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  • John Katsilometes: “O,” we have shows

    John Katsilometes: “O,” we have shows

    Cirque du Soleil is wading further into the deep end with “O” at Bellagio, its most profitable Strip production over the past 20-plus years. The company plans to expand the show’s schedule to seven days a week by 2020.

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  • “ALEGRIA: The Return of an Icon, in a New Light” – Texts from the Press Kit

    “ALEGRIA: The Return of an Icon, in a New Light” – Texts from the Press Kit

    Beloved by fans around the world, Alegría returns to the Big Top to share its timeless story of resilience and hope.

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  • Jean David’s Quel Cirque, Part 5 of 12: “Persuasion”

    Jean David’s Quel Cirque, Part 5 of 12: “Persuasion”

    Cirque du Soleil mastered the art of information control or, if you like, public communications. Media relations played a pivotal role in our company’s success. Above all, much like publicity it helped boost ticket sales. Media relations directly affected everything written or said about our shows and organization. For over 50% of the clientele, the […]

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  • Issue #184: MAY 2019

    Issue #184: MAY 2019

    This Month: It's all about Alegria: In a New Light!

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  • Lamarre: Acrobats still part of the act; ‘MJ One’ to stay

    Lamarre: Acrobats still part of the act; ‘MJ One’ to stay

    Daniel Lamarre is not ready to pink-slip the clowns and acrobats in Cirque du Soleil. “I think the challenge for us is each show has to be distinctive, to have new ideas to apply to acrobatics,” Cirque’s CEO and president said this past week in an interview in the company’s Las Vegas headquarters. “We’re not saying no, forever. But now, our clientele looking for acrobatic shows is very well served.”

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  • BWW Interview: Puppeteers Talk TORUK – THE FIRST FLIGHT

    BWW Interview: Puppeteers Talk TORUK – THE FIRST FLIGHT

    TORUK - The First Flight is a show inspired by James Cameron's movie AVATAR, and created by Cirque du Soleil; it comes to London's O2 Arena in June. BroadwayWorld spoke to puppeteers Helen Day and Antony Antunes about the show.

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  • BWW Interview: Lauren Herley And Jennifer Lecuyer of BAZZAR

    BWW Interview: Lauren Herley And Jennifer Lecuyer of BAZZAR

    BroadwayWorld checked in with BAZZAR's leading lady, Floating Woman - portrayed by Lauren Herley, and the Artistic Director of the show, Jennifer Luceyer.

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  • Cirque Rates #1 in Canadian Reputation Study

    Cirque Rates #1 in Canadian Reputation Study

    Entertainment company Cirque du Soleil outperformed all other Canadian companies to earn the number one ranking in the fifth annual 2019 Canada RepTrak 50, the largest corporate reputation study ever conducted in Canada, Reputation Institute announced today.

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  • Criss Angel fires a shot at Cirque as ‘R.U.N’ is announced

    Criss Angel fires a shot at Cirque as ‘R.U.N’ is announced

    Criss Angel has thrown a fireball at Cirque du Soleil, and the company’s new production “R.U.N.” On Tuesday, the day Cirque announced its new, immersive, action-movie-fashioned stage show at Luxor, Angel posted the social-media message, “Sorry, @Cirque it’s already been done” with a kissy-face emoji and the #CrissAngel #Mindfreak @PHVegas #immersive tags.

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  • Cirque du Soleil to Perform VITORI (Victory) in MALTA

    Cirque du Soleil to Perform VITORI (Victory) in MALTA

    Cirque du Soleil will be performing 28 shows over six consecutive weeks, starting from the 27 November, through till the 20 of December in Malta, the Malta Tourism Authority has announced. The show, Victory, will be centered around a chess team.

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  • R.U.N – the first live action thriller by Cirque du Soleil

    R.U.N – the first live action thriller by Cirque du Soleil

    What would happen if a blockbuster Hollywood action movie was combined with a creative Cirque du Soleil stage production?

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  • ONOD 2019 Raises Over Six Million Dollars

    ONOD 2019 Raises Over Six Million Dollars

    One Drop is thrilled to announce the final results of One Night for One Drop imagined by Cirque du Soleil presented by MGM Resorts International and COLGATE. More than $6 million were raised by the generous support of the foundation's partners and donors during the seventh annual philanthropic event held inside the "O" Theatre at Bellagio Resort & Casino on March 8, 2019.

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  • What is R.U.N?

    What is R.U.N?

    On April 18, 2019, Cirque du Soleil registered the following trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office: IC 041. US 100 101 107. G & S: Entertainment services, namely, conception, creation, production, and presentation of live performances featuring stunts.

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  • 45 DEGREES Becomes”Cirque du Soleil Events + Experiences”

    45 DEGREES Becomes”Cirque du Soleil Events + Experiences”

    Cirque du Soleil has announced a new identity for their events and special projects division. Formerly called 45 DEGREES and a subsidiary, the newly named Cirque du Soleil Events + Experiences now operates within Cirque du Soleil, charged with expanding the company’s bespoke live entertainment offerings to an international clientele under the strength of one unified brand.

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  • Alegria’s Big Top Blessed, Named “SOHÏEL”

    Alegria’s Big Top Blessed, Named “SOHÏEL”

    Last night, before the final dress rehearsal audience, Guy Laliberte spoke with the Alegria artists, blessed the new blue and white swirled big top, and gave the name as "SOHÏEL", or "Messenger of the Sun".

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