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  • Canadian government approves Cirque du Soleil sale

    Canadian government approves Cirque du Soleil sale

    The Canadian federal government has approved the sale of Cirque du Soleil to a group headed by a U.S. private equity firm and its Chinese partners. Industry Minister James Moore said Tuesday that the application from TPG VII CDS Holdings to acquire the 31-year-old famed circus was deemed an overall economic benefit for Canada. The buyers have committed to maintain the Cirque's strategic decision-making and creative and artistic development at its Montreal headquarters and ensure that at least 70 per cent of the Cirque's senior management in Canada is Canadian.

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  • Sennheiser’s MobileConnect Makes its U.S. Debut on Stage with La Nouba

    Sennheiser’s MobileConnect Makes its U.S. Debut on Stage with La Nouba

    Audio specialist Sennheiser debuted its new MobileConnect streaming solution in the U.S. at a recent performance of Cirque du Soleil's spectacle production La Nouba, held in Downtown Disney during InfoComm 2015. During the event, Sennheiser hosted 50 top A/V consultants for an exclusive social gathering, followed by a demonstration of MobileConnect in the ultimate performance environment: a Cirque du Soleil stage.

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  • Road Tovr Goes Inside “Inside the Box of KURIOS”

    Road Tovr Goes Inside “Inside the Box of KURIOS”

    Inside the Box of Kurios is a brand new VR experience from Felix & Paul Studios which gives you a brilliant view of a Cirque du Soleil performance that’s been specially tailored for virtual reality. If you’ve got Gear VR, you’ve got a free ticket to this world-class performance.

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  • Robin Leach: “Extraordinary ‘Baz’ shines bright at Light in Mandalay Bay”

    Robin Leach: “Extraordinary ‘Baz’ shines bright at Light in Mandalay Bay”

    What an extraordinary production. It isn’t theater, yet it’s the best spectacular you might ever sit down two hours for to watch. Call it the ultimate cabaret-style musical. Call it the party before the nightclub-DJ parties. The music, dancing and energy are frenzied — a pulsing and throbbing high-speed locomotive that roars through the night. This “For the Record” is “Baz”!

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  • MJ ONE Celebrates 2 Year Anniversary!

    MJ ONE Celebrates 2 Year Anniversary!

    Happy 2nd Anniversary to the cast & crew of MJ ONE!

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  • Cirque announces participation of Arts Organization in Pan Am Games Opening Ceremony

    Cirque announces participation of Arts Organization in Pan Am Games Opening Ceremony

    Cirque du Soleil announced today four distinguished Canadian arts organizations will participate in the Opening Ceremony of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games on Friday, July 10 in Toronto. The Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Canada’s National Circus School, Canada’s National Ballet School and Toronto Dance Theatre will showcase their unique artistic talent in specific scenes of the Opening Ceremony.

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  • Varekai Celebrates 4,500th Performance!

    Varekai Celebrates 4,500th Performance!

    Congratulations to the cast and crew of Cirque du Soleil's Varekai, who celebrate 4,500 performances since the show's debut in Montreal on April 24, 2002... tonight!

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  • TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay in Montreal

    TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay in Montreal

    Bernard Petiot, Vice-President, Casting and Performance at Cirque du Soleil, and Sylvie Fréchette, synchronized swimming Olympic medalist and former performer, coach and creator at Cirque du Soleil, will represent Cirque during the Montreal leg of the Toronto 2015 Torch Relay on Sunday, June 28.

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  • Cirque du Soleil founder set to open restaurant-theatre complex in Ibiza

    Cirque du Soleil founder set to open restaurant-theatre complex in Ibiza

    Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté and culinary wizards Ferran and Albert Adrià are set to open their highly anticipated, multi-sensory gastronomic theater in Ibiza this month, a dining concept designed to shatter the boundaries that compartmentalize food, music and art in their own little silos.

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  • Robin Leach Q&A w/BAZ Performers Ruby and Ciaran

    Robin Leach Q&A w/BAZ Performers Ruby and Ciaran

    Onstage they are star-crossed lovers Jay Gatsby and Daisy Buchanan in the new spectacular “For the Record: Baz” opening in previews at Light in Mandalay Bay on Friday. Offstage, Ruby Lewis and Ciaran McCarthy are enjoying a real-life romance, but they’ve got a serious, three-strike warning for theatergoers when their 360-degree, immersive theatrical concert experience opens June 26.

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  • Press Release: “Fosun Introduces Cirque Brand in Shanghai”

    Press Release: “Fosun Introduces Cirque Brand in Shanghai”

    Today, China’s leading investment group, Fosun, teamed up with Cirque du Soleil (“Cirque”), the world's leading producer of high-quality live artistic entertainment, to introduce the Cirque du Soleil brand to Chinese audiences at its Happy and Fashionable Lifestyle Global Forum, at the Shanghai Himalayas Center’s Daguan Theater. This is the first time Fosun introduces the world-renowned entertainment brand in China following the joint investment in Cirque by Fosun and TPG announced last April.

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  • Cirque du Soleil sets sights on China… again

    Cirque du Soleil sets sights on China… again

    Cirque du Soleil will bring its upcoming “Avatar”-inspired show to China in 2017 and open a permanent 1,400-seat theater in the city of Hangzhou the following year, executives said Monday on the sidelines of the Shanghai International Film Festival.

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  • VIDEO /// Cirque du Soleil: The Pan Am Journey begins…

    VIDEO /// Cirque du Soleil: The Pan Am Journey begins…

    Learn what goes into creating a one-night-only live performance as Cirque du Soleil Creative Director Jean Guibert talks about the creative planning process for the Pan Am Games Opening Ceremony on July 10.

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  • CORTEO Not Closing in Mexico After All!

    CORTEO Not Closing in Mexico After All!

    It seems there's been a change of plans... and CORTEO, which was rumored to be closing in Mexico City on November 22 will now continue on... into Ecuador!

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  • Moody’s reveals details of $1.5 billion Cirque du Soleil deal

    Moody’s reveals details of $1.5 billion Cirque du Soleil deal

    Moody’s reveals details of $1.5 billion Cirque deal - TPG Capital and its partners are putting $630 million into their purchase of Cirque du Soleil. In addition to that equity, TPG, Fosun Capital Group and Caisse de depot et placement due Quebec, a Montreal-based pension fund, are borrowing $885 million in loans and other commitments.

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