Posts tagged as: Zarkana

Which Cirque du Soleil show in Las Vegas should you see?

Which Cirque du Soleil show in Las Vegas should you see?

You’ve booked your trip to Las Vegas and you’re determined to see a Cirque du Soleil show during your stay here. Perfect – only one thing: Cirque du Soleil has eight shows to choose from in Las Vegas, and they are all dramatically different. Sure, you could see each of Cirque’s shows, but that wouldn’t [...]

Cirque du Soleil launching theatrical division

Cirque du Soleil launching theatrical division

Cirque du Soleil has created a new division to offer a more theatrical experience in the shows it is developing. Cirque hired Scott Ziegler to lead Cirque du Soleil Theatrical in an effort to expand the type of shows Cirque offers. Shows created under the theatrical division are expected to follow traditional theatrical practices, but [...]

Cirque’s ‘Parade: The Collective’ returns to Vegas art gallery

Cirque’s ‘Parade: The Collective’ returns to Vegas art gallery

Cirque du Soleil cast and crew are once again showcasing their off-stage creativity in the annual “Parade: The Collective” art exhibition at the Trifecta Gallery inside the Arts Factory in downtown Las Vegas. The exhibition is an eclectic display of paintings, photography, sculpture and mixed media created by nearly two dozen performers, stagehands and support staff [...]

Cirque du Soleil celebrates 20 years in Las Vegas

Cirque du Soleil celebrates 20 years in Las Vegas

Twenty years after opening “Mystère” at Treasure Island, Cirque du Soleil continues to thrill audiences with gravity-defying acrobatics, amusing and risqué clowns and gymnasts with superhuman strength. Cirque’s first show in Las Vegas, though, was not on a stage, but in a tent set up in Treasure Island’s parking lot. A true traveling circus, “Nouvelle [...]

Tried and true: Las Vegas’ love affair with live music

Tried and true: Las Vegas’ love affair with live music

Las Vegas has loved live music from the beginning. The El Rancho, Vegas’ first resort-style casino (It opened in 1941.) was owned and operated by Thomas E. Hull.  Hull, a former member of the Paul Whiteman Orchestra, designed the El Rancho to include the “Opera House” — the resort’s showroom. The Opera House would feature top [...]

Cirque shows to benefit ONE DROP charity

Cirque shows to benefit ONE DROP charity

Cirque du Soleil is committing the energy and inspiration behind its breathtaking shows toward the goal of improving quality of life for people around the world by helping to make clean water available everywhere. In its effort “One Week for ONE DROP,” Cirque du Soleil will donate proceeds from 10 select shows this week (including [...]

Zarkana & More Las Vegas News!

Denise Pernula checks out Zarkana.

Vegas Weekender: Another opening, another show!

Vegas Weekender: Another opening, another show!

Get ready for another big opening in Vegas. “Zarkana” by Cirque du Soleil is set to unleash its fantastically bizarre world on the Strip this weekend. And that’s not the only new show in town. Fans of the “Fifty Shades” trilogy can check out a sexy yet hilarious parody of the book. Plus, there are [...]

Aria theater transformation under way for Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Zarkana’ in Vegas

Aria theater transformation under way for Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Zarkana’ in Vegas

The theater at Aria is undergoing a transformation. In less than a month it will be home to Cirque du Soleil’s “Zarkana.” From February 2010 through August 2012, the theater was home to Cirque’s “Viva Elvis.” Rehearsals for “Zarkana” don’t start until about the second week of October, but until then there’s plenty of action [...]

Cirque du Soleil taps Zarkana to replace Viva Elvis

Cirque du Soleil taps Zarkana to replace Viva Elvis

  Cirque du Soleil is heading to the sky to replace “Viva Elvis” at Aria Las Vegas with “Zarkana.” “Zarkana,” one of Cirque’s touring shows that has appeared in Madrid, Moscow and Radio City Music Hall, is an acrobatically and aerially intense show, featuring trapeze, the wheel of death, high wire and more. “The main [...]

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