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Photo Flash: Cirque du Soleil Welcomes 'ELVIS' Show Cast To Las Vegas' McCarran Airport

Cirque du Soleil performers from KÀ, Mystère and CRISS ANGEL Believe welcomed the newest members of the Cirque family to Las Vegas on Saturday. The cast of the new show based on the life and music of Elvis were treated to a Cirque-style greeting at McCarran Airport. The performers have been rehearsing for the past few months at the Cirque du Soleil Creation Studio in Montreal and are now relocating to Las Vegas for rehearsals on stage in the new theatre at ARIA Resort & Casino in CityCenter. The show is set to open late 2009.

From the 20 or so performers the company featured when it all began in 1984, Quebec-basedCirque du Soleil has become a leading provider of quality entertainment with 4,000 employees, including 1,000 artists from some 40 countries.

Cirque du Soleil has thrilled close to 90 million spectators in more than 200 cities on five continents. In 2009, the organization will have 20 different shows playing around the world. The success of Cirque has been recognized with a number of awards, notably the Emmy, Drama Desk, Bambi, ACE, Gémeaux and Félix, as well as the coveted Rose d'or de Montreux.

For more information visit www.cirquedusoleil.com.

Photos by Tom Donoghue

Photo Flash: Cirque du Soleil Welcomes 'ELVIS' Show Cast To Las Vegas' McCarran Airport
Cirque du Soleil performers welcome the cast of the new Elvis inspired show at McCarran Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada

Photo Flash: Cirque du Soleil Welcomes 'ELVIS' Show Cast To Las Vegas' McCarran Airport
Cirque du Soleil performers

Photo Flash: Cirque du Soleil Welcomes 'ELVIS' Show Cast To Las Vegas' McCarran Airport
Cirque du Soleil

Photo Flash: Cirque du Soleil Welcomes 'ELVIS' Show Cast To Las Vegas' McCarran Airport
Cirque du Soleil welcomes 'Elvis' cast to Las Vegas

Photo Flash: Cirque du Soleil Welcomes 'ELVIS' Show Cast To Las Vegas' McCarran Airport
Cirque du Soleil cast members

Photo Flash: Cirque du Soleil Welcomes 'ELVIS' Show Cast To Las Vegas' McCarran Airport
Cirque du Soleil cast members

Photo Flash: Cirque du Soleil Welcomes 'ELVIS' Show Cast To Las Vegas' McCarran Airport
Cirque du Soleil cast members

Photo Flash: Cirque du Soleil Welcomes 'ELVIS' Show Cast To Las Vegas' McCarran Airport
Cirque du Soleil cast members

Photo Flash: Cirque du Soleil Welcomes 'ELVIS' Show Cast To Las Vegas' McCarran Airport
Cirque du Soleil cast members

Photo Flash: Cirque du Soleil Welcomes 'ELVIS' Show Cast To Las Vegas' McCarran Airport
Cirque du Soleil cast members

Photo Flash: Cirque du Soleil Welcomes 'ELVIS' Show Cast To Las Vegas' McCarran Airport
Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas

Photo Flash: Cirque du Soleil Welcomes 'ELVIS' Show Cast To Las Vegas' McCarran Airport
Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas

Photo Flash: Cirque du Soleil Welcomes 'ELVIS' Show Cast To Las Vegas' McCarran Airport
Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas

Photo Flash: Cirque du Soleil Welcomes 'ELVIS' Show Cast To Las Vegas' McCarran Airport
Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas

Photo Flash: Cirque du Soleil Welcomes 'ELVIS' Show Cast To Las Vegas' McCarran Airport
Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas

Photo Flash: Cirque du Soleil Welcomes 'ELVIS' Show Cast To Las Vegas' McCarran Airport
Cirque du Soleil

Photo Flash: Cirque du Soleil Welcomes 'ELVIS' Show Cast To Las Vegas' McCarran Airport
Cirque du Soleil

Photo Flash: Cirque du Soleil Welcomes 'ELVIS' Show Cast To Las Vegas' McCarran Airport
Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas

Photo Flash: Cirque du Soleil Welcomes 'ELVIS' Show Cast To Las Vegas' McCarran Airport
Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas

Photo Flash: Cirque du Soleil Welcomes 'ELVIS' Show Cast To Las Vegas' McCarran Airport
Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas

Photo Flash: Cirque du Soleil Welcomes 'ELVIS' Show Cast To Las Vegas' McCarran Airport
Cirque du Soleil cast members

Photo Flash: Cirque du Soleil Welcomes 'ELVIS' Show Cast To Las Vegas' McCarran Airport
Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas

Photo Flash: Cirque du Soleil Welcomes 'ELVIS' Show Cast To Las Vegas' McCarran Airport
Cirque du Soleil cast members

Photo Flash: Cirque du Soleil Welcomes 'ELVIS' Show Cast To Las Vegas' McCarran Airport
Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas

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