ shows are inspired by the real-life experiences of its creators and performers and deal with themes such as war, discrimination, relationships, poverty and the supernatural. Some performances contain smoke, loud noises, music and strobe lights. Please consult with a member of the ticketing staff if you have any concerns or you have very young children.
Want to find out when ‘Preu’ will be back at the Big Top? Check out the current show calendar of Phare, the Cambodian Circus at Schedule & Rates.
Are you ready to face your fears? Purchase tickets online at Reservations & Ticketing.