Featured Stories Archive

  • REBEL: “A Nocturnal Ode to the Rebellious Spirit of Rock”

    REBEL: “A Nocturnal Ode to the Rebellious Spirit of Rock”

    Surprising acrobatics, modern and glamorous costumes, musical rhythms known the world over, and a stunning stage design are just a hint of what awaits you in this edition of Cirque du Soleil in Andorra.

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  • “ALEGRIA: The Return of an Icon, in a New Light” – Texts from the Press Kit

    “ALEGRIA: The Return of an Icon, in a New Light” – Texts from the Press Kit

    Beloved by fans around the world, Alegría returns to the Big Top to share its timeless story of resilience and hope.

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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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  • “Underneath an Empty Big Top: Raising the Tent”

    “Underneath an Empty Big Top: Raising the Tent”

    Cirque uses the construction of the tent in each city as a piece of publicity, inviting media to attend “tent raisings,” another way of getting free press on the evening news. After years of seeing those quick bits of news on local TV, we decided to see what goes on at one of them ourselves. And for that we chose LUZIA.

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  • “A Look at Cirque at SEA”

    “A Look at Cirque at SEA”

    With Cirque du Soleil and MSC Cruises having just announced its next pair of shows for the MSC Bellissima (due to launch in March 2019), we thought taking a look at the first two shows created for this partnership were in order (and a bit overdue if we're being honest...)

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  • “DIVA: The Power of Music”

    “DIVA: The Power of Music”

    Music is at the heart of this show and follows the timeless hits of the Divas whose songs shaped our lives. Songs that have guided us throughout the years, in moments of folly, of sadness, of celebration, and of joy; DIVA is a unique opportunity to rediscover them all.

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  • “Vegetable Volta!”

    “Vegetable Volta!”

    This review was originally supposed to be about the entirety of The Volta Experience. And if it wasn’t for our viewing being cancelled halfway through the first act, that’s what it would have been.

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  • “Celebrating Michael’s 60th Birthday”

    “Celebrating Michael’s 60th Birthday”

    On Wednesday 29 August 2018 the Estate of Michael Jackson and the Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil resident show held its annual celebration of the pop icon’s birthday in Las Vegas.

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  • “CRYSTAL: Colder Than You Might Like”

    “CRYSTAL: Colder Than You Might Like”

    This being Cirque’s first attempt at a show on a frozen ice surface, we were curious – which side would prevail, the Cirque side or the ice show side?

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  • VOLTA: “A Technical Box of Wonders”

    VOLTA: “A Technical Box of Wonders”

    True to its name, Volta is supercharged, crackling with energy, and, at times, shocking. A coming-out fable articulated through a series of electrifying physical performances and poignant choreography, Volta is bathed in light and luminous, luxurious imagery.

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  • “Melding Circus Arts and Ice Sports”

    “Melding Circus Arts and Ice Sports”

    In CRYSTAL, Cirque explores the very essence of skating, assessing the artistic limits of ice for the first time in the company’s history, asking how they can bring their signature style of acrobatics into yet uncharted territory.

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  • “O” is Beautiful, Even on the Small Screen

    “O” is Beautiful, Even on the Small Screen

    ARTE-TV (Association Relative à la Télévision Européenne, a French-German TV network, www.arte.tv) has filmed and broadcast “O,” what some fans testify is the pinnacle of Cirque’s creativity. We review this filming.

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  • “Cirque du Soleil Rebrands – The New Le Groupe du Soleil?”

    “Cirque du Soleil Rebrands – The New Le Groupe du Soleil?”

    On November 21, 2017, in a video posted across its social media footprint, Cirque du Soleil shocked the fan community with a re-branding announcement that would, in their own words, take the company into the future of entertainment.

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  • “The Book of JOYÀ – Bringing Cirque to Mexico”

    “The Book of JOYÀ – Bringing Cirque to Mexico”

    Behind the veil of the lush Mayan jungle exists a world of crystal-clear water pools, coral rocks, and rich flora and fauna – an oasis within an oasis.

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  • Fans Review Cirque du Soleil!

    Fans Review Cirque du Soleil!

    The following is is Special Collection of Reviews by Cirque Fans, giving us their opinions on Zumanity (Sean Zaremba), Luzia (Katherine Bull), Toruk (Aidan Lam), and Crystal (Josh Sobiecki).

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