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  • DIVA makes way for REBEL in Andorra

    DIVA makes way for REBEL in Andorra

    DIVA makes way for REBEL in Andorra. In July, Andorra will live to the beat of the thrilling new show from Cirque du Soleil. REBEL, the new Cirque du Soleil show in Andorra, pays tribute to icons of song through a soundtrack inspired by love, one of the most often explored themes of music.

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  • Daniel Lamarre & André Simard Appointed Order of Canada

    Daniel Lamarre & André Simard Appointed Order of Canada

    Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group is extremely proud of the appointment of Daniel Lamarre, President and CEO of Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, as Officer of the Order of Canada, and the appointment of André Simard, retired Acrobatic Designer of Cirque du Soleil, as Member of the Order of Canada.

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  • Happy 25th Anniversary Mystère!

    Happy 25th Anniversary Mystère!

    On December 25, 1993, Cirque du Soleil launched Mystère at the Treasure Island Casino-Hotel, changing the nature of entertainment in Las Vegas forever. This year, Cirque du Soleil celebrates 25 years in Las Vegas with the flower in the desert that started it all!

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  • Blue Man Group sells building at first Opportunity

    Blue Man Group sells building at first Opportunity

    Opportunity has knocked on the Blue Man Group’s door. The performance art company’s property at 48 Clinton St. will be the first in Manhattan to be sold to a Qualified Opportunity Fund in an Opportunity Zone. The buyer, Dr. Arani Bose, is the co-founder of the medical device company Penumbra. Under Opportunity Zone rules, he will be investing a gain from another investment vehicle and intends to redevelop the building for his private foundation, the brokers said.

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  • Famed Moscow Circus Cracks The Whip At Cirque Du Soleil

    Famed Moscow Circus Cracks The Whip At Cirque Du Soleil

    Money, sanctions, and the Kremlin are getting mixed up with tigers, acrobats, and monkeys to create a new circus in Russia, but it’s not getting many laughs, oohs, or aahs. At a Kremlin meeting on December 15, Zapashny alleged that the famed Canadian troupe, Cirque du Soleil, was seeking to undermine the Moscow circus by angling to build a facility in Moscow for performances and training.

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  • What it’s really like to be part of the Cirque du Soleil?

    What it’s really like to be part of the Cirque du Soleil?

    There aren't many shows that keep you on the edge of your seat, make you laugh and boast beautiful costumes, but TOTEM does just that. It tells the story of the human species, from our original amphibian state up to modern man. The characters evolve on a stage, telling the story through performance, costume and an incredible stage set.

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  • The Cirque star who found rejuvenation on Lamma Island

    The Cirque star who found rejuvenation on Lamma Island

    The atmosphere electric, the music soaring, each night Rose Winebrenner took to the stage in front of a rapt audience. After 20 years’ hard work, the mezzo soprano had the lead role in Zaia, a theatrical extravaganza by Cirque du Soleil in Macau. Beginning in 2008, it was intended to run for a decade. But after just four years the show was cancelled. Winebrenner’s dreams were dashed; her life turned upside down.

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  • Cirque Water Park Concept will Transform from Day to Night

    Cirque Water Park Concept will Transform from Day to Night

    At this year’s IAAPA Expo 2018, Cirque du Soleil revealed an exciting new concept for a water park themed to the mind-bending entertainment company. This water park, if built, will entertain visitors both during the day and at night. When the sun is up, guests can enjoy many thrilling water rides and slides.

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  • MSC Reveals New Cirque at Sea Shows for MSC Bellissima

    MSC Reveals New Cirque at Sea Shows for MSC Bellissima

    Two new Cirque du Soleil at Sea shows to launch on board MSC Bellissima in March 2019: SYMA – Sail beyond Imagination and VARÉLIA – Love in Full Color. These two original shows will be exclusive to MSC Cruises guests and cannot be seen anywhere else in the world!

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  • Hommage #5: Les Cowboys Fringants

    Hommage #5: Les Cowboys Fringants

    The fifth chapter of the Cirque du Soleil tribute series will celebrate the music of Les Cowboys Fringants, the popular and critically-acclaimed Quebec band who has rocked the French-speaking world for two decades. This series is presented exclusively at the Cogeco Amphitheater in Trois-Rivières.

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  • Stratford Company Filming Documentary on Cirque in China

    Stratford Company Filming Documentary on Cirque in China

    In a world-first, Montreal’s Cirque du Soleil will open a resident show in China next summer, and Stratford’s Ballinran Entertainment will be tagging along for the ride. According to the production company’s founder, Craig Thompson, his team and that of Toronto’s White Pine Pictures are set to follow 50 acrobats — half of which are from China — as they prepare for Cirque du Soleil’s The Land of Fantasy, set to open next summer in the company’s first theatre built outside of North America, in the southern Chinese city of Hangzhou.

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  • NFL Experience in Times Square will stay open for free

    NFL Experience in Times Square will stay open for free

    Pint-size football fans in the know are getting their fill of their favorite pastime — for free. The word hasn’t spread widely about this surprising holiday fantasy at the NFL Experience, an interactive museum spread over 40,000 square feet in Times Square. The museum — which boasts a simulated game in a 4-D movie theater and allows users to throw a football to a digital player and tackle a blocking dummy — was supposed to close on Sept. 30 after less than a year.

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  • Mastercard and Cirque unveil Priceless Experiences

    Mastercard and Cirque unveil Priceless Experiences

    Mastercard today announced a multi-year deal with Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group to be the official partner of Cirque du Soleil Touring Shows in Canada. Beginning this month, Mastercard will make a suite of offers and benefits available to cardholders, allowing them to experience the magic of Cirque du Soleil like never before.

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  • Cirque Performance Hall in Moscow to Open in 2019

    Cirque Performance Hall in Moscow to Open in 2019

    The multi-functional concert hall Amphion is slated to open in 2019 near the Skolkovo transport hub, the Russian State Circus Agency, said in a statement on their web site on Tuesday. The theater will have the capacity of 8500 people and will serve as the main venue for Cirque du Soleil performances.

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  • TORUK Celebrates 700th Performance

    TORUK Celebrates 700th Performance

    TORUK celebrated it's 700th performance over the weekend - congratulations!

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