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  • The 18th Annual Run Away with Cirque will be its Last

    The 18th Annual Run Away with Cirque will be its Last

    This year’s event, the 18th-annual family-friendly 5K run and 1-mile walk, will benefit the Springs Preserve and Cirque du Soleil foundations and will include live music and circus play area at the finish line in addition to all those photo ops. But this year’s Run Away will also be special for another reason: It’s the last one.

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  • Behind the scenes of “Alegría”

    Behind the scenes of “Alegría”

    In August, Cirque du Soleil will set up its marquee in Gatineau to present the second coming of "Alegría", twenty-five years after its first performance. Two months into the Montreal premiere, the show's craftsmen juggled between the renewed elements of the first replay of the company's history, that of an emblematic work played 6,600 times in front of 14 million spectators. Incursion behind the scenes of a classic being (re) created.'

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  • Hans Zimmer Joins ONE NIGHT FOR ONE DROP Creative Team

    Hans Zimmer Joins ONE NIGHT FOR ONE DROP Creative Team

    One Night for One Drop 2019, presented by MGM Resorts International, is pleased to welcome award-winning film score composer Hans Zimmer to the "O" Theatre stage as he presents three brilliant compositions, including a modified piece from the blockbuster hit "Interstellar," specially adapted for the one-night-only performance.

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  • CDS implements Openbravo POS for omnichannel experience

    CDS implements Openbravo POS for omnichannel experience

    One of the world’s leading entertainment group has extended its partnership with a cloud-based omnichannel and supply chain software solutions provider, as it looks develop its digital strategy.

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  • Cirque to bring its 1994 show Alegria into the 21st century

    Cirque to bring its 1994 show Alegria into the 21st century

    The Cirque du Soleil show, which premièred under the Big Top in Old Montreal in April 1994, has been performed over 6,600 times since then, both during its original Big Top run and then during a 4 1/2-year arena tour. It was seen by 14 million people in 255 cities around the world. And now it’s coming back, with Alegria: In a New Light.

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  • A Conversation with BAZZAR Costume Designer James Lavoie

    A Conversation with BAZZAR Costume Designer James Lavoie

    Running over two months, Cirque du Soleil's BAZZAR marked the entertainment company's first time in India. A recreation of an Indian marketplace, Bazzar's protagonist is a maestro who dreams of putting together a larger-than-life theatrical production.

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  • More on “The Jump” for Las Vegas

    More on “The Jump” for Las Vegas

    In addition to the announcement that Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group was acquiring “The Works Entertainment”, Lamare also said that a seventh Cirque du Soleil show is in pre-production in Las Vegas, this one for the Luxor Hotel.

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  • The Real-Life Diet of Aleksei Goloborodko, the Most Flexible Man in the World

    The Real-Life Diet of Aleksei Goloborodko, the Most Flexible Man in the World

    On the spectrum of human flexibility, 24-year-old Aleksei Goloborodko lies somewhere between “world-class contortionist” and “literally made of pipe cleaners.” Originally from Tula, Russia, the Bronze Clown winner—the circus world’s equivalent of the Oscars—is currently crisscrossing the globe (and his body) on tour with Cirque du Soleil’s production of Luzia. He talks extreme stretching, meal planning, and his advice for aspiring circus performers everywhere.

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  • Cirque Acquires “The Works Entertainment”

    Cirque Acquires “The Works Entertainment”

    Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group announces today the acquisition of The Works Entertainment, the world-class creative and production company known for The Illusionists franchise and other variety shows. The addition of their well-known brands to Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group's portfolio allows the global leader in live entertainment to continue its diversification of content offering and consolidate its presence in soft-seat theatres.

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  • Leo Messi Joins Residente On Stage at Messi10 Event in Barcelona

    Leo Messi Joins Residente On Stage at Messi10 Event in Barcelona

    FC Barcelona players and Sony Music Latin artists mingled at the private party at Camp Nou stadium celebrating the upcoming Cirque du Soleil soccer spectacular.

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  • New Alegría Vision Shared in New Video

    New Alegría Vision Shared in New Video

    Jean-Guy Legault, director of Alegria by Cirque du Soleil, shares his vision for the show and how Alegria’s timeless message of resilience inspired its reinvention. Within, see the new Fleur, what could possibly be the new set, and what appears to be the order of the show's acts.

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  • Cirque Withdrew From China Show as Tensions Mounted

    Cirque Withdrew From China Show as Tensions Mounted

    As diplomatic relations grew tenser between Canada and China last month, one of Canada’s most recognizable entertainment companies withdrew from a prominent Chinese television program.

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  • The New “Vai Vedrai” Now Available

    The New “Vai Vedrai” Now Available

    After presenting a captivating number during the gala Célébration 2019, Cirque du Soleil is proud to unveil a revisited version of Vai Vedrai, the first musical excerpt from its new revisited Alegría- In a New Light soundtrack.

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  • Priscilia Le Foll: “Every Millisecond in Life Counts”

    Priscilia Le Foll: “Every Millisecond in Life Counts”

    Despite suffering from thyroid cancer last year (2017), the French Cirque du Soleil touring show singer Priscilia Le Foll still enchants thousands of spectators with her voice every day. Having defeated the disease, her voice is now even stronger than before. Read another amazing story full of courage.

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  • Alegría makes its “debut” on Célébration 2019

    Alegría makes its “debut” on Célébration 2019

    Tonight during the Gala Célébration 2019 Cirque du Soleil revealed the new version of "Vai Vedrai" from Alegria and NOW you can listen to it on all of your favorite streaming platforms like: Spotify, Google Play and iTunes.

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