Cirque du Soleil News

Comedian Wanda Sykes to Return to Treasure Island Theatre, 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Considered “one of the funniest stand up comics' by her peers and ranked among Entertainment Weekly's 25 Funniest People in America, Wanda Sykes will perform at Treasure Island Theatre October 3 at 9 p.m. Guests must be 18 years or older to attend. (more...)

Stew, Nancy Giles, Ted Keegan & More Set for SUPPER AT THE SALON at Dixon Place, 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Dixon Place, Ellie Covan, founder and artistic director, proudly announces SUPPER AT THE SALON, a special evening of dinner and entertainment which will take place on the mainstage theater at Dixon Place on Monday, September 15th, with cocktails beginning in the lounge at 6:30 PM. The evening will include performances by Stew (Passing Strange), Nancy Giles ('CBS Sunday Morning'), Broadway's Ted Keegan (Phantom of the Opera, Cyrano, Camelot), award-winning aerial troupe LAVA, and more to be announced, and will be hosted by Bindlestiff Family Cirkus founder, Keith Nelson. Also that evening, four honorees will receive the iconic Dixon Place mini chair award for their contributions to the arts and support of Dixon Place: award winning actor-writer Peggy Shaw; The Jerome Foundation, celebrating its 50th Anniversary; Dixon Place Board member Eric Jensen, and theater supporter Yoshiko Kakuga. (more...)

The Academy of Nevada Ballet Theatre Announces New Pre-Professional Dance Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Nevada Ballet Theatre (NBT) and its affiliated Academy, the Academy of Nevada Ballet Theatre (ANBT) is pleased to announce an exciting new addition to its Las Vegas-based school at 1651 Inner Circle in Summerlin. Joining its already established Pre-Professional Ballet Program, the all new Pre-Professional Dance Program will offer cutting-edge classes such as Tumbling for Dance, Extreme Stretch and Improvisation among others, taught by performers with Broadway, TV and film credits and international teaching experience. The new Pre-Professional Dance Program will also premiere the ANBT Competition Team, designed for students who wish to explore a commercial dance path. (more...)

Diavolo Dance Company Coming to Greek Theatre, 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Diavolo / Architecture in Motion and its esteemed artistic director Jacques Heim return to Los Angeles with their extraordinary dance production of Transit Space and Trajectoire on Friday, September 12th at the historic Greek Theatre. (more...)

FLYING TORTILLAS, JOHNMAN, JACK WISE and More Set for Scotiabank BuskerFest 2014, Kicking Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Toronto's Downtown Yonge Neighbourhood will welcome even more amazing entertainment - and a healthy dose of silliness - as Epilepsy Toronto, in partnership with the Downtown Yonge BIA, announces more new and returning acts at its signature fundraising event, Scotiabank BuskerFest. The 15th edition of Toronto's international street performers festival runs today, August 21 to Sunday, August 24 throughout the Yonge Street corridor, from Queen to College Streets (which will be closed to traffic) and surrounding areas (including Trinity Square Park, Yonge-Dundas Square and Gould Street). (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits -MAMMA MIA!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 20, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's MAMMA MIA! below! (more...)

A-Listers Align For A Star-Studded Partnership At Baha Mar
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

NASSAU, The Bahamas, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Today, Baha Mar, the grand and greatly anticipated luxury resort located in Nassau, The Bahamas, announces an exciting partnership with two of the leading names in the world of music and entertainment Jamie King and Emilio Estefan who will be teaming up for the first time to develop, produce, choreograph and score the resort's Grand Opening Gala alongside executive producer Bernie Yuman. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Feathered Beasts in WALKING WITH DINOSAURS Arena Show
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Dinosaurs once again roam the earth when the spectacular production, WALKING WITH DINOSAURS THE ARENA SPECTACULAR, based on the award-winning BBC Television Series, returns to North America. WALKING WITH DINOSAURS THE ARENA SPECTACULAR will be performed at Honda Center from a limited eight-performance engagement from Wednesday, September 3 to Sunday, September 7 and STAPLES Center for a limited eight-performance engagement from Thursday, September 11 to Sunday, September 15. Check out new photos of the show's feathered dinosaurs below! (more...)

Bill Cosby Returns to the Treasure Island Theatre, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Beloved comedic genius Bill Cosby brings his signature comedy back to the Treasure Island Theatre on Friday, September 26 at 8 p.m. (more...)

