We went to Cirque du Soleil last weekend. My son had to give up a trip to Knotts Berry Farm with a neighbor, but I'd purchased tickets a long time ago. Seats were nearly perfect: "center court", three rows back from an aisle that gave a straight view down to the stage.
I'd been to an ersatz Cirque a while back ("Cirque Dreams" when the South Bay Civic Light Theater was still bringing in outsiders instead of producing locally) and been disappointed. The real deal was quite a bit better. I guess you get what you pay for.