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  • Artist injured in ‘R.U.N’ opening

    Artist injured in ‘R.U.N’ opening

    A Cirque du Soleil artist was injured after crashing an electric motorcycle in the opening “R.U.N” at Luxor on Thursday night. The performer, whose name is being withheld by Cirque officials, was piloting the bike in the Level Up scene near the end of the show. Sources familiar with the incident reported he suffered a […]

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  • Exploring the Stunts, Sounds, and Story Behind R.U.N

    Exploring the Stunts, Sounds, and Story Behind R.U.N

    We’ll know very soon just how far Cirque has pushed itself to create R.U.N, but we already know there are at least three elements that distinguish it from everything that came before. There’s the action, a stunt-driven strategy in the vein of a big-budget, CGI-filled Hollywood blockbuster. There’s the music, an edgy rock ’n’ roll soundtrack composed by Tyler Bates. And there’s a clear-cut plot complete with narration, a hard-driving storyline written by action and horror filmmaker Robert Rodriguez.

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  • LV Sun: “A First Look at R.U.N.”

    LV Sun: “A First Look at R.U.N.”

    Cirque du Soleil and Luxor offered the first real look at new resident show “R.U.N” to a select group of guests and members of the media Tuesday afternoon, making good on the promise of a new action-packed direction for Cirque by performing two exciting acts from the show ahead of its opening night on Thursday.

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  • FORBES: “R.U.N. is not Your Grandmother’s Cirque”

    FORBES: “R.U.N. is not Your Grandmother’s Cirque”

    When you ask people to describe Cirque du Soleil, the first thing they mention is acrobatics. Their eyes grow wide as they try to demonstrate thrilling moments involving death-defying – yet beautifully-choreographed – leaps and dives and how-can-they-possibly-do-that movements. Las Vegas’ new Cirque du Soleil show, “R.U.N,” opens on October 24 at Luxor – and it’s a game-changer. There are hardly any acrobatics in the show, and those are performed by riders on electric motorcycles.

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  • Cosmos & Exentricks – AT SEA For MSC Grandiosa!

    Cosmos & Exentricks – AT SEA For MSC Grandiosa!

    MSC Cruises revealed today details of the two brand-new and original Cirque du Soleil at Sea shows coming exclusively to MSC Grandiosa. In COSMOS, Journey to the unbelievable, guests will experience a breathtaking voyage across the galaxy with a brave astronaut on a quest for self-discovery. Audiences of EXENTRICKS, Expect the unexpected, will be caught off guard at every turn in this high-spirited spectacle.

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  • Cast & Creatives Announced for “‘Twas The Night Before…”

    Cast & Creatives Announced for “‘Twas The Night Before…”

    Cirque du Soleil and The Madison Square Garden Company MSG announced today the casting and creative team for the all-new, family production, 'Twas the Night Before... making its debut at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden this holiday season.

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  • MESSI10: A surreal tribute to the Barca legend

    MESSI10: A surreal tribute to the Barca legend

    Lionel Messi looked at Luis Suarez and, in amazement and in unison, they both rose to their feet and applauded what they’d just seen: a tightrope walker pulling out a ladder, placing it on the rope and climbing it with her hands. The Barca pair were sat, front and centre, applauding a scene that was […]

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  • Issue #189: OCT 2019

    Issue #189: OCT 2019

    This Month: Messi10 Premieres! Big Top Show for 2020 Announced! Robot Dogs Coming to Cirque? JOYA adds new acts, foods for sixth season, and more!

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  • MESSI10, Cirque’s New Sports-Themed Show, is a Winner

    MESSI10, Cirque’s New Sports-Themed Show, is a Winner

    With acrobats that fly across the stage with the speed of a ball into a goal, trapeze artists that literally take soccer moves to new heights and heroic videos of Leo Messi, Cirque du Soleil’s Messi10 should more than meet expectations for the living legend’s global legion of followers and football lovers in general.

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  • “Bringing Corteo’s Sound to Life”

    “Bringing Corteo’s Sound to Life”

    Sennheiser's award-winning Pro Talk Series includes in-depth interviews with the top industry luminaries. In this episode hear from Christian Peterson, Head of Sound for Cirque du Soleil: Corteo.

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  • Jean David’s Quel Cirque, Part 10 of 12: “Thinking Big”

    Jean David’s Quel Cirque, Part 10 of 12: “Thinking Big”

    Cirque du Soleil had a lot riding on a successful return to the European market in 1995. Repeating the errors we made in 1990 was not an option. This time we had to get it right. The company had grown in maturity and experience over the years. We had far more means at our disposal. […]

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  • Cirque du Soleil Scores with MESSI10

    Cirque du Soleil Scores with MESSI10

    The first strains of Pharrell Williams’ 2015 single “Freedom” play on the stage of Cirque du Soleil’s new show Messi10, in which a face-off between two groups of performers begins. Messi10, based on the story of soccer superstar Lionel Messi, premiered Thursday (Oct. 10) in Barcelona, where Messi and his club team reign over popular culture, positioning Sony Music to score big as well.

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  • Cirque R.U.N’s to 7Five Brewing Co

    Cirque R.U.N’s to 7Five Brewing Co

    Cirque du Soleil has announced a partnership between Vegas Golden Knights fan favorite Ryan Reaves’ 7Five Brewing Co. and upcoming show “R.U.N” at Luxor. A series of four parody movie posters are being released starting this week, and the posters provide fans with instructions to enter to win VIP access to the grand opening performance of the show alongside Reaves himself.

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  • Cirque du Soleil 2020: Something New on the Horizon!

    Cirque du Soleil 2020: Something New on the Horizon!

    On Monday, October 7, 2019, Cirque du Soleil gave us a sneak peek at Cirque du Soleil 2020, an all new touring show set to premiere on April 23, 2020 under the big top at the Old Port of Montreal... In Cirque du Soleil 2020, the audience will be touched by uplifting acrobatic choreography, startling physical theatre and moved by the vibrant musical score, all infused with the warmth of human interconnection.

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  • Laliberté to be Honored in the Circus Ring of Fame

    Laliberté to be Honored in the Circus Ring of Fame

    The founder of the Canadian troupe Cirque du Soleil and three family troupes will be added to the list of famed performers featured in the Circus Ring of Fame on St. Armands Circle in Sarasota in January. The honorees have been selected through a new international nomination and voting process.

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