The Cirque du Soleil is buying Blue Man Productions, the New York entertainment company best known for the Blue Man Group show, in a bid to expand its appeal globally, the Montreal-based company said Thursday.
Cirque du Soleil "Luzia" has cancelled its San Francisco shows through Friday and hired psychologists to counsel cast and crew members in the wake of an accident that killed a technician earlier this week.
Cirque du Soleil is venturing into the sports entertainment market. On Thursday, the Quebec-based company announced it is partnering with the NFL to build a 3,716-square-metre interactive exhibit in New York's Times Square.
Cirque du Soleil is heading to Broadway. The Quebec-based company's theatrical division says its show "Paramour" is being created specifically for the Lyric Theatre, where it will start previews in April 2016.
A 30-year chapter in one of Canada's major success stories in the business and entertainment worlds ended Monday with the announcement that Guy Laliberte is selling his majority stake in the famed Cirque du Soleil to a U.S. private equity firm.