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  • Jean David’s Quel Cirque, Part 12 of 12: “The Revelator”

    Jean David’s Quel Cirque, Part 12 of 12: “The Revelator”

    From the time Cirque du Soleil began performing in 1984, something fascinating occurred. Many people were moved to tears by the end of every performance. The comments we gathered from spectators were heartfelt and sincere. It was beautiful to see. People were touched by the originality and the simplicity of the spectacle. We were offering […]

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  • Jean David’s Quel Cirque, Part 11 of 12: “At the Summit”

    Jean David’s Quel Cirque, Part 11 of 12: “At the Summit”

    Early in the spring of 1995, we got a call from Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien, asking us to perform at the G7 conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia. It was a little inconvenient. Normally Cirque du Soleil didn’t take part in special events. Besides, it would mean quickly putting together a show with artists and […]

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  • “DRAWN TO LIFE” Announced for Walt Disney World

    “DRAWN TO LIFE” Announced for Walt Disney World

    DRAWN TO LIFE open for previews March 20, 2020, and officially premieres April 17, 2020.

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  • One Drop Recognized as Top NonProfit in Canada

    One Drop Recognized as Top NonProfit in Canada

    International water foundation One Drop was named one of the Top 10 International Impact Charities in Canada for 2019 for 'making a difference' by Charity Intelligence, an organization that conducts independent research and develops in-depth reports in the philanthropic sector.

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  • Issue #191: DEC 2019

    Issue #191: DEC 2019

    This Month: Berlin 2020 is "NYSA", Disney 2020 is "Drawn to Life", KÀ gets a new act, Hommage #6 is a tribute to Quebec Divas, and more!

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  • Is Cirque Coming to Circus Circus?

    Is Cirque Coming to Circus Circus?

    According to the Denton Daily, Treasure Island owner Phil Ruffin on Wednesday told the state Gaming Control Board that “The Illusionists,” which he says is playing in New York and is Cirque du Soleil’s most successful show, would be housed in a 2,000-seat, $11 million theater to be built on the front side of the Circus Circus property.

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  • LV Weekly: What Inspires RJ Owens?

    LV Weekly: What Inspires RJ Owens?

    If you've seen Mystère, you've seen RJ Owens as Bebe François, the bonneted clown whose innocent, toddler-like antics provide many of the show's biggest laughs. But like everyone else involved with Cirque, Owens has talents and passions that exist far outside his nightly role. Owens recently shared a few of the things that inspire his ever-searching mind.

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  • ONOD 8: March 27, 2020 at Luxor, Las Vegas

    ONOD 8: March 27, 2020 at Luxor, Las Vegas

    One Night for One Drop is back: the 8th annual edition will be held on Friday March 27, 2020 at the Luxor Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas featuring a thrilling performance of R.U.N - the first live action thriller by Cirque du Soleil.

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  • VITORI Wows Audience at MCC

    VITORI Wows Audience at MCC

    A show-stopping performance by some of the world’s best acrobats is holding the audience at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta in awe. Cirque du Soleil is presenting an original show, titled Vitori, for the first time in Malta. But the long-awaited spectacle is not only about acrobatics, as there is also live singing and a lot of dancing going on.

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  • CDS + Deed3D for X: The Land of Fantasy

    CDS + Deed3D for X: The Land of Fantasy

    July 2019, Cirque du Soleil raised the curtain on its most recent permanent show in China: X the Land of Fantasy, which offers an astonishing staging combining heart-pumping acrobatics, state-of-the-art visual and sound effects, and high-tech scenic and theatrical elements. Deed3D Technologies helped bring the show to life.

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  • ‘Twas The Night Before Has Cirque Dazzle, But Not Heart

    ‘Twas The Night Before Has Cirque Dazzle, But Not Heart

    Two factors explain the massive crowds this past weekend for “'Twas the Night Before." One is the abiding pull of a family visit to the Loop to absorb some holiday atmosphere. The other is the power of the brand known as the Cirque du Soleil. So is the show, a world premiere headed to New York, any good? Santa Cirque’s got a mixed bag. And he’s not yet fully in control of his, or our, emotions.

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  • ‘Twas the Night Before…’ not as stirring as the usual Cirque

    ‘Twas the Night Before…’ not as stirring as the usual Cirque

    Magical and wondrous — two words that invariably come to mind when describing Cirque du Soleil. Magical and wondrous could also describe the Christmas season, in all its commercialized, tinsel-and-garland, deck-the-halls, haul-out-the-ivy, Sugar Plum Fairies and Ghost of Christmas Future fabulousness. Put ’em all together – and we’re talking joy to the world, right? Well, yes and no.

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  • R.U.N: Robert Rodriguez’s Alita follow-up

    R.U.N: Robert Rodriguez’s Alita follow-up

    RUN, the latest project from Alita director Robert Rodriguez, opens with the main character interrupting a wedding, swiping a heart-shaped necklace with a secret purpose, and igniting a war between the rival gangs Street Kingz and Blackjax.

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  • Welcome to “Avenue du Cirque” in Montreal!

    Welcome to “Avenue du Cirque” in Montreal!

    The Borough of Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc-Extension announces that part of 2nd Avenue located between Jarry Street East and Deville Street, in the Saint-Michel, will change its name to Cirque Avenue, a tribute to the artisans of the circus arts sector, including Cirque du Soleil.

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  • R.U.N For The Exit – Cirque’s Latest is an EPIC DISASTER

    R.U.N For The Exit – Cirque’s Latest is an EPIC DISASTER

    If we can applaud entertainment companies for expanding outside of their comfort zone, then we’re surely entitled to speak up when they cross the line. That’s what’s been happening since Cirque du Soleil premiered R.U.N: The First Live Action Thriller at Luxor a few weeks ago.

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