Cirque du Soleil News

Broadway Vets to Headline BROADWAY AT W at W Chicago - City Center This MayBroadway Vets to Headline BROADWAY AT W at W Chicago - City Center This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Broadway at W returns to W Chicago - City Center fresh off the heels of its successful Chicago launch last month, where it featured the cast members of Hamilton. (more...)

BWW TV: Hail Hosanna! Watch Highlights from Paramount Theatre's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTARBWW TV: Hail Hosanna! Watch Highlights from Paramount Theatre's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 26, 2017

What began as a 1970s rock opera concept album became a global stage phenomenon that captured seven Tony Award nominations and countless awards overseas in its 40-plus years. Jesus Christ Superstar, the beloved rock opera that explores the story and internal struggles of the last seven days of the greatest idol in history - Jesus - is the 2016-17 Broadway Series finale, now through May 28, 2017 at the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora. BroadwayWorld has highlights from the show below! (more...)

National Institute of Circus Arts Presents CIRCOSIS: LEFT BRAIN, RIGHT BRAINNational Institute of Circus Arts Presents CIRCOSIS: LEFT BRAIN, RIGHT BRAIN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

This June, the phenomenal imagination, athleticism and humour of Australia's next generation of circus talents will be on show when the National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA) presents Circosis: Left Brain, Right Brain, a two-part production of elite-level circus. Set in a world where obsession is the norm, the graduate showcase performances range from the poignant and evocative, to the flamboyant and outright absurd. (more...)

Nobody Can Swing Like Them! Meet the Full Cast of BANDSTAND, Opening Tonight on BroadwayNobody Can Swing Like Them! Meet the Full Cast of BANDSTAND, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 26, 2017

The brand new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) with music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, opens tonight, April 26, at The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45 Street). Scroll down to get to know the company before tonight's opening bows! (more...)

Stufish to Take the UK by Storm with SOHO, Pink Floyd, WONDERLAND LIVE and MoreStufish to Take the UK by Storm with SOHO, Pink Floyd, WONDERLAND LIVE and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Stufish is a unique creative power house, synonymous with world famous artists and acts, redefining the live show experience and making the studio the leading practitioner of the complete show delivery package worldwide. (more...)

Chita Rivera to Receive 'Woman of Valor Award' from Victory Dance Project, 6/15Chita Rivera to Receive 'Woman of Valor Award' from Victory Dance Project, 6/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Victory Dance Project, under the Artistic Direction of Amy Jordan, will celebrate its third anniversary with three performances, running June 15 – 18 at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center (no performance on June 16). The season will open with a Celebration honoring Broadway legend Chita Rivera, who will be presented with the company's “Woman of Valor Award.” The program, entitled From This Moment On will also include a world premiere as well pieces from the company's repertory.  On June 17 and 18, the program will include special performances by students from Early Mosley's Diversity of Dance company. (more...)

Malena's Yogurt Plus Now Serving Sweet Scoops of Edible Cookie Dough at Treasure IslandMalena's Yogurt Plus Now Serving Sweet Scoops of Edible Cookie Dough at Treasure Island
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Treasure Island's hottest spot for cool treats, Malena's Yogurt Plus, is launching a new confection that will remind guests of one of childhood's favorite indulgences - Edible Cookie Dough! (more...)

Cirque-Tacular's SPRING-A-DING DING! to Swing Into the 14th Street Y TheaterCirque-Tacular's SPRING-A-DING DING! to Swing Into the 14th Street Y Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The Kidpass Choice Award-Winning company Cirque-tacular, who has been featured as 'Best Things to Do' on Mommy Poppins and NY1, returns to the 14th street Y Theater to create an intimate setting for what Shelley Goldberg of NY1 calls 'enchantment!' and bring the brilliance of springtime in all its glory and magic to the young and young at heart with Spring-A-Ding DING! (more...)

