Featured Stories Archive

  • REVIEW OF LUZIA – “The Waking Dream of Mexico”

    REVIEW OF LUZIA – “The Waking Dream of Mexico”

    Despite a few hiccups arriving in Montreal (my flight was delayed out of La Guardia, putting me in Montreal about three hours later than originally planned; forcing us to face rush hour traffic from the airport, almost causing us to miss the show on the first night!), we had a fantastic time in Montreal. Now, allow me to take you through the “waking dream” that is LUZIA by using various Cirque Press Room materials and a bit of my own observations...

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  • PARAMOUR – The Reviews Are In… They’re Not Good

    PARAMOUR – The Reviews Are In… They’re Not Good

    On May 25th, Cirque celebrated the opening of PARAMOUR... and the reviews have been quite mixed. Broadway World sampled a number of these in their fantastic "Review Roundup" article. Some of these critics were unabashedly harsh!

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  • Criss Angel: Mindfreak Live is ‘Ready to Go!’

    Criss Angel: Mindfreak Live is ‘Ready to Go!’

    After several years of defying death on his hit A&E series “Mindfreak,” master illusionist Criss Angel is now about to perform even more dangerous and mystifying stunts for the stage-show version he’s ready to launch at the Luxor.

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  • Passionates Preview Paramour Opening Night

    Passionates Preview Paramour Opening Night

    Our good friend Douglas Metzger took in a preview of PARAMOUR on opening night. Here he clues us into the ins and outs of this melding of acrobatics and music for Broadway.

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  • EXTENDING THE EXPERIENCE: A Conversation about Cirque Merchandise (Parts 1 & 2)

    EXTENDING THE EXPERIENCE: A Conversation about Cirque Merchandise (Parts 1 & 2)

    Everybody has at least one. Something tangible that reminds them of the otherworldly experience of a Cirque du Soleil show. A magnet, a shirt, a program, a CD or DVD, a mug, a shot glass, something. For many (including yours truly), the credit card doesn’t stop burning once the tickets are purchased. The selection of […]

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  • All About TORUK-The First Flight!

    All About TORUK-The First Flight!

    TORUK – The First Flight is a live immersive multimedia spectacle that brings to the stage the breathtaking world of James Cameron’s AVATAR like you have never seen it before. Learn all about it!

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  • Fans Review Cirque du Soleil

    Fans Review Cirque du Soleil

    This month we hear from three Cirque fans as they take in shows and concepts around the world. First, there's "The Trickster" with a review of CREACTIVE at Punta Cana, followed by "MungoJerrie"'s review of La Nouba on December 12th (the B-Boy act had just been put in place), and finally Aiden Lam gives us a new peek at Amaluna, in Paris on December 15th.

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  • The Canadian Panorama: The 2015 Pan Am Games

    The Canadian Panorama: The 2015 Pan Am Games

    The 2015 Pan Am Games Opening Ceremony was a Cirque du Soleil Show like no other. Join Lighting & Sound Magazine as they dive into this amazing production.

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  • #SodaCirque is Coming!

    #SodaCirque is Coming!

    Soda Stereo imagined by Cirque du Soleil is coming in 2017 and the following video is a behind the scenes view of the announcement as well as a meeting of some of the creative team behind the show. As for a teaser, check out the following video on Facebook, which features Soda Stereo music and […]

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  • “The astonishing second act of Cirque du Soleil”

    “The astonishing second act of Cirque du Soleil”

    Goodbye poor reviews, early closures and falling profits—hello new owners. Inside the renaissance of Canada’s most creative company from Canadian Business Magazine.

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  • Cirque du Soleil Announces: Paramour!

    Cirque du Soleil Announces: Paramour!

    Prepare to get swept off your feet by PARAMOUR, a rapturous and passionate new experience that unites the signature spectacle of Cirque du Soleil with the storytelling magic that defines Broadway.

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  • The Celebrate Project – An Amazing Destination!

    The Celebrate Project – An Amazing Destination!

    Check out all the new, exciting details of The Celebrate Project, Cirque du Soleil's newest idea - an entertainment park in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico!

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  • “Tales of the Forest: The NEW Story of Varekai”

    “Tales of the Forest: The NEW Story of Varekai”

    With the show’s new tagline – “Tales of the Forest” – my purpose here today is to dive into the “new” story-line of the show as depicted in the new book. And I have to say… it’s different.

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  • “Exploring The World of Pandora”

    “Exploring The World of Pandora”

    Earlier in the month Cirque du Soleil invited us to explore the distant planet of Pandora (in similar vain to Google’s Sensory Chrome Experiment: “Movi Kanti Revo”) to unearth artifacts to piece together the identities of five ancient clans. The more artifacts you found, the more information you unlocked, and the closer you got to winning a one-of-a-kind experience with three of your closest friends. In order to unlock the sweepstakes you had to collect at least 12 of these artifacts (but they were easy to spot), but we didn't stop exploring once we did so. There were 25 total artifacts to find in the jungles of Pandora, five for each clan, and in doing so we learned quite a bit about those clans, and what possibly to expect from "TORUK - The First Flight" itself!

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