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  • Stéphane Lefebvre named Cirque du Soleil CEO

    Stéphane Lefebvre named Cirque du Soleil CEO

    A soft-spoken bookkeeper with a low-key profile will now take the spotlight at Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group as the circus giant tries to reconstruct a business shattered by the coronavirus pandemic. The famed troupe said Tuesday it is naming Stéphane Lefebvre, a chartered accountant who has been Cirque’s operations chief for the past year, as its chief executive officer, effective Dec. 1.

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  • Orlando Weekly: “Drawn to Life” is Charming

    Orlando Weekly: “Drawn to Life” is Charming

    Cirque du Soleil's Drawn to Life at Disney Springs, originally slated to debut days before the pandemic struck, follows a young girl who finds her late father's enchanted animator's desk and falls into a dreamscape inspired by Disney classics. The international circus acts Cirque has assembled are once again breathtaking, but this time they've been cleverly themed around vintage cartoons and the basic principles of hand-drawn animation.

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  • Cirque is Back in Town With ‘Twas the Night Before…

    Cirque is Back in Town With ‘Twas the Night Before…

    After a long dark night in circus and indeed performing arts history, Santa is back on stage, and his elves and reindeer are there too, full of hype for the coming holidays. At the Chicago Theatre until December 5, you and the family can catch the Cirque du Soleil show ‘Twas the Night Before…

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  • BWW: “Drawn to Life” Is Nothing Less Than Actual Magic

    BWW: “Drawn to Life” Is Nothing Less Than Actual Magic

    "The intermission is over." With that bold pronouncement Thursday night from Daniel Lamarre, CEO at Cirque du Soleil, Walt Disney World welcomed its circus-in-residency back to Disney Springs, the resort's shop-and-dine district, with an all-new show - the first since Cirque's La Nouba wrapped a two-decade run there in 2017.

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  • Frommers: “Drawn to Life” Is the Best Show at WDW

    Frommers: “Drawn to Life” Is the Best Show at WDW

    Rebirth is painful, but one often returns the richer for it. On November 18, 2021, Drawn to Life finally debuted at Walt Disney World's Disney Springs. I don't know how much of the show was sharpened over the pandemic, but the result isn't only something that was worth the long wait. I’ve never been touched by a Cirque show before, but this one choked me up.

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  • The Orlando Sentinel: “Drawn to Life” Has its Thrills

    The Orlando Sentinel: “Drawn to Life” Has its Thrills

    The arts are soaring again at Disney Springs. Champagne was poured, speeches were made and even self-proclaimed “biggest Disney geek in the world” John Stamos showed up to celebrate. Disney and Cirque aren’t perfect partners, but ‘Drawn to Life’ has thrills aplenty.

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  • Drawn to Life opens at Walt Disney World Resort!

    Drawn to Life opens at Walt Disney World Resort!

    The highly anticipated new collaboration from Cirque du Soleil and Disney, Drawn to Life, premiered Thursday night at Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort to a full house of enthusiastic fans who demonstrated their appreciation with a lengthy standing ovation.

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  • Cirque and Microsoft Theater Announce Five Year Partnership

    Cirque and Microsoft Theater Announce Five Year Partnership

    Cirque du Soleil and Microsoft Theater are proud to announce their new exciting partnership for presenting a Cirque du Soleil touring production within L.A. LIVE each spring for the next five years. OVO – a high-energy and high-acrobatic spectacular, will mark the launch of this new collaboration with a series of over 50 performances from March 16 to May 1, 2022 at the Microsoft Theater.

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  • Cirque to celebrate its return to Toronto with KURIOS!

    Cirque to celebrate its return to Toronto with KURIOS!

    Cirque du Soleil is proud to announce its return to Toronto in 2022 with its most critically acclaimed touring show KURIOS — Cabinet of Curiosities, presented by Sun Life Global Investments. Toronto will mark the official return of KURIOS following its hiatus caused by the global pandemic.

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  • CDS Releases Synopsis and Act List for “Drawn to Life”

    CDS Releases Synopsis and Act List for “Drawn to Life”

    Ahead of its November 18th debut at Disney Springs, Cirque du Soleil and Disney revealed today the synopsis and list of acts/scenes for the upcoming "Drawn to Life" show, a love letter to animation. Spoilers ahead!

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  • Cirque du Soleil Taps RISE with SAP to Drive Intelligent Enterprise Strategy

    Cirque du Soleil Taps RISE with SAP to Drive Intelligent Enterprise Strategy

    SAP announced that Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group has expanded its relationship with SAP by investing in SAP’s business-transformation-as-a-service offering, RISE with SAP, to further the entertainment company’s intelligent enterprise journey.

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  • “Fieri” to be Presented in Valletta!

    “Fieri” to be Presented in Valletta!

    Cirque du Soleil, the world’s leading producer of high-quality live entertainment, and Visit Malta are pleased to announce the opening of a brand-new production created exclusively for Malta. FIERI will be presented in the historic city of Valletta starting November 25.

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  • ‘TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE… to Return to the Chicago Theatre

    ‘TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE… to Return to the Chicago Theatre

    Madison Square Garden and Cirque du Soleil have announced that the acclaimed family holiday theatrical - "'Twas the Night Before..." by Cirque du Soleil - is returning to The Chicago Theatre for 17 performances only from November 26 through December 5, 2021, prior to opening in New York at the Hulu Theater December 9th.

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  • KÀ Welcomes Back Audiences Beginning Next Month

    KÀ Welcomes Back Audiences Beginning Next Month

    KÀ by Cirque du Soleil makes its highly anticipated return to the colossal KÀ Theater inside MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on Wednesday, November 24. Since its debut in 2005, KÀ has captivated audiences with its innovative blend of acrobatic feats, Capoeira, puppetry, projections and martial arts.

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  • Daniel Lamare’s Got a New Book: “Balancing Acts”

    Daniel Lamare’s Got a New Book: “Balancing Acts”

    Cirque du Soleil CEO and President Daniel Lamarre shares what it takes for anyone, regardless of position or industry, to embrace the value of creative leadership in his upcoming book, "Balancing Acts: Unleashing the Power of Creativity in Your Life and Work." The new title is set to release on Jan. 18, 2022 via HarperCollins Leadership.

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