Twas the Night Before Archive

  • ‘Twas The Night Before Has Cirque Dazzle, But Not Heart

    ‘Twas The Night Before Has Cirque Dazzle, But Not Heart

    Two factors explain the massive crowds this past weekend for “'Twas the Night Before." One is the abiding pull of a family visit to the Loop to absorb some holiday atmosphere. The other is the power of the brand known as the Cirque du Soleil. So is the show, a world premiere headed to New York, any good? Santa Cirque’s got a mixed bag. And he’s not yet fully in control of his, or our, emotions.

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  • ‘Twas the Night Before…’ not as stirring as the usual Cirque

    ‘Twas the Night Before…’ not as stirring as the usual Cirque

    Magical and wondrous — two words that invariably come to mind when describing Cirque du Soleil. Magical and wondrous could also describe the Christmas season, in all its commercialized, tinsel-and-garland, deck-the-halls, haul-out-the-ivy, Sugar Plum Fairies and Ghost of Christmas Future fabulousness. Put ’em all together – and we’re talking joy to the world, right? Well, yes and no.

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  • Cast & Creatives Announced for “‘Twas The Night Before…”

    Cast & Creatives Announced for “‘Twas The Night Before…”

    Cirque du Soleil and The Madison Square Garden Company MSG announced today the casting and creative team for the all-new, family production, 'Twas the Night Before... making its debut at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden this holiday season.

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  • More on “‘Twas The Night Before”

    More on “‘Twas The Night Before”

    As the title suggests, Cirque’s first holiday show is inspired by the familiar holiday poem called “A Visit from St. Nicholas” that was first published anonymously in 1823. Cirque described the new family show as a “vibrant acrobatic spectacle” incorporating feats of physical derring-do that long have been a strength of the Cirque brand.

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  • New Holiday Show: ‘Twas The Night Before…

    New Holiday Show: ‘Twas The Night Before…

    Cirque du Soleil and the Madison Square Garden Company announce the world premiere of the brand-new holiday theatrical 'Twas the Night Before.... This all-new family theatrical will make its debut at MSG venues in Chicago (the Chicago Theater) and New York City (Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden).

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