Cirque du Soleil News

Cirque du Soleil's THE BEATLES LOVE to Team with Las Vegas Phil at Life is Beautiful Festival, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Life is Beautiful festival-goers seeking a never-before-seen production will experience a special collaboration between the internationally acclaimed show, The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil at The Mirage, and members of Southern Nevada's premier professional symphony, The Las Vegas Philharmonic. On the closing afternoon of the festival's three-day celebration of music, food, art and learning, the two organizations will come together in a one-of-a-kind showcase of artistic creativity and expression. (more...)

freeFall to Open Season with INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

freeFall Theatre's 2014/15 season, AN ESCAPE FROM REALITY, opens with Stephen Sondheim's classic musical take on what happens after happily ever after. INTO THE WOODS is one of freeFall's top-requested shows and is the second Sondheim musical produced at the theatre since the inaugural production of THE FROGS in 2010. Artistic Director Eric Davis has created a new and exciting staging that will delight and intrigue audiences of all ages with its imaginative storytelling. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Due to overwhelming advance ticket sales, Cirque du Soleil announced today that additional performances for the U.S. premiere of Kurios - Cabinet of Curiosities in San Francisco are available for pre-sale to Cirque Club members starting today. General public tickets for the added performances will be available beginning Monday, October 6. Kurios - Cabinet of Curiosities will be performing under the iconic blue-and-yellow Big Top at AT&T Park November 14, 2014 through January 18, 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: Penn & Teller, JERSEY BOYS, Cirque du Soleil, Clint Holmes and More Highlight Nevada's 150th Birthday Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

In an extraordinary show of Nevada pride and camaraderie, the artists, entertainers and celebrities who call the Silver State home came together last night at The Smith Center to celebrate the Nevada Sesquicentennial with a star-studded concert before a sold-out crowd, which included Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki and other dignitaries. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway In The Hood Brings Down the House at the Nevada Sesquicentennial Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Broadway In The Hood brought down the house during the Nevada Sesquicentennial Celebration at The Smith Center on Monday night, September 22 in Las Vegas. With performances by Jerry Lewis, Susan Anton, Human Nature, Cirque du Soleil, Clint Holmes, the cast of Jersey Boys, and even 'Mr. Las Vegas' Wayne Newton himself, could not outshine their performance of 'Brand New Day' from the hit Broadway Musical 'The Wiz'. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Photo Flash: Elton John AIDS Foundation Celebrates 21 Years with Woodside 'End of Summer' Party
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish opened Woodside, their Windsor home on Thursday September 4th 2014 to host friends, supporters and A-list celebrities for the End of Summer Party. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

PLAYSTUDIOS Adds New Category of Travel Rewards to myVEGAS Ever-Expanding Loyalty Program With Royal Caribbean International Relationship
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

BURLINGAME, CA and LAS VEGAS, NV -  PLAYSTUDIOS, a popular developer of free-to-play casino games, today announced the extension of its rewards program into a new category of travel perks for its myVEGAS community. For the first time, myVEGAS players will be able to redeem Loyalty Points for travel accommodations and amenities aboard Royal Caribbean International's 21 innovative ships. (more...)

Lancope Hosts Second Annual VISION User Conference Showcasing Innovation and Best Practices for Advanced Threat Protection and Context-Aware Security
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

ATLANTA, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Lancope, Inc., a leader in network visibility and security intelligence, will hold its second annual VISION user conference in Atlanta, Ga. from October 14-16, 2014. After a year of tremendous growth, the company will regroup with its broad user community to share new innovations in its context-aware security portfolio, as well as discuss best practices for defending today's networks from increasingly dangerous cyber-attacks. This year's conference will be sponsored by Cisco, and will also feature third-party speakers from industry analyst firms, Forrester Research and IT-Harvest. (more...)

BWW TV: Get a First Listen at the Broadway-Bound 'N THE QUEEN OF PARIS'
by Alan Henry - Sep 23, 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...)

STAGE TUBE: Cirque du Soleil Turns Drones Into Magical Flying Lampshades
by Stage Tube - Sep 22, 2014

Cirque du Soleil, ETH Zurich, and Verity Studios have teamed up to create a short film featuring 10 quadcopters -- i.e. drones -- in a flying dance sequence. The scene begins with a man working late at night, when suddenly his workshop loses power and he must struggle to work by the light of a single kerosene lamp -- that is, until his lamps take on a life of their own. Check out the performance, as well as a behind-the-scenes video, below! (more...)

Joey Arias to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Following a sold-out engagement last October, Joey Arias returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko for one performance only with an intimate show for piano and voice featuring his music director and pianist Matt Ray on Friday, October 10 at 8 p.m. Ray has served as music director for Arias' sold out residencies at Joe's Pub and resumes this role on Arias' forthcoming Billie Holiday Centennial Concerts in the Spring of 2015. The piano and voice format allows for a high degree of improvisation, allowing these peerless musicians an opportunity to explore the depths of their musical communion. The repertoire includes original songs, unexpected covers and, of course, Arias' signature 'channeling' of Billie Holiday. Tickets for Joey Arias range in price from $25-$40 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting (more...)

PETER PAN flies into Resorts World Sentosa for Asian Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Direct from Europe to Singapore, Peter Pan, The Never Ending Story makes its Asian premiere at Resorts World Sentosa on 27 November 2014, Thursday. The classic and timeless fairy tale is brought alive with popular and modern hit songs as well as stunning visual effects that will captivate the audience. Local kids are invited to join the cast and perform in December 2014 shows. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Backstage at Cirque du Soleil's 'KURIOS'
by Alan Henry - Sep 19, 2014

BroadwayWorld has exclusive photo coverage from backstage at Cirque du Soleil's KURIOS. See the full photo gallery 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...)

Calvin Harris to Ring in 2015 at Hakkasan Las Vegas Nightclub, 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Hakkasan Las Vegas Nightclub at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino today announced resident DJ Calvin Harris as its highly anticipated headlining artist for New Year's Eve Wednesday, Dec. 31. The Vegas hot spot will host the ultimate adults-only nightlife celebration as revelers and the world-renowned DJ are set to come together to say goodbye to 2014 and toast in a new year. (more...)

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 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...)

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