BWW Previews: VAREKAI by Cirque du Soleil Comes to Prudential Center, 8/27
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 19, 2014

VAREKAI will be performed by Cirque due Soleil at Newark's Prudential Center from August 27th to August 31st. This elaborate production will captivate New Jersey audiences. (more...)

SXSW Interactive Now Accepting Applications For 2015 Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

The South By Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival (March 13-17) is now accepting applications for its 2015 Awards competitions including SXSW Accelerator, SXSW Gaming Awards and the re-branded SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards. SXSW Interactive prizes creative innovation in the connected world. As a platform to showcase the most innovative and forward-thinking ideas and projects, SXSW Interactive encourages digital creatives, agencies, startups and those in the gaming community to submit to one of these competitions. (more...)

24 Shows With Over 100 Performers Set for 2014 NY Clown Theatre Festival, Running This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

Now in its 9th year, The NY Clown Theatre Festival is New York's preeminent annual, international Clown Theatre festival. (more...)

Daniel Ezralow Coming to Ford Amphitheatre, 9/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Winding up the Zev Yaroslavsky Signature Series and bringing the Ford Theatres 2014 summer season to a close, Ezralow Dance takes the stage at the Ford Amphitheatre on Sept. 13 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Michael Jackson's 'A Place With No Name' Music Video To Premiere Worldwide Exclusively On Twitter @MichaelJackson August 13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Epic Records and The Estate of Michael Jackson, announced today that 'A Place With No Name,' the next single from this year's critically acclaimed, chart-topping Michael Jackson albumXSCAPE[MJJ Music/Epic Records],will make history when it premieres on Twitter (twitter.com). At 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday August 13, 2014 the short film will be tweeted through@MichaelJackson allowing the Twitter universe to be able to view the video within a tweet. And for those fans in New York City, 'A Place With No Name' will be shown on the massive Sony screen in Times Square at the very same moment. (more...)

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Launch Houston Ballet's 2014-15 Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 08, 2014

From September 4-14, 2014, Houston Ballet launches its 45th season with the company premiere of John Neumeier's three-act ballet A Midsummer Night's Dream. The ballet is based on Shakespeare's lighthearted play of the same name and follows the hijinks and hilarity that ensues when a well-intentioned plan with a love potion goes awry. Created in 1977, A Midsummer Night's Dream has served as Mr. Neumeier's calling card, being seen as one of his most joyous and popular creations. Houston Ballet is the first American ballet company to perform the famous work and it is the first piece by Mr. Neumeier to enter the Houston Ballet repertoire. (more...)

Encores! BAND WAGON, LADY, BE GOOD, ZORBA! and Four MTC World Premieres Set for NY City Center's 2014-15 Season; Full Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

New York City Center's 2014-15 season features an exciting lineup of dance and musical theater that begins with the 11th season of City Center's acclaimed Fall for Dance Festival. The Festival features 24 acclaimed dance companies and artists from around the world, and will kick off in September with two free dance performances at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park in association with The Public Theater, followed by five unique programs at City Center in October. The Band Wagon, an Encores! Special Event starring Brian Stokes Mitchell, follows in November, and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, City Center's Principal Dance Company, returns for a month-long engagement in December. (more...)

BWW TV: Audiciones para 'Michael Jackson Legend Tour'
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Aug 07, 2014

El pasado martes nos colamos en las audiciones para el nuevo espectaculo Michael Jackson Legend Tour que arrancara el proximo mes de noviembre en gira por España. (more...)

PLAYSTUDIOS Teams with Konami Gaming to Bring Popular Casino Slot Game to myVEGAS Facebook App
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

“Licensing established content has been the dominant creative paradigm in the slot industry for quite some time,” observed Andrew Pascal, CEO of PLAYSTUDIOS. “From game shows, to rock bands, to blockbuster movies, casino slot manufacturers have been leveraging the brand equity of pop culture content. Now it's our turn to bring established Las Vegas gaming content into the free-to-play social and mobile space.” (more...)

DAUGHTER OF THE WAVES to Premiere at Theater For The New City's Dream Up Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

Theater For The New City's has selected Eileen Connolly and Sean Roschman's new theatrical collaboration, Daughter Of The Waves, to have its world premiere during their 2014 Dream Up Festival. (more...)

SummerStage Announces Lineup of Free Shows, 8/18-24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

SummerStage continues their summer programming of free concerts. They recently released their lineup of free shows for the week of August 18-24th. See the full details below! (more...)

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