Michael Jackson ONE

Betcha didn’t know this about Vegas’ acrobatic shows

Betcha didn’t know this about Vegas’ acrobatic shows

OK, so you’re at the bar and somehow have managed to find yourself buying a drink for a seemingly-out-of-your-league eight whose caramel brown eyes have miraculously chosen to lock in on your baby blues and you’re definitely not mad about it. Your drinks have been served and you’re about to…

Cirque to go dark in Vegas for One Night for One Drop

It’s just for one night, but dozens of Cirque performers, stagehands and celebrity performers are hustling to put on a theatrical production to raise money for Cirque du Soleil’s charitable foundation, One Drop. On March 21, all of Cirque’s resident shows on the Las Vegas Strip will go dark while…

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…

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.…

‘Michael Jackson ONE’ brings namesake’s spirit to the stage

More than a tribute or a memorial, “Michael Jackson ONE” carries forward its namesake’s vision of peace and global oneness and makes the audience enthusiastically a part of the effort. The show’s simple plot — four friends’ good-versus-evil battles and their journey through inspiration and self-discovery — is a backdrop…

Vegas entertainment set to rock Memorial Day weekend

Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly getaway or a raucous party, Vegas is the place to be this Memorial Day weekend. Headlining the holiday is the official launch of Cirque du Soleil’s newest creation, “Michael Jackson ONE,” at Mandalay Bay on Thursday. The show brings the music and spirit of…

Cirque’s “Michael Jackson ONE” preview dazzles

Opening night for “Michael Jackson ONE,” the latest creation by production masters Cirque du Soleil, is still more than a month away, but the cast and crew gave a few guests a sneak peek today at what looks to be a stunning production in the works. The show will open…