Cirque du Soleil enthralls Australia’s favorite pirate.

American actor Johnny Depp and his wife, actress Amber Heard, attended the 8pm performance of TOTEM on Saturday 23 May in Brisbane.

The star, who is currently filming Pirates of the Caribbean 5: Dead Men Tell No Tales on the Gold Coast said he completely fell in love with TOTEM. Depp and Heard spent 20 minutes at intermission talking with the cast and crew and taking photos with them.

After the performance, the couple went backstage and spent 30 more minutes with the 46 cast members, talking about the show and exchanging stories. Depp and Heard said the performance left them speechless; they were mesmerised by the physicality of the performers and the passion each artist shares with the audience night after night.

Insiders say Depp genuinely wanted to spend time to thank the cast and crew members for what he thinks was one of the best shows he has seen!