News Headlines Archive

  • ‘Twas The Night Before Did Well

    ‘Twas The Night Before Did Well

    This morning, the Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) held its Q2 2020 Earnings Call and from two comments made on that call, it appears that Cirque du Soleil's Christmas-themed show 'Twas The Night Before... did quite well

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  • HULU Streams Cirque Series That Became Reality for Local Culver City, CA Teen

    HULU Streams Cirque Series That Became Reality for Local Culver City, CA Teen

    Culver City native Ellowyn Stanton now lives the life of the character she portrayed in the highly rated, original children's live-action scripted series Big Top Academy (BTA), produced by Cirque du Soleil Images, Discovery Kids, and Apartment 11 Productions. On January 11, 2020, HULU announced it would stream all 52 episodes in the United States.

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  • Possible Cirque du Soleil event in Provincetown cancelled

    Possible Cirque du Soleil event in Provincetown cancelled

    While an actual Cirque du Soleil event was never publicly confirmed, sponsor Eric Martin on Truro confirmed specifically in an email that no Cirque du Soleil event is planned this summer.

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  • Cirque keeping in contact with employees stuck in China

    Cirque keeping in contact with employees stuck in China

    Cirque du Soleil says it's keeping a close eye on the employees who are stuck in the quarantine zone in China, where measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus have resulted in highway closures and cancelled flights. Daniel Lamarre, executive director of Cirque du Soleil, said that of the 48 employees affected by Chinese containment measures, eight are Canadian citizens.

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  • Bus.com Partners with Cirque as Official Coach Bus Transport

    Bus.com Partners with Cirque as Official Coach Bus Transport

    Through this partnership the two companies will strengthen their logistics relationship to support the complex travel needs of the Cirque du Soleil touring shows casts and crews across Canada and the United States. Both teams will work together on touring needs for Big Top and arena shows, in more than 100 cities across this vast territory.

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  • Seven artists sit out MJ ONE show after returning from China

    Seven artists sit out MJ ONE show after returning from China

    Seven performers are sitting out of Michael Jackson ONE to ensure they were not showing symptoms of the coronavirus. The Chinese artists had just returned to Las Vegas after traveling home to China. None of the seven artists were near the Chinese city of Wuhan during their time in China.

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  • Cirque cancels shows in China over Coronavirus

    Cirque cancels shows in China over Coronavirus

    The iconic Canadian acrobatic troupe Cirque du Soleil announced Thursday that its shows in Hangzhou, China, are canceled due to concerns over a coronavirus outbreak in the country. The call was made in response to Chinese officials' requests to close all indoor activities with 100 or more people in attendance in order to contain the outbreak, the company said in a statement.

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  • ‘LOVE’ Cast Reveal How The Beatles’ Music Affects Them

    ‘LOVE’ Cast Reveal How The Beatles’ Music Affects Them

    The Grammy Award winning stage production is inspired by the poetry of the Beatles’ lyrics and brought to life by a cast of world-class aerialists, acrobats and dancers. uDiscover Music caught up with two Cirque du Soleil members, actor Uys De Buisson and acrobat Sophia Singleton, to discuss how The Beatles’ music connects with the LOVE cast.

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  • BWW Review: MESSI10 at ABHA Arena, Qatar

    BWW Review: MESSI10 at ABHA Arena, Qatar

    Alchemy Project Entertainment in a presentation by Qatar National Tourism Council, premieres Messi10, the latest creation of renowned Cirque du Soleil inspired by Leo Messi, the international legendary sports icon in a breathtaking and groundbreaking tale of exciting world-class entertainment unlike anything ever seen before.

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  • ‘KÁ’ gets an acrobatic boost from new Icarian Games act

    ‘KÁ’ gets an acrobatic boost from new Icarian Games act

    Now that Cirque du Soleil has introduced a new type of stunt-based action spectacular to the world with “R.U.N” at Luxor, it seemed like a great time to revisit the company’s other action-packed resident show on the Las Vegas Strip, “KÁ” at MGM Grand. As a bonus, I got to see the newest act in this unique production, a quartet of talented “foot juggling” artists from Ethiopia.

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  • One Drop Recognized as Top NonProfit in Canada

    One Drop Recognized as Top NonProfit in Canada

    International water foundation One Drop was named one of the Top 10 International Impact Charities in Canada for 2019 for 'making a difference' by Charity Intelligence, an organization that conducts independent research and develops in-depth reports in the philanthropic sector.

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  • Is Cirque Coming to Circus Circus?

    Is Cirque Coming to Circus Circus?

    According to the Denton Daily, Treasure Island owner Phil Ruffin on Wednesday told the state Gaming Control Board that “The Illusionists,” which he says is playing in New York and is Cirque du Soleil’s most successful show, would be housed in a 2,000-seat, $11 million theater to be built on the front side of the Circus Circus property.

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  • LV Weekly: What Inspires RJ Owens?

    LV Weekly: What Inspires RJ Owens?

    If you've seen Mystère, you've seen RJ Owens as Bebe François, the bonneted clown whose innocent, toddler-like antics provide many of the show's biggest laughs. But like everyone else involved with Cirque, Owens has talents and passions that exist far outside his nightly role. Owens recently shared a few of the things that inspire his ever-searching mind.

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  • ONOD 8: March 27, 2020 at Luxor, Las Vegas

    ONOD 8: March 27, 2020 at Luxor, Las Vegas

    One Night for One Drop is back: the 8th annual edition will be held on Friday March 27, 2020 at the Luxor Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas featuring a thrilling performance of R.U.N - the first live action thriller by Cirque du Soleil.

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  • VITORI Wows Audience at MCC

    VITORI Wows Audience at MCC

    A show-stopping performance by some of the world’s best acrobats is holding the audience at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta in awe. Cirque du Soleil is presenting an original show, titled Vitori, for the first time in Malta. But the long-awaited spectacle is not only about acrobatics, as there is also live singing and a lot of dancing going on.

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