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  • New Beatles Music to be Released

    New Beatles Music to be Released

    ‘NEW’ BEATLES MUSIC TO BE RELEASED THE BEATLES will release an album of “completely new music” taken from unreleased archive material to tie in with an upcoming Las Vegas, Nevada theatrical show. The stage production, due to open this summer (06), will last 90 minutes and features acrobats of the Cirque du Soleil interpreting The […]

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  • More on Cirque’s IT Outsourcing

    More on Cirque’s IT Outsourcing

    According to the Orlando Business Journal: { http://washington.bizjournals.com/orlando/stories/2006/04/03/daily38.html } As part of a new 10-year agreement to outsource its information technology needs, Montreal-based Cirque du Soleil says it will eliminate 84 jobs in Orlando, Montreal and Las Vegas. The company employs about 3,000 people. A spokeswoman for Cirque du Soleil says that only one position […]

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  • Cirque Outsources their IT Department!

    Cirque Outsources their IT Department!

    MONTREAL, QC, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ – Cirque du Soleil and CGI Group Inc. (CGI) today announced the signing of a 10-year information technology (IT) outsourcing contract valued at CDN $130 million. As part of this contract, 84 IT positions of the Cirque du Soleil in Montreal, Las Vegas, and Orlando will be transferred to CGI. […]

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  • “O” Named Favorite Show

    “O” Named Favorite Show

    This morning, “What’s On, The Las Vegas Guide” announced the winners of its 7th annual Visitors’ Choice Awards poll – honors selected by its readers covering everything from “dining and entertainment to nightlify, shopping, sightseeing and gaming.” Cirque du Soleil’s “O” was selected as the Favorite Production Show.

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  • Lovesick, the Making of Zumanity on DVD

    Lovesick, the Making of Zumanity on DVD

    Dare to enter the sensual world of LOVESICK, an adult-themed, reality-based drama that explores the eccentric lives lead by Sin City’s most provocative performers. Filmed over two years and set in Las Vegas during the creation of the cabaret-style production ZUMANITY ANOTHER SIDE OF CIRQUE DU SOLEIL’, LOVESICK discloses the disturbing reality of the talented […]

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  • Cirque Inks 3-Year TV Deal in the UK

    Cirque Inks 3-Year TV Deal in the UK

    Cirque de Soleil rolls up for three-year TV deal and Nickelodeon commission new comedy By: Liz Thomas – The Stage UK { http://www.thestage.co.uk/news/newsstory.php/12171/cirque-de-soleil-rolls-up-for-three-year-tv } Circus show Cirque du Soleil is set to be revamped for UK television, after signing a three-year deal with Initial, a subsidiary of independent production giant Endemol, which makes Big Brother. […]

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  • M.A.C. Becomes Official Cosmetic Supplier

    M.A.C. Becomes Official Cosmetic Supplier

    CIRQUE DU SOLEIL CONFIRMS M.A.C OFFICIAL COSMETIC SUPPLIER FOR ALL TOURING SHOWS TORONTO, April 4 /CNW/ – M.A.C Cosmetics, the professional makeup brand of choice, and Cirque du Soleil, the Quebec-based entertainment company, proudly announce a first-time brand collaboration. Effective immediately, M.A.C will become the official cosmetic makeup supplier for all of Cirque du Soleil’s […]

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  • Presse: Flights of Fantasy (Varekai in Australia)

    Presse: Flights of Fantasy (Varekai in Australia)

    Flights of fantasy By Stephen Dunne April 1, 2006 The Sydney Morning Herald http://www.smh.com.au/news/entertainment/flights-of-fantasy/2006/03/30/1143441267062.html * * * * * * * * A couple of interesting facts in this article are: — Australia is one of Cirque du Soleil’s best markets, and Sydney is the lynchpin. — Saltimbanco in 1999 sold approximately 750,000 tickets. — […]

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  • CulturePulp’s “The Secret Cirque”

    CulturePulp’s “The Secret Cirque”

    Cirque du Comic? In the hands of creator Mike Russel, the answer is a resounding YES! Cirque du Soleil has recently been featured in CulturePulp, Mike’s “journalism comic” that appears online and in The Oregonian, a newspaper serving the state of Oregon, as #49: “The Secret Cirque”. This time, we hang out in the backstage […]

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  • It’s Official: CDS to open Singapore Show!

    It’s Official: CDS to open Singapore Show!

    As part of an announcement in Singapore to open an MGM Mirage hotel, the hotel-casino operator also announced it would include a permanent Cirque du Soleil production. “Cirque du Soleil’s innovative entertainment plays a significant role in our company’s reputation for presenting the best possible entertainment available at our Las Vegas resorts,” MGM Mirage Chairman […]

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  • Guy Laliberte on Forbes List of Billionaires

    Guy Laliberte on Forbes List of Billionaires

    Forbes Magazine recently released their list of billionaires and it’s no surprise that Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates is on the top of the list; his net worth has risen to $50 billion, making him the world’s richest person. Number 2 slot is Warren Buffet. So where is Guy Laliberte, one of the founding fathers of […]

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  • Presse: In-Shape Cirque members get ‘ease’ for effort

    Presse: In-Shape Cirque members get ‘ease’ for effort

    In-shape Cirque members get ‘ease’ for effort Troupers maintain fitness mostly by doing the show By JEANNINE STEIN Los Angeles Times Anyone who has witnessed a Cirque du Soleil performance has the visceral reaction of wanting to chuck it all and run away with the circus. Problem is, less than one one-hundredth of the population […]

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  • Cirque du Delirium

    Cirque du Delirium

    Cirque du Soleil stole my idea - how dare they! I once wrote an article for the Fascination! newsletter (Issue #30, February 2004, available in our Back Issues section) about creating a Cirque music cover band and now we have Cirque du Soleil's Delirium, where the music is the focal point of the show. At first I had mixed, or should I say re-mixed, feelings because I have to admit that the dance mix songs from the "Solarium" and "Delirium" CDs were not very appealing to me. That is, until I got used to them.

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  • Corteo tours with “Mirror Image” Meyer Sound

    Corteo tours with “Mirror Image” Meyer Sound

    SAN FRANCISCO — Corteo is the title of a new Cirque du Soleil® touring production that vividly portrays the funeral of a circus clown as a festive parade with a carnival-like atmosphere. Processions — on stage and careening above it — are woven throughout the story, a theme that prompted placement of an elongated open […]

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  • Cirque du Soleil at the 1st World Outgames?

    Cirque du Soleil at the 1st World Outgames?

    Cirque to perform the opening and closing ceremonies. Details within: * * * MONTREAL, March 7 /CNW Telbec/ – To mark International Women’s Day, the Organising Committee of the 1st World Outgames Montréal 2006 launched today the Outgames “Circle of Women”. The goal of the Circle is to promote greater participation by women by encouraging […]

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