Cirque du Soleil News

PIPPIN Comes to SHNSF's Golden Gate Theatre Sep. 23-Oct 19th!
by Linda Hodges and Nick Hodges - Sep 17, 2014

Pippin 'is almost here!' Broadway's high-flying hit musical is coming to SHN's Golden Gate Theater September 23rd thru October 19th! (more...)

Tickets Go on Sale Sept 24 for Broadway-Bound N THE QUEEN OF PARIS in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Canadian-based Monlove Enterprises today announced that tickets to the world premiere of N THE QUEEN OF PARIS at the Elgin Theatre in Toronto will go on sale on September 24, 2014. The new musical, which will open exactly one year later, was inspired by the Champagne atmosphere and rags-to-riches romance of Emile Zola's classic novel Nana with its gaslight glimpses into the backstage world of Parisian theatres, 'Joie de vivre' and courtesans' salons. (more...)

Jay Sullivan, Jeffrey Bean and James Black to Lead DRACULA at the Alley Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for Dracula, the Original Vampire Play, the second production in the 'Alley Theatre @ UH' season. Featuring iconic costume and set designs by Edward Gorey, the Alley's production is based on the original 1927 adaptation of the classic thriller that marvelously balances the menace of the horror tale with sophisticated satire. (more...)

March Fourth Marching Band Coming to the Fox Theatre, 1/10/2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Z2 Entertainment will present March Fourth Marching Band at the Fox Theatre on Saturday, January 10th, 2015. Tickets are on sale Friday, September 12th at noon for $16.00 in advance or $18.00 day of show. (more...)

New KC Ballet Season to Premiere with ALICE (in wonderland), 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

KANSAS CITY, MO (Sept. 10, 2014) — The 57th season of Kansas City Ballet will commence with the Kansas City Premiere of Alice (in wonderland), choreography by Septime Webre and music by Matthew Pierce. The production runs Oct. 10-19 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts and will be accompanied by Kansas City Symphony conducted by Kansas City Ballet Music Director Ramona Pansegrau. (more...)

SHAPING SOUND to Premiere at Montalbán Theatre Hollywood, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

(LOS ANGELES – SEPTEMBER 8, 2014) — Break The Floor Productions is pleased to announce that North America's hottest new dance show -- SHAPING SOUND -- will perform two nights only at The Montalbán Theatre Hollywood in Los Angeles, October 11-12 at 8pm. Tickets are now on sale at www.ShapingSoundCo.com. Experience the exhilarating collaboration of North America's newest dance visionaries as they mash-up music genres and dance styles in an explosive dance theater experience perfect for all ages. (more...)

LA SOIREE Celebrates 10 Years with Return to London, Nov 5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

Roll up, roll up - the circus is back in town! Last seen in London in 2011, multi award-winning cult hit La Soiree returns to the capital celebrating a triumphant world tour and the 10 year anniversary of the troupe's first show. Fresh from a six month residency at the spectacular Union Square Theatre in New York, a whirl around Australia and touring the land of the midnight sun, La Soiree returns at last to London. (more...)

Zuckerberg to Keynote Next Galaxy's Virtual Reality Focused Business Innovation and Growth (B.I.G.) Summit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Next Galaxy Corp. (NXGA), a leading technology and content solutions company developing dynamic, innovative consumer virtual reality experiences and technology, is proud to announce that Randi Zuckerberg is scheduled to be the keynote speaker for the company's Business Innovation and Growth (B.I.G.) Summit. Each year, The B.I.G. Summit welcomes sold out audiences of visionaries, thought leaders, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, media, business and community leaders to a day of BIG Ideas for propelling business forward. The next B.I.G. Summit produced by Next Galaxy Corp. in partnership with the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce will be held at the New World Center in Miami Beach, Florida on Tuesday, January 20 th, 2015. (more...)

CINDERELLA to End on Broadway This Winter; NeNe Leakes Joins the Cast Before Closing
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

Producers of the Tony Award-winning musical Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella (Broadway Theatre, 1681 Broadway) -- Robyn Goodman, Jill Furman and Stephen Kocis -- announce that the actress and reality television sensation NeNe Leakes (THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA) will be the newest star to join the cast, startingNovember 25, when she steps into the role of Cinderella's wicked stepmother Madame. (more...)

Cirque du Soleil to Present DRALION at JPJ Arena, 10/22-26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

After 15 years performing around the world, Dralion will make its finale curtain call in January 2015. From October 22-26, 2014, Charlottesville will have its final opportunity to experience this unique and colorful Cirque du Soleil signature production that has performed in more than 150 cities. Dralion will be presented at the John Paul Jones Arena for six performances only. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Ezralow Dance, Coming to Ford Amphitheatre Next Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 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. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the dancers in action below! (more...)

Breaking News: Samsung Explores the World of Mobile Virtual Reality with Gear VR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

Samsung today introduced the next generation in wearable technology, the Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition, enabling users to fully immerse themselves in a cinematic virtual reality environment. Powered by Oculus technology, the Samsung Gear VR delivers a completely new way to experience and consume mobile content. It continues Samsung's leadership in the wearable category through innovative technology and compelling design to expand the definition of mobile life. (more...)

Zuckerberg to Keynote Next Galaxy's Virtual Reality Focused Business Innovation and Growth (B.I.G.) Summit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

“We've seen technology change the way that the world thinks and communicates over the past couple decades and I think that we are getting ready for another major shift with the emergence of Virtual and Augmented Reality,” said Randi Zuckerberg. “No matter how much people think they know what is coming, these revolutionary technologies are likely to exceed all expectations with applications canvasing social media, entertainment, business and much more. I am excited to be able to share my thoughts at The B.I.G. Summit.” (more...)

Jackie Evancho Returns to Hometown to Perform with Pittsburgh Symphony, 2/13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 02, 2014

Jackie Evancho, the 14-year-old vocal sensation from Pittsburgh, returns to her hometown to perform with members of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on February 13, 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: Exclusive Photos from Cirque du Soleil's 'KURIOS'
by Alan Henry - Aug 28, 2014

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at Cirque du Soleil's brand new show, KURIOS - now playing in Toronto through October 26th. Take a look at the exclusive shots below! What if you could alter reality at will? Delve into a world of curiosity where seeing is disbelieving: the world of KURIOS - Cabinet of Curiosities from Cirque du Soleil®. The show immerses you in a mysterious and fascinating realm that disorients your senses and challenges your perceptions, leaving you to wonder: 'Is it real, or just a figment of my imagination?' (more...)

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...)

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