The Cirque du Soleil Zarkana Cupcake (Photo)

PlayBlog   The Cirque du Soleil Zarkana Cupcake (Photo) Cirque du Soleil's new acrobatic spectacle, Zarkana, is currently playing Radio City Music Hall.


In celebration of Zarkana's  official June 29 opening, Magnolia Bakery created a limited-edition Zarkana cupcake, available exclusively at Magnolia’s Rockefeller Center location (1240 Avenue of the Americas at 49th Street).

The Zarkana cupcake is a rich devil’s food cupcake, with smooth white chocolate icing, topped with a white chocolate Zarkana decoration and dusted with a touch of red iridescent "magic."

The world premiere of the theatrical event, Zarkana, is written and directed by acclaimed film and theatre director François Girard ("The Red Violin," "Silk"). Created especially for the landmark theatre, Zarkana, according to Cirque notes, "is a fantastically bizarre world where we follow the adventures of Zark, a magician who has lost his love and, with her, his powers. As he cries and begs for her return he is plunged into a world inhabited by surreal creatures. The diverse cast of 71 international artists transports the audience into a fantastical and suspenseful world, blurring the boundaries between the real and imaginary."

To see a sneak peek of Zarkana, tune in to WNBC's late news broadcast tonight (June 14) at 11 PM where the production takes over all of the commercial breaks with customized segments that were edited and produced by WNBC.

The Zarkana cupcake:

Zarkana Cupcake

Cast members Paul Bisson and Meetu Chilana at Magnolia Bakery:

Zarkana Performers

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