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Issue #159: APR 2017
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One of the six principal performers in “For the Record: Baz” at Light in Mandalay Bay has taken leave from the show. Constantine Rousoulis, a physical and vocal force as one of the three male leads in the production, is reportedly back in L.A. and not currently onstage in the production on the Strip.
KURIOS, The touring Cirque du Soleil show in the Pepsi Center parking lot (in Denver), was evacuated Saturday after a 150 pound container of liquid propane gas started to leak, according to the Denver Fire Department.
As a hybrid of circus and theatre — two worlds where superstitions are extremely common — it would be reasonable to presume that Cirque du Soleil performers are likely to harbour numerous rituals. Kerren McKeeman, a 30-year-old trapeze artist performing in Varekai at the Canadian Tire Centre this weekend, revealed some of hers to the Citizen’s Bruce Deachman.
Check Out the TORUK Zone at MTL Comic Con!
Ibiza has a new place to see and be seen, a venue that promises to be the 2015 celebrity hang out of the White Island. And of course it comes with a price tag: €100 just to visit the terrace.
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.
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.
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.
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”!
Happy 2nd Anniversary to the cast & crew of MJ ONE!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.