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  • Access Hollywood to Broadcast LOVE

    Access Hollywood to Broadcast LOVE

    ACCESS HOLLYWOOD TO BROADCAST EXCLUSIVE IN-DEPTH LOOK AT THE BEATLES LOVE BY CIRQUE DU SOLEIL New York – August 7, 2006 — Access Hollywood takes an exclusive in-depth look at the The Beatles LOVE, the highly acclaimed latest Cirque du Soleil production, in a one-hour program hosted by anchors Nancy O’Dell and Billy Bush. The […]

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  • An Overview of the 2007 ‘Poster Art’ Calendar

    An Overview of the 2007 ‘Poster Art’ Calendar

    Believe it or not, the "Poster Art" calendar is but one of three Cirque du Soleil-themed schedules available for your enjoyment next year and their proliferation comes as quite a surprise to us.

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  • Congrats, Mystère!

    Congrats, Mystère!

    Mystère, Cirque du Soleil at Treasure Island, celebrated its 6,000th performance at 7:30pm tonight! Congrats! The Las Vegas Sun ran a small snippit of congratulations with a couple of interesting factoids about the show’s 13-years: Mystère has used 19 miles of bungee cord 72,000 red balloons The stage has been painted over 247 times Fog […]

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  • Where’s My CirqueTech/FAQ?

    Where’s My CirqueTech/FAQ?

    Our apologies for not posting this week’s CirqueTech or FAQ column. Our column test period (July) has now ended and we’ve decided to alter the distribution methods of three of our columns. Instead of a daily release, we have decided to post columns on Monday, Wednesday and Friday’s only for the month of August, as […]

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  • Didyaknow? – Cirque Awards III: The Juno & Grammy

    Didyaknow? – Cirque Awards III: The Juno & Grammy

    Didyaknow that Cirque du Soleil has been nominated for various awards for its music in both its native Canada and in the United States? The Juno Awards are a Canadian award, presented by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences such artists and bands for their outstanding artistic and technical achievement in music. The […]

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  • Didyaknow? – The Cirque Video Catalog

    Didyaknow? – The Cirque Video Catalog

    Didyaknow that Cirque du Soleil has released its product onto video for home consumption since its inception? In the 1980’s, Cirque du Soleil’s television productions were overseen by Telemagik, an in-house production company, and released independently. Telemagik filmed and/or released the documentaries: “Quel Cirque”, “Saltimbanco’s Diary”, “Illusion of Truth: Alegria”, “Full Circle”, and “Baroque Odyssey, […]

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  • CirqueTech – Dralion at the RAH

    CirqueTech – Dralion at the RAH

    When Cirque du Soleil visits London with a touring production its setup is unlike anywhere else in the world. What makes London different than any other international city? The Royal Albert Hall (RAH). When Cirque comes to town their trademark blue-and-yellow swirled big top is not raised; instead, Cirque du Soleil resides inside this grand […]

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  • Quarterly Compendium Released (Q2 2006)

    Quarterly Compendium Released (Q2 2006)

    Fascination! released its second “Quarterly Compendium”, a collection of articles, news and features posted to the Fascination! Newsletter website in April, May and June 2006. You can find the Quarterly issue in our Back Issues category or read it here.

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  • Article on Cirque’s Music

    Article on Cirque’s Music

    The Philadelphia Inquirer published an article on Wednesday scratching the surface of the lyrical development of some of Cirque du Soleil’s music. You can read the article by following the link below: http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/magazine/daily/15121970.htm

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  • Mystère to Celebrate 6,000th Performance

    Mystère to Celebrate 6,000th Performance

    NEWSFLASH: Mystère will celebrate its 6,000th performance on Sunday, August 6, 2006 at 7:30pm! Mystère’s other performance milestones: Celebrated 2,000th performance on Sunday, March 15, 1998 at 7:30pm Celebrated 3,000th performance on Thursday, April 27, 2000 at 10:30pm Celebrated 4,000th performance on Friday, May 24, 2002 at 7:30pm Celebrated 4,500th performance on Monday, June 16 […]

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  • Didyaknow? – Cirque Awards II: Gémeaux Awards

    Didyaknow? РCirque Awards II: G̩meaux Awards

    Didyaknow that, beyond the Gemini’s, which the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television presents to its members in celebration of their achievements, isn’t the only award for television programming given in Canada? The Gémeaux Award, or Prix Gémeaux, is an Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television sponsored award that honors French-Canadian (Québécois) achievements in Canadian […]

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  • Didyaknow? – Cirque’s Music; what label?

    Didyaknow? – Cirque’s Music; what label?

    Cirque du Soleil’s music has been released on a variety of labels over the years. Didyaknow you can tell which label released what title? This is often tricky to determine at face value, as generally the album cover artwork, insert booklet contents and general packaging visuals did not change from label to label (although the […]

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  • Last Chance to see Quidam in US!

    Last Chance to see Quidam in US!

    While it hasn’t officially been posted by Cirque du Soleil, we have it on good authority that St. Louis will be the final stop in Quidam’s 3rd North American Tour. The show is rumored to be visiting Dubai (UAE), Seoul (South Korea) and Shanghai (China) after St. Louis. Other tour locations have yet to be […]

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  • Orange Business Services to Manage Cirque’s Global Network

    Orange Business Services to Manage Cirque’s Global Network

    Cirque du Soleil: The Show Goes On Thanks To Orange Business Services PARIS, July 19 /CNW/ – Orange Business Services today announced a new four-year, 3.13 million euro (USD $4 million) deal with Cirque du Soleil to deploy and manage its global network to support each of the troupe’s performance venues around the world, with […]

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  • CirqueTech: Quidam Soundscape

    CirqueTech: Quidam Soundscape

    Have you ever wondered what technology goes into bringing each Cirque du Soleil show to life musically? In September 1996, Theater Crafts International (TCI) magazine took a peek into Cirque du Soleil’s Quidam – then, the newest touring show – and reviewed the music technology (specificially the speakers) the production was using. While this information […]

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