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  • AXEL – A New Experience Fusing World-Class Ice Skating with Breathtaking Acrobatics

    AXEL – A New Experience Fusing World-Class Ice Skating with Breathtaking Acrobatics

    Cirque du Soleil is proud to announce its return on ice with a new creation that will spin you into the vibrant world of Cirque du Soleil AXEL.

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  • For Guy Laliberté, the PY1 pyramid is his new Cirque du Soleil

    For Guy Laliberté, the PY1 pyramid is his new Cirque du Soleil

    Lune Rouge’s first major project is the PY1 pyramid, an odd-looking 25-metre-high structure made of steel and concrete that is located on the Clock Tower Pier at the east end of the Old Port. It will be home to an immersive sound-and-light show called Through the Echoes, which opens June 1 and will be performed five times a day until late September.

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  • Cirque-Inspired Movies In Works With Dan Lin’s Rideback

    Cirque-Inspired Movies In Works With Dan Lin’s Rideback

    The producer of Cirque du Soleil and Dan Lin’s Rideback have made a deal to develop feature films based on the stories and characters from the catalog of the iconic global live entertainment franchise. The movie projects will be spearheaded by Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group president and CEO Daniel Lamarre and Lin along with Sebastien Ouimet.

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  • Why “R.U.N” will reshape Luxor

    Why “R.U.N” will reshape Luxor

    The days of regularly imploding casinos and building brand-new casino resorts on the Strip appear to be over. We are now in the era of the massive remodel. “I think it’s more about updating the property we have to be the best asset in its class. We can’t really rebrand what Luxor is, but what we can do is improve and update the offerings from rooms to restaurants and things like this show.” That makes the arrival of “R.U.N,” billed as Cirque’s first live-action thriller production and set to open October 24 at Luxor’s 1,500-seat theater, even more important for the pyramid, MGM Resorts International and the Strip in general.

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  • Grayslake native living his ‘inspiration’ as Cirque performer

    Grayslake native living his ‘inspiration’ as Cirque performer

    Getting cast in Cirque du Soleil's "Volta" has been a dream come true for Kevin Beverley. And the Grayslake native is especially excited to perform for a hometown crowd when the 2017 touring big-top show makes its Chicago debut this weekend on the grounds of Soldier Field.

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  • John Katsilometes: “O,” we have shows

    John Katsilometes: “O,” we have shows

    Cirque du Soleil is wading further into the deep end with “O” at Bellagio, its most profitable Strip production over the past 20-plus years. The company plans to expand the show’s schedule to seven days a week by 2020.

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  • Jean David’s Quel Cirque, Part 5 of 12: “Persuasion”

    Jean David’s Quel Cirque, Part 5 of 12: “Persuasion”

    Cirque du Soleil mastered the art of information control or, if you like, public communications. Media relations played a pivotal role in our company’s success. Above all, much like publicity it helped boost ticket sales. Media relations directly affected everything written or said about our shows and organization. For over 50% of the clientele, the […]

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  • Issue #184: MAY 2019

    Issue #184: MAY 2019

    This Month: It's all about Alegria: In a New Light!

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  • Lamarre: Acrobats still part of the act; ‘MJ One’ to stay

    Lamarre: Acrobats still part of the act; ‘MJ One’ to stay

    Daniel Lamarre is not ready to pink-slip the clowns and acrobats in Cirque du Soleil. “I think the challenge for us is each show has to be distinctive, to have new ideas to apply to acrobatics,” Cirque’s CEO and president said this past week in an interview in the company’s Las Vegas headquarters. “We’re not saying no, forever. But now, our clientele looking for acrobatic shows is very well served.”

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  • BWW Interview: Puppeteers Talk TORUK – THE FIRST FLIGHT

    BWW Interview: Puppeteers Talk TORUK – THE FIRST FLIGHT

    TORUK - The First Flight is a show inspired by James Cameron's movie AVATAR, and created by Cirque du Soleil; it comes to London's O2 Arena in June. BroadwayWorld spoke to puppeteers Helen Day and Antony Antunes about the show.

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  • BWW Interview: Lauren Herley And Jennifer Lecuyer of BAZZAR

    BWW Interview: Lauren Herley And Jennifer Lecuyer of BAZZAR

    BroadwayWorld checked in with BAZZAR's leading lady, Floating Woman - portrayed by Lauren Herley, and the Artistic Director of the show, Jennifer Luceyer.

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  • Cirque Rates #1 in Canadian Reputation Study

    Cirque Rates #1 in Canadian Reputation Study

    Entertainment company Cirque du Soleil outperformed all other Canadian companies to earn the number one ranking in the fifth annual 2019 Canada RepTrak 50, the largest corporate reputation study ever conducted in Canada, Reputation Institute announced today.

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  • Criss Angel fires a shot at Cirque as ‘R.U.N’ is announced

    Criss Angel fires a shot at Cirque as ‘R.U.N’ is announced

    Criss Angel has thrown a fireball at Cirque du Soleil, and the company’s new production “R.U.N.” On Tuesday, the day Cirque announced its new, immersive, action-movie-fashioned stage show at Luxor, Angel posted the social-media message, “Sorry, @Cirque it’s already been done” with a kissy-face emoji and the #CrissAngel #Mindfreak @PHVegas #immersive tags.

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  • Cirque du Soleil to Perform VITORI (Victory) in MALTA

    Cirque du Soleil to Perform VITORI (Victory) in MALTA

    Cirque du Soleil will be performing 28 shows over six consecutive weeks, starting from the 27 November, through till the 20 of December in Malta, the Malta Tourism Authority has announced. The show, Victory, will be centered around a chess team.

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  • R.U.N – the first live action thriller by Cirque du Soleil

    R.U.N – the first live action thriller by Cirque du Soleil

    What would happen if a blockbuster Hollywood action movie was combined with a creative Cirque du Soleil stage production?

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