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  • Cirque du Soleil to Make Its Long-Awaited Return in Houston

    Cirque du Soleil to Make Its Long-Awaited Return in Houston

    The familiar blue-and-yellow big tops are coming back to Sam Houston Race Park in November, bringing the return of Cirque du Soleil’s whimsically reimagined show called Alegría: In a New Light. This signature Cirque show was cut short in March 2020 due to the pandemic and now Paper City has an exclusive first look as these aerial artists return to performing for the first time. In Houston.

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  • “It’s Like Coming Home!”

    “It’s Like Coming Home!”

    There’s always a sense of excitement and anticipation when you walk into a theater, but even seasoned Cirque du Soleil artists were surprised by the overwhelming emotion they felt stepping back inside the iconic white tent at Disney Springs. “Seeing everyone again, it’s like coming home. It’s like being with family. I really can’t wait to put this show together for everyone to see,” said David Rimmer, who is one of the high-flying teeterboard artists in the show.

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  • KÀ Returns November 24th!

    KÀ Returns November 24th!

    Hailed as one of the most epic productions on the Las Vegas Strip, the fearless journey will resume enthralling fans with gravity-defying battle scenes and combat acrobatics punctuated by immersive technology. KÀ will perform Saturday through Wednesday at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Tickets starting at $69 are now on sale!

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  • MJ ONE Celebrates the King of Pop’s Birthday, Aug. 28-29

    MJ ONE Celebrates the King of Pop’s Birthday, Aug. 28-29

    Hosted by Cirque du Soleil in collaboration with The Estate of Michael Jackson, Michael Jackson ONE celebrated the "King of Pop's" birthday with a weekend filled with events and special appearances by Jamie King, Kenny Ortega, Rich and Tone Talauega.

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  • The Beatles LOVE Welcomed Back By Sold-Out Audience

    The Beatles LOVE Welcomed Back By Sold-Out Audience

    The Beatles™ LOVE™ by Cirque du Soleil was welcomed back to its theater at The Mirage Hotel & Casino by an eager sold-out audience in Las Vegas on Aug. 26, 2021. The internationally acclaimed show and its talented artists surprised guests with a specially curated pop-up performance parading throughout the property showcasing a glimpse into the GRAMMY Award-winning production.

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  • MJ ONE Celebrated Grand Return Last Night!

    MJ ONE Celebrated Grand Return Last Night!

    After 17 long-awaited months, Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil finally made its grand return to a sold-out audience at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, last night, Aug. 19, 2021. Continuing the global entertainment producer's successful return to theaters in Las Vegas, Michael Jackson ONE welcomed back guests with awe-inspiring dance numbers, enthralling acrobats, breathtaking visuals, and much more.

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  • CDS has enough money to ensure its recovery, says CEO

    CDS has enough money to ensure its recovery, says CEO

    Cirque du Soleil is financially strong enough to restart its activities, assures president and CEO Daniel Lamarre. He says the "strong excitement" surrounding the circus' first few shows, which returned to the stage in Vegas, is increasing its financial margin.

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  • CDS/Disney Announce Ticket On-Sale Date for “Drawn to Life”

    CDS/Disney Announce Ticket On-Sale Date for “Drawn to Life”

    After more than a year of waiting, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group and Disney Parks, Experiences and Products are excited to announce that Drawn to Life is scheduled to open on Nov. 18. The highly anticipated, new family-friendly show coming to Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., is a collaboration between Cirque du Soleil, Walt Disney Animation Studios and Walt Disney Imagineering and will take residency at Disney Springs.

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  • KÀ Relaunch Pushed Back

    KÀ Relaunch Pushed Back

    Cirque du Soleil is edging back the timeline of its final show to reopen on the Strip. “Ka” at MGM Grand is now projected to relaunch in November, according to company spokeswoman Ann Paladie. She reiterated the show does plan to reopen by the end of the year.

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  • How this Artist Adjusted to Two Years at Home

    How this Artist Adjusted to Two Years at Home

    Circus artist Domenic Taylor kept an impressive record of his time on tour with Cirque du Soleil's Toruk: The First Flight. For four years, from 2015 to 2019, he kept a meticulous list of the dates he was in each city — and it covers over 30 countries and almost every continent on earth. Taylor had been planning to take a short break after the tour wrapped up, but 2020 turned into a full stop. But life as a circus artist has given Taylor something that prepared him for even the most unforeseen circumstances: the ability to adapt.

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  • Cirque Requiring Staff Vaccination Before Return to Show

    Cirque Requiring Staff Vaccination Before Return to Show

    Cirque du Soleil is requiring vaccination for all staff prior to reopening. Staff who are not vaccinated will be required to conduct regular COVID-19 testing and provide their test results.

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  • 40 at 40: Cirque Flips Back Into Action After Pandemic

    40 at 40: Cirque Flips Back Into Action After Pandemic

    As the world's most famous circus company reopens shows in Vegas and elsewhere, Now Magazine Toronto thought it would be fascinating to revisit their cover story from July 1988, back when the company was on its first North American tour.

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  • “The Illusionists” in Las Vegas?

    “The Illusionists” in Las Vegas?

    John Katsilometes of the Las Vegas Review-Journal asked Lamarre at the "O" Premiere if “The Illusionists” might be moved into a Vegas theater, specifically the former “Zumanity” room at New York-New York. He also asked MGM Resorts CEO Bill Hornbuckle about plans at New York-New York...

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  • After 15 years, Franco Dragone revisits his creation ‘O’

    After 15 years, Franco Dragone revisits his creation ‘O’

    It’s not so easy to put the warm fuzzies into words. But you felt that rush of exhilaration the moment the welcome was shouted from the O Theater stage Thursday night. “Ladies and gentlemen!” was the call-out from the familiar audience member pulled onstage to start the proceedings. That’s all the crowd needed to hear.

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  • Doc to go behind the scenes of Cirque’s ‘O’

    Doc to go behind the scenes of Cirque’s ‘O’

    When Cirque du Soleil CEO Daniel Lamarre met with MGM Resorts International CEO Bill Hornbuckle at the Bellagio on Tuesday, the two execs played to a small audience. A camera crew. The back-and-forth was banked for an upcoming MGM Studios documentary chronicling the return of “O.”

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