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  • One Drop’s success boosts 2017 plans for ‘big top’ on the Strip

    One Drop’s success boosts 2017 plans for ‘big top’ on the Strip

    Cirque’s new San Francisco investment banker owners were so impressed with the Smith Center spectacular that they’ve given the go ahead for the annual charitable project to continue, and plans for next year’s production already have a green light. “It will probably be under a special ‘big top’ circus tent right on the Strip. We’re seriously looking to do it at either Las Vegas Festival Grounds opposite SLS Las Vegas or Las Vegas Resorts Village opposite the Luxor.”

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  • Chloe Crawford to co-star in ‘Mindfreak Live!’ at Luxor

    Chloe Crawford to co-star in ‘Mindfreak Live!’ at Luxor

    Criss Angel has made official what has been apparent since last fall: He plans to make Chloe Crawford a star in his magic universe. Crawford is to be a co-star in Angel’s “Mindfreak Live!” opening at the Luxor on May 11. A partnership with Cirque du Soleil, the show replaces “Believe,” which closes April 17 […]

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  • ONOD4: “AMANZI – A Quest for Water” in pictues

    ONOD4: “AMANZI – A Quest for Water” in pictues

    On Friday, March 18, some of the biggest names in entertainment came out to support One Night for One Drop imagined by Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas, joining GRAMMY-nominated singer-songwriter Leona Lewis and TV star Miles “Baby Boogaloo” Brown as they raised funds and awareness for critical water issues worldwide. Check out some great images from this year's performance!

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  • ONOD4: “That Kicked Ass”

    ONOD4: “That Kicked Ass”

    Often the most apt assessment of an experience is what you said just as it finished. Such as, “That kicked ass.” Those are three words to mark the fourth “One Night For One Drop” on Friday night at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts. The annual Cirque du Soleil all-star show, which draws from all eight of its Strip residency productions, was soaring in every regard. Cirque director Hassan El Hajjami and his army of volunteer performers and support staffers clearly made the best use of the three-month prep period for this show.

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  • One Drop Makes Splash

    One Drop Makes Splash

    Cirque du Soleil’s decision to move its “One Night for One Drop” charity show to an off-Strip venue was a hit with fans and donors. The global philanthropy event, a showcase for One Drop’s water-access initiative, raised $6.5 million for a four-year total of $24.2 million

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  • “Bal en Blanc” to become a benefit event for One Drop

    “Bal en Blanc” to become a benefit event for One Drop

    Produkt is proud to announce that it's teaming up as an official cause partner with One Drop, the Montreal-based international non-profit organization whose mission is to provide access to safe water in communities worldwide. Along with the participation of 45 DEGREES, Cirque du Soleil's Events and Special Projects company, they are turning the world-renowned Bal en Blanc™ festival into a benefit event to help make safe water available to all.

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  • VIDEO /// What’s New in OVO?

    VIDEO /// What’s New in OVO?

    Luc Tremblay, senior artistic director of OVO, explains what’s new in the show OVO in terms of acrobatics.

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  • BELIEVE Ends April 17th, Replaced by “Mindfreak Live” on May 11th

    BELIEVE Ends April 17th, Replaced by “Mindfreak Live” on May 11th

    Following the celebration of BeLIEve's 7th anniversary as the number one best-selling magic production in Las Vegas, superstar magician, Criss Angel will unleash the future this spring at Luxor Hotel & Casino with his brand new creation MINDFREAK® LIVE!. The new immersive spectacle - based on the wildly successful touring version, which performed to sell-out houses across the country and was hailed as the “Magic Experience of a Lifetime” - will replace the critically acclaimed CRISS ANGEL BeLIEve.

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  • VIDEO /// The Costumes of JOYÀ

    VIDEO /// The Costumes of JOYÀ

    See how JOYA's costumes go from design to reality! If you want to see them live and know more about the secrets of the show, take Cirque's new "Backstage Tour".

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  • Out Magazine Goes Behind the Scenes with PARAMOUR

    Out Magazine Goes Behind the Scenes with PARAMOUR

    Having dazzled audiences world-wide, Cirque du Soleil now has its sights set on Broadway. The company will make their Broadway debut with Paramour, a new musical that begins previews at The Lyric Theatre (213 West 42nd Street) on April 16. In anticipation of the spectacle in store, Out Magazine caught up with ensemble member Broadway veteran, former Survivor competitor, and devoted fiancé Reed Kelly to get the inside scoop on the show and how he balances work and his relationship.

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  • VIDEO /// Today at PARAMOUR

    VIDEO /// Today at PARAMOUR

    For over 30 years, Cirque du Soleil has captivated audiences all over the world with eye-popping acrobatics. Now the show is trying something, beginning previews of "Paramour," their first Broadway show, in just under a month. TODAY's Natalie Morales gets a behind-the-scenes look at the show and even gets in on the act!

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  • ONOD Director: ‘It’s the biggest challenge of my life’

    ONOD Director: ‘It’s the biggest challenge of my life’

    Hassan said: “There is overwhelming pressure and stress. It’s the biggest challenge of my life and very complicated.” A Cirque executive added: “It couldn’t be any tighter if they tried. They will literally be wrapping their one and only rehearsal just as celebrity guests are arriving for the blue carpet festivities.

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  • Paramour on Today Show, Tomorrow!

    Paramour on Today Show, Tomorrow!

    Tune in to the Today Show tomorrow, 3/17 from 9am - 10am as NBC takes you inside The Lyric Theater to experience Paramour on Broadway.

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  • One Night for One Drop Means One Community

    One Night for One Drop Means One Community

    The “One Night for One Drop” charity show Friday marks the first time Cirque du Soleil has staged a full production in Las Vegas outside one of its resident theaters. The fourth installment benefiting Cirque’s nonprofit, water-conservation organization One Drop Foundation is set for 7:30 p.m. at Smith Center’s Reynolds Hall.

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  • 45 Degrees Presents Tout écartillé, 2nd “Homage” Show

    45 Degrees Presents Tout écartillé, 2nd “Homage” Show

    45 Degrees today presented the official poster and the title of the second performance of Cirque du Soleil’s “Homage Series” series – Tout écartillé – this year inspired by the musical work of Robert Charlebois! About the Show Under the creative direction of Daniel Fortin, this show of 75 minutes, created exclusively for the Amphitheatre […]

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