One Night for One Drop Archive

  • One Night For One Drop Surpasses $35 Million Goal

    One Night For One Drop Surpasses $35 Million Goal

    Marking World Water Day, ONE DROP, the international foundation created by Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté to bring safe water access to people across the globe, is proud to report that its signature fundraising event, One Night for One Drop, has surpassed the $35 million goal it set for itself when the event inaugurated in 2013.

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  • Jewel’s ONOD Story Leaves A Lasting Impression

    Jewel’s ONOD Story Leaves A Lasting Impression

    Jewel did something most can’t. She showed us pivotal pages from her diary at the “One Night For One Drop” event. What most may deem as vulnerable is downright courageous. And, it’s a much-needed narrative in a time when the world finds itself in despair.

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  • Cirque’s ‘One Night’ is a late night on the Strip

    Cirque’s ‘One Night’ is a late night on the Strip

    About the moment Piff the Magic Dragon descended to the stage while hooked to an aerial harness, we knew this was a show uncommon even by Cirque standards. “I’m Piff the Magic Dragon,” said the performer whose legal name is Jon van der Put. “You might have heard of my brother … Steve.” The line always kills, especially during a sold-out charity show.

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  • Guy Laliberté Dishes One Night For One Drop

    Guy Laliberté Dishes One Night For One Drop

    Each year, a visual extravaganza descends on Las Vegas in the form of One Night for One Drop, an annual philanthropic event in which Cirque du Soleil cast and crew donate their talent and time to create a unique and breathtaking theatrical in support of One Drop, an international non-profit organization dedicated to providing access to safe water.

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  • Jewel featured in One Night for One Drop show

    Jewel featured in One Night for One Drop show

    In its five years, Cirque du Soleil’s “One Night for One Drop” shows has raised millions of dollars for its water charity — and played host to such stars as William Shatner and Leona Lewis. Now, in somewhat of a departure from stories told previously, this year’s theme will be inspired by the unbelievably tough life and hardships that singer-songwriter Jewel has overcome in her life — and she will perform in the new production set for March 2 in the “Michael Jackson One” theater at Mandalay Bay.

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  • It’s ‘One Night,’ for Jewel on the Strip

    It’s ‘One Night,’ for Jewel on the Strip

    Jewel is at the center of “One Night For One Drop” event on Friday night at MJ One Theater at Mandalay Bay. The sixth annual “One Night For One Drop” show is again a grassroots effort driven by the extended Cirque du Soleil family. Nicky and Laetitia Dewhurst of “Zumanity” at New York-New York, direct the performance, with composition and music direction from Jean-Francois Blais of “Zumanity.”

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  • USA TODAY: “Jewel Has a Cirque Show About Her Life”

    USA TODAY: “Jewel Has a Cirque Show About Her Life”

    Here's something that might sound like a folksy fever dream: Jewel is starring in an Cirque du Soleil show about her life, told via acrobats dressed as animals. But come March 2, that dream will be a reality at the Michael Jackson One Theater at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Jewel, the 43-year-old Alaskan songstress, is sharing her unconventional path to success in fundraiser One Night for One Drop.

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  • Jewel Inspires and Stars in this year’s “One Night” Show

    Jewel Inspires and Stars in this year’s “One Night” Show

    Cirque du Soleil’s annual One Night for One Drop event has featured some big names in recent years, including singer Leona Lewis and pop culture icon William Shatner. But this year’s show, set for March 2 at the Michael Jackson One Theatre at Mandalay Bay, doesn’t just have a star. It’s all about that star.

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  • See Jewel’s Stunning “One Night” Costume

    See Jewel’s Stunning “One Night” Costume

    When Jewel‘s journey is brought to life on stage for one night only next month in Las Vegas, the star will be wearing a costume inspired by her home state of Alaska. On Mar. 2, all Cirque du Soleil shows in Las Vegas will shut down to participate in the One Night for One Drop event, which will feature guest performers alongside Cirque artists at the Michael Jackson ONE Theatre at Mandalay Bay.

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  • Jewel: Music, Motherhood, Mindfulness, and Cirque du Soleil

    Jewel: Music, Motherhood, Mindfulness, and Cirque du Soleil

    Jewel is one of the most talented and respected artists in music and entertainment. She is also beautiful, successful, and famous. Yet in spite of all this, Jewel is humble, authentic, and committed to enriching the lives of others. Enjoy this Q&A with Jewel about her past, her charity work, and the upcoming One Night for One Drop performance based on her story.

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  • A Review of One Night for One Drop 5

    A Review of One Night for One Drop 5

    It’s 90 minutes of nonstop veteran circus acts and entertainment as daredevils dice with death, although the banana-chomping, mouth-tossing antics of the truly weird-and-unusual duo known as Daredevil Chickens provide outrageous, gross hilarity, quick clothes changes and near-nudity to take the edge off the white-knuckle, rollercoaster ride of amazing aerialists and acrobats.

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  • LVRJ: Q&A w/The Tenors – One Night & Beyond

    LVRJ: Q&A w/The Tenors – One Night & Beyond

    The Tenors are Las Vegas regulars. The award-winning Canadian vocal group first appeared in Cirque du Soleil’s annual “One Night for One Drop” at “Michael Jackson One” Theater at Mandalay Bay in 2014, and they’re back for the fifth installment Friday at “Zumanity” Theater at New York-New York.

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  • Forbes: A Q&A w/ Guy Laliberte on One Drop

    Forbes: A Q&A w/ Guy Laliberte on One Drop

    Jim Dobson at Forbes Magazine spoke exclusively in Las Vegas with Laliberté about the inspiration behind his water charity, the outrageous luxury items he is offering up for auction at this year’s One Drop Gala (speedboat racing in Lake Como, private jets and more), and his future plans fighting the global water crisis.

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  • ONOD 5: Q&A w/Krista Monson & Jerry Nadal

    ONOD 5: Q&A w/Krista Monson & Jerry Nadal

    It is one of the most ambitious Strip productions each year, and it takes almost a year, by a team of 300 volunteers, to pull off a one-night-only spectacular seen this time by only 1,250 lucky VIPs. Exactly two weeks from now on March 3, Cirque du Soleil stages for the fifth consecutive year its incredible charity show “One Night for One Drop.”

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  • ONOD 5: Q&A w/Brian & Nicky Dewhurst

    ONOD 5: Q&A w/Brian & Nicky Dewhurst

    It’s a family affair with Cirque’s “One Night for One Drop” this year. Husband-and-wife Nicky and Laetitia Dewhurst are co-writers and -directors of the 2017 one-night-only benefit production, and Nick’s father, Brian Dewhurst, who plays the clown in “Mystere” at T.I. is ringmaster. Robin Leach sat with father and son for a quick Q&A.

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