Stars gather under big top

'Varekai' bows for celebs, freaks

The famous, the fabulous and fans of the flexible ferried out to Randall’s Island for Thursday night’s premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s “Varekai” under the big top.

While a majority of the spectacle was on stage, drag queens in the back section added to the carnival atmosphere when they shouted “Bring out the freaks” as the show got underway.

Among those in attendance: Connie Nielsen, Claire Danes, Moby, Liev Schreiber, Sigourney Weaver, Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins.

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