“Zumanity,” Cirque du Soleil’s adult production at New York-New York, employed about 120 artists, crew and support staff. The show is closing after 17 years and 7,700 shows.
Smith Center President Myron Martin says, “The whole experience was very emotional to me, because it is so, so perfect, in every way.”
Blue Man Group’s cast and crew at Luxor were informed Monday they were being terminated, but told to be ready for the show to be back onstage eventually.
For a quarter century, Cirque du Soleil has been a Las Vegas Strip phenomenon. That bond is never more apparent than today, as the company leans on Vegas for support.
In a move that would have been unheard of even a year ago, Cirque du Soleil, the Las Vegas Strip’s preeminent production company for more than two decades, has filed for bankruptcy.
Singers are required to wear masks down under their chins, or loop them over an ear, while singing, then pull them back up.
It was a hot, sunny morning in VegasVille on Thursday. We know this because a tuxedoed, masked Phantom of the Opera sought shade under a palm tree near the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign.
Producer Hanoch Rosenn says of “Wow” reopening, “We are treating this as a message to our colleagues and friends around the world, who ask me, ‘How is it going?’ ”
The positive test at Mayfair was from a single staffer. The club’s cast and crew are tested weekly.
Veteran Las Vegas show producer David Saxe says, “We’ll be back as soon as we’re legally allowed to be back. If the demand is there, I think we’ll go seven days a week.”