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  • No Cirque in Singapore

    No Cirque in Singapore

    Announced a few moments ago, the Singapore government decided the winner of its Marina Bay Casino Project was US Casino operator Las Vegas Sands Corp., owner of The Venetian. They beat out MGM-Mirage, which had, as part of its bid, a permanent Cirque du Soleil show concept.

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  • LOVE Sneak Previews!

    LOVE Sneak Previews!

    LAS VEGAS, May 24 /PRNewswire/ — Media from around the world experienced the first ‘sneak preview’ of the latest Cirque du Soleil show, LOVE, a co- production with Apple Corps Ltd., which celebrates the musical legacy of The Beatles. A press conference was held today in the custom-built theatre at The Mirage in Las Vegas. […]

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  • Cirque du Elvis?

    Cirque du Elvis?

    CKX and Cirque du Soleil to Develop Elvis Presley Shows and ‘Experiences’ Worldwide Thursday May 18, 4:15 pm ET The Elvis World Tour Kicks Off in 2008 NEW YORK, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — CKX, Inc., (Nasdaq: CKXE – News), through its subsidiary Elvis Presley Enterprises, has entered into an exclusive arrangement with Cirque du Soleil […]

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  • Cirque in Macao?

    Cirque in Macao?

    Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS – News) and Cirque du Soleil announced today that they will create a one-of-a-kind show that will be featured on the Cotai Strip(TM) currently being developed by Las Vegas Sands in the People’s Republic of China Special Administrative Region of Macao. The new show, conceived and created solely by […]

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  • The Beatles: Love!

    The Beatles: Love!

    The Beatles(TM) LOVE(TM) by Cirque du Soleil(R) Director – Dominic Champagne, Music Directors – Sir George Martin & Giles Martin ————————————————————————- Preview Performances begin June 2 at The Mirage(R) in Las Vegas ————————————————————————- TICKETS ON SALE TODAY! MONTREAL, April 19 /CNW Telbec/ – Preview performances begin June 2 for The Beatles LOVE, the latest Cirque […]

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  • Cirque Theater in Japan Breaks Ground!

    Cirque Theater in Japan Breaks Ground!

    Cirque du Soleil Theater Groundbreaking Ceremony URAYASU, CHIBA—The groundbreaking ceremony for Oriental Land Co., Ltd.’s new project, a permanent Cirque du Soleil theater, took place on April 18, 2006 at Tokyo Disney Resort. The ceremony began at 10 a.m. at the site reserved for the theater next to Disney Ambassador Hotel. Representatives of Takenaka Corporation […]

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  • Cirque Permanently in the UK?

    Cirque Permanently in the UK?

    Cirque du Soleil negotiates O2 residency Nuala Calvi The Stage.Co.UK {} Cirque du Soleil is in negotiations about a possible residency at O2, the multi-million pound sports and entertainment complex being built on the site of the former Millennium Dome in Greenwich. Under the deal, the Canadian circus troupe will have a regular show at […]

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  • Inside Cirque’s Legal Department

    Inside Cirque’s Legal Department recently posted an article about Cirque du Soleil’s legal department. Check it out below:

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  • New Beatles Music to be Released

    New Beatles Music to be Released

    ‘NEW’ BEATLES MUSIC TO BE RELEASED THE BEATLES will release an album of “completely new music” taken from unreleased archive material to tie in with an upcoming Las Vegas, Nevada theatrical show. The stage production, due to open this summer (06), will last 90 minutes and features acrobats of the Cirque du Soleil interpreting The […]

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  • More on Cirque’s IT Outsourcing

    More on Cirque’s IT Outsourcing

    According to the Orlando Business Journal: { } As part of a new 10-year agreement to outsource its information technology needs, Montreal-based Cirque du Soleil says it will eliminate 84 jobs in Orlando, Montreal and Las Vegas. The company employs about 3,000 people. A spokeswoman for Cirque du Soleil says that only one position […]

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  • Cirque Outsources their IT Department!

    Cirque Outsources their IT Department!

    MONTREAL, QC, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ – Cirque du Soleil and CGI Group Inc. (CGI) today announced the signing of a 10-year information technology (IT) outsourcing contract valued at CDN $130 million. As part of this contract, 84 IT positions of the Cirque du Soleil in Montreal, Las Vegas, and Orlando will be transferred to CGI. […]

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  • “O” Named Favorite Show

    “O” Named Favorite Show

    This morning, “What’s On, The Las Vegas Guide” announced the winners of its 7th annual Visitors’ Choice Awards poll – honors selected by its readers covering everything from “dining and entertainment to nightlify, shopping, sightseeing and gaming.” Cirque du Soleil’s “O” was selected as the Favorite Production Show.

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  • Lovesick, the Making of Zumanity on DVD

    Lovesick, the Making of Zumanity on DVD

    Dare to enter the sensual world of LOVESICK, an adult-themed, reality-based drama that explores the eccentric lives lead by Sin City’s most provocative performers. Filmed over two years and set in Las Vegas during the creation of the cabaret-style production ZUMANITY ANOTHER SIDE OF CIRQUE DU SOLEIL’, LOVESICK discloses the disturbing reality of the talented […]

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  • Cirque Inks 3-Year TV Deal in the UK

    Cirque Inks 3-Year TV Deal in the UK

    Cirque de Soleil rolls up for three-year TV deal and Nickelodeon commission new comedy By: Liz Thomas – The Stage UK { } Circus show Cirque du Soleil is set to be revamped for UK television, after signing a three-year deal with Initial, a subsidiary of independent production giant Endemol, which makes Big Brother. […]

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  • M.A.C. Becomes Official Cosmetic Supplier

    M.A.C. Becomes Official Cosmetic Supplier

    CIRQUE DU SOLEIL CONFIRMS M.A.C OFFICIAL COSMETIC SUPPLIER FOR ALL TOURING SHOWS TORONTO, April 4 /CNW/ – M.A.C Cosmetics, the professional makeup brand of choice, and Cirque du Soleil, the Quebec-based entertainment company, proudly announce a first-time brand collaboration. Effective immediately, M.A.C will become the official cosmetic makeup supplier for all of Cirque du Soleil’s […]

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