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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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  • LUZIA Celebrates 1,000th Performance!

    LUZIA Celebrates 1,000th Performance!

    On Saturday, January 12th, Cirque du Soleil's Luzia celebrated it's 1,000th performance. Congratulations!

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  • Meet BAZZAR Hair Aerialist Samantha Pitard

    Meet BAZZAR Hair Aerialist Samantha Pitard

    Pitard, 27, is a hair aerialist at Cirque du Soleil BAZZAR, showing in Delhi till January 20. Less than five years ago, her specialised hair-hang act nearly cost her her life, when she plunged 30 feet to the ground with seven other acrobats while performing for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus.

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  • Meet Pablo & Patrick, BAZZAR teeterboarders

    Meet Pablo & Patrick, BAZZAR teeterboarders

    After an aerial somersault, an acrobat lands perfectly on the teeterboard and raises his arm with a Shah Rukh Khan flourish. Take a closer look, he’s out of breath. When the lights come on during the intermission, the Delhi smog hangs heavy inside the tent. This is not surprising, considering Cirque du Soleil’s Bazzar has set up show in Aerocity, Delhi.

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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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