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  • MSC Bellissima to be the “Belle of the Ball”

    MSC Bellissima to be the “Belle of the Ball”

    This evening MSC Cruises, the leading cruise line in Europe will officially welcome the latest addition to the Company’s modern fleet - MSC Bellissima. The Company’s new flagship will be named in a glamourous and traditional maritime Naming Ceremony in the port of Southampton.

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  • Cirque du Soleil Does Good For All in Las Vegas

    Cirque du Soleil Does Good For All in Las Vegas

    Once a year, members of the tribe step forward to participate in a single performance with a message that ripples from the desert and flows around the world. This year, One Night for One Drop takes place at Bellagio, where water is the driving force for Cirque’s aquatic extravaganza “O”.

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  • Nickelodeon Looks to Shine on Stage as More Kids Tune Out TV

    Nickelodeon Looks to Shine on Stage as More Kids Tune Out TV

    With kids’ TV in a ratings slump, Nickelodeon is looking to increase its presence on the stage. The cable network, part of Viacom Inc., is expanding a relationship with Cirque du Soleil’s VStar Entertainment that will turn more of its franchises into theatrical shows. The five-year agreement will put characters such as Dora the Explorer and Paw Patrol on stage together for the first time, and VStar will be able to further mine Nickelodeon’s library for entertainment ideas.

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  • The 18th Annual Run Away with Cirque will be its Last

    The 18th Annual Run Away with Cirque will be its Last

    This year’s event, the 18th-annual family-friendly 5K run and 1-mile walk, will benefit the Springs Preserve and Cirque du Soleil foundations and will include live music and circus play area at the finish line in addition to all those photo ops. But this year’s Run Away will also be special for another reason: It’s the last one.

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  • Behind the scenes of “Alegría”

    Behind the scenes of “Alegría”

    In August, Cirque du Soleil will set up its marquee in Gatineau to present the second coming of "Alegría", twenty-five years after its first performance. Two months into the Montreal premiere, the show's craftsmen juggled between the renewed elements of the first replay of the company's history, that of an emblematic work played 6,600 times in front of 14 million spectators. Incursion behind the scenes of a classic being (re) created.'

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  • Hans Zimmer Joins ONE NIGHT FOR ONE DROP Creative Team

    Hans Zimmer Joins ONE NIGHT FOR ONE DROP Creative Team

    One Night for One Drop 2019, presented by MGM Resorts International, is pleased to welcome award-winning film score composer Hans Zimmer to the "O" Theatre stage as he presents three brilliant compositions, including a modified piece from the blockbuster hit "Interstellar," specially adapted for the one-night-only performance.

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  • CDS implements Openbravo POS for omnichannel experience

    CDS implements Openbravo POS for omnichannel experience

    One of the world’s leading entertainment group has extended its partnership with a cloud-based omnichannel and supply chain software solutions provider, as it looks develop its digital strategy.

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  • Cirque to bring its 1994 show Alegria into the 21st century

    Cirque to bring its 1994 show Alegria into the 21st century

    The Cirque du Soleil show, which premièred under the Big Top in Old Montreal in April 1994, has been performed over 6,600 times since then, both during its original Big Top run and then during a 4 1/2-year arena tour. It was seen by 14 million people in 255 cities around the world. And now it’s coming back, with Alegria: In a New Light.

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  • Issue #181: FEB 2019

    Issue #181: FEB 2019

    This Month: More on Alegría: In a New Light, #CirqueMessi is Messi10, Cirque buys "The Works Entertainment", X: The Land of Fantasy debuts on August 10th, and more!

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  • Jean David’s Quel Cirque, Part 2 of 12: “The Appointment”

    Jean David’s Quel Cirque, Part 2 of 12: “The Appointment”

    1982. I was working as account executive for a Quebec city advertising agency when I got a call from an old pal Robert Lagueux. He headed the High Heels Club, a non-profit troupe that did street theater on stilts. His group was putting on a festival of street performers in picturesque Baie-Saint-Paul, a charming little […]

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  • “Step Inside BAZZAR”

    “Step Inside BAZZAR”

    Step inside BAZZAR. A journey into an eclectic performance lab of infinite creativity where a joyful troupe of acrobats, dancers, and musicians contrive an awe-inspiring spectacle — one full of utter chaos and uplifting beauty.

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  • A Conversation with BAZZAR Costume Designer James Lavoie

    A Conversation with BAZZAR Costume Designer James Lavoie

    Running over two months, Cirque du Soleil's BAZZAR marked the entertainment company's first time in India. A recreation of an Indian marketplace, Bazzar's protagonist is a maestro who dreams of putting together a larger-than-life theatrical production.

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  • More on “The Jump” for Las Vegas

    More on “The Jump” for Las Vegas

    In addition to the announcement that Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group was acquiring “The Works Entertainment”, Lamare also said that a seventh Cirque du Soleil show is in pre-production in Las Vegas, this one for the Luxor Hotel.

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  • The Real-Life Diet of Aleksei Goloborodko, the Most Flexible Man in the World

    The Real-Life Diet of Aleksei Goloborodko, the Most Flexible Man in the World

    On the spectrum of human flexibility, 24-year-old Aleksei Goloborodko lies somewhere between “world-class contortionist” and “literally made of pipe cleaners.” Originally from Tula, Russia, the Bronze Clown winner—the circus world’s equivalent of the Oscars—is currently crisscrossing the globe (and his body) on tour with Cirque du Soleil’s production of Luzia. He talks extreme stretching, meal planning, and his advice for aspiring circus performers everywhere.

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  • Cirque Acquires “The Works Entertainment”

    Cirque Acquires “The Works Entertainment”

    Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group announces today the acquisition of The Works Entertainment, the world-class creative and production company known for The Illusionists franchise and other variety shows. The addition of their well-known brands to Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group's portfolio allows the global leader in live entertainment to continue its diversification of content offering and consolidate its presence in soft-seat theatres.

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