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At Cirque du Soleil, a Russian and a Ukrainian Stand Strong: “Without Trust This Is Not Going to Work”

In a dark theater in downtown Los Angeles — over 6,000 miles away from Russia’s brutal invasion of Ukraine — two men face one another standing on raised platforms. One, smiling and sandy-haired, is a Ukrainian named Dmytro Rybkin, 33.

Cirque du Soleil CEO Daniel Lamarre to Step Down

Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group has named CFO Stephane Lefebvre to replace Daniel Lamarre as CEO. On Dec. 1, Lamarre will step down from the top post after leading the famous global circus troupe for 21 years, based in Montreal. Lefebvre will also become president, charged with continuing to grow Cirque du Soleil across global […]

Cirque du Soleil Live Shows Set to Reopen After Virus Closures

The circus company is targeting returns of iconic shows like 'O' and 'Mystere' in Las Vegas starting in late June.

Cirque Du Soleil Files for Bankruptcy Protection Amid Pandemic

Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group has filed for protection from creditors in Canada as its circus shows remain shuttered during the coronavirus pandemic.

Canadian Entertainment Industry Seeks Government Bailout for Virus Fallout

After Hollywood location shooting in Canada shut down to help contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, the country's reeling production sector is seeking an industry bailout as the federal government develops COVID-19 rescue packages.

Cirque du Soleil Lays Off 95 Percent of Staff After Closing Shows

Cirque du Soleil, creator of many of the most popular shows in Las Vegas, has temporarily laid off 4,679 employees, or 95 percent of its global workforce, after suspending its productions worldwide because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Cirque du Soleil Founder Sells Stake to Pension Fund Giant

A Quebec pension fund giant has bought out a 10 percent stake in Cirque du Soleil, known for its live shows in Las Vegas, from billionaire founder Guy Laliberte.

‘Twas the Night Before…’: Theater Review

Cirque du Soleil presents 'Twas the Night Before...,' its first Christmas-themed show, inspired by Clement Clarke Moore's classic poem 'A Visit From Saint Nicholas' and featuring an array of acrobatic and aerial acts.

Cirque du Soleil Names Strategic Hollywood Studios Liaison (Exclusive)

As part of a push to expand the Cirque du Soleil global imprint via third-party IP offerings, Eric Grilly has been appointed executive head of studio alliances.

Robert Rodriguez Teams With Cirque du Soleil for Stunt-Centered Vegas Show

The Montreal-based acrobatic entertainment company Cirque du Soleil is searching for younger audiences with a "live action thriller" written by the 'Alita: Battle Angel' director Robert Rodriguez.

Inside the Live Cirque du Soleil Show ‘One Night for One Drop’

'One Night for One Drop' debuts on CBS on Saturday, March 16. The show raised over $1 million and drew Eve, Andrea Jaeger and Shiva Safai with performances from the Blue Man Group and Oscar winner Hans Zimmer.

Cirque du Soleil Acquires Producer of ‘Now You See Me’ Live Show

Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group said Wednesday it has agreed to purchase The Works Entertainment, the company that has partnered with Lionsgate in the production of a live magic show based on the hit film franchise 'Now You See Me.'