Circuses

  1. Danny Elfman Discusses Musical Approach New L.A. Cirque du Soleil Show

    June 16, 2011 9:10 PM EDT The first Cirque du Soleil to be based permanently in Los Angeles is a tribute to cinema, but score composer Danny Elfman says the music has come together in a way that is not at all like filmmaking. "It was all completely evolutionary as it ...

  2. Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch To Be Recreated in Las Vegas

    April 28, 2011 7:55 AM EDT LAS VEGAS - Cirque du Soleil wants to recreate Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch in Sin City. The Mandalay Bay hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip plans to open a sprawling entertainment complex that includes a Jackson-themed lounge, an inter ...

  3. Latin Briefs: Alicia Keys, Latin Grammys, EMI, UMLE

    November 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST --Alicia Keys will perform with Alejandro Sanz on Thursday’s Latin Grammy telecast, the lineup of which now also includes Mexican pop group Reik, Brazilian songstress Daniela Mercury, and performances by Cirque du Soleil and “Le Rêve.” Keys’ and S ...

  4. Sony To Bring Events To Movie Theaters

    May 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sony Pictures Releases has formed a new business unit, The Hot Ticket, which will digitally project concerts, performing arts and sporting events into movie theatres. The service will launch this summer; Cirque du Soleil's "Delirium" ...

  5. MSGE's Xmas Spectacular Sets Stage For More National Tours

    May 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Madison Square Garden Entertainment's plan to launch a touring arena version of its Radio City Christmas Spectacular (billboard.biz, April 30) is the latest move in an increasingly aggressive posture that will see the company launch other tou ...

  6. Cirque To Launch Wintuk At MSG Venue

    April 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Cirque du Soleil, MSG Entertainment and BASE Entertainment are teaming for the first time to present Cirque's new production Wintuk at New York City's Theater at Madison Square Garden this holiday season. Wintuk, billed as "an encha ...

  7. Hochwald Joins MSG Entertainment

    November 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Most recently founded, owned Madstone. Touring industry veteran Jonathan Hochwald has joined Madison Square Garden Entertainment as executive VP, productions. In this role, Hochwald will serve as the COO and GM of the Radio City Christmas Spectacu ...

  8. On The Road

    July 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT For a touring industry starved for new product, Cirque du Soleil's "Delirium" has quickly become a force to be reckoned with. Read Ray Waddell's column. For a touring industry starved for new product, Cirque du Soleil's &q ...

  9. Former Clear Channel Execs Launch BASE

    May 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Becker, Zeiger are co-CEOs of new venture. Brian Becker, former chairman and CEO of Clear Channel Entertainment—now Live Nation—and Scott Zeiger, former chairman and CEO of Clear Channel Entertainment’s productions division, have formed BASE Enter ...

  10. Methe Tapped To Run Cirque Unit

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Canadian live theater producer Cirque du Soleil on June 20 said it has hired veteran producer