Comedian Iliza Shlesinger Brings Her Brand of Stand-Up to the Aces of Comedy Series at The MirageComedian Iliza Shlesinger Brings Her Brand of Stand-Up to the Aces of Comedy Series at The Mirage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

 Comedian Iliza is bringing her signature brand of honest and physical comedy to Las Vegas with her Iliza: The Confirmed Kills Tour.  Fresh off its 15 city national theatre tour, Iliza's show will join the Aces of Comedy series for the first time Sunday, Sept. 3 at 10 p.m. inside The Mirage Hotel & Casino. (more...)

The Heart of Education Awards to Honor Outstanding CCSD Teachers on 4/29 at The Smith CenterThe Heart of Education Awards to Honor Outstanding CCSD Teachers on 4/29 at The Smith Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Following a successful inaugural event in 2016, the finalists for the 2017 Heart of Education Awards will be honored at a red-carpet ceremony at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 29 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. This second-annual awards event, powered by The Rogers Foundation, celebrates Clark County School District (CCSD) teachers who go above and beyond for their students. (more...)

Cirque du Soleil's OVO Comes to Brooklyn and Long Island This SummerCirque du Soleil's OVO Comes to Brooklyn and Long Island This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Cirque du Soleil will bring its new arena show, OVO, to Barclays Center July 5-9, and to NYCB Live, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Presented By New York Community Bank from August 30 to September 3. (more...)

Washington Ballet Premieres Ethan Steifel's FRONTIERWashington Ballet Premieres Ethan Steifel's FRONTIER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The Washington Ballet (TWB) presents the world premiere of Ethan Stiefel's Frontier next month, a ballet inspired by President Kennedy and his space travel aspirations for America. (more...)

BWW Review: CIRQUE DU SOLEIL Soars at Sam Houston Race ParkBWW Review: CIRQUE DU SOLEIL Soars at Sam Houston Race Park
by Gary Laird - Apr 17, 2017

KURIOS, Cabinet of Curiosities, written and directed by Michel Laprise, creates a world vaguely 19th-century, with overtones of the French filmmaker Georges Melies. It's a world populated by fantastic beings, all going about their business with a will, whatever that business may be. It doesn't really matter though, because your disbelief is suspended from the first scene. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 16, 2017BWW's On This Day - April 16, 2017
by - Apr 16, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 15, 2017BWW's On This Day - April 15, 2017
by - Apr 15, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

San Francisco Ballet Announces 2017-18 SeasonSan Francisco Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

San Francisco Ballet, long recognized for pushing boundaries in dance, has announced its 2017-18 Season program and schedule. This summer, SF Ballet will return to Festival Napa Valley for one performance only on Friday, July 21, 2017, accompanied by members of the SF Ballet Orchestra. In addition, this October, the Company will once again participate in World Ballet Day LIVE, a day-long streaming event (details to be announced). (more...)

Waggl Expands Leadership Team, Adds Alex Kinnebrew as Head of StrategyWaggl Expands Leadership Team, Adds Alex Kinnebrew as Head of Strategy
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

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Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: April 13, 2017Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: April 13, 2017
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 13, 2017

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

TodayTix Offering First-Ever Presale for Broadway Premiere of 1984TodayTix Offering First-Ever Presale for Broadway Premiere of 1984
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Mobile ticketing app TodayTix - which, until now, has exclusively connected ticket buyers with last minute offerings only - announced today that it will offer its first-ever presale in partnership with the highly-anticipated Broadway Premiere of George Orwell's 1984 starring Tony Award nominee Tom Sturridge, Olivia Wilde in her Broadway debut, and Tony Award winner Reed Birney. (more...)

Billy Porter, Kristine Nielsen, Shoshana Bean & More Earn Elliot Norton Nominations; Diane Paulus Receives Prize for Sustained ExcellenceBilly Porter, Kristine Nielsen, Shoshana Bean & More Earn Elliot Norton Nominations; Diane Paulus Receives Prize for Sustained Excellence
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Two dozen nominations of outstanding actors, directors, designers and ensembles were announced today by The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA), with winners to be revealed at the 35th Annual Elliot Norton Awards on Monday, May 15, 2017 at 7 PM, at Huntington Theatre Company's BU Theatre.   (more...)

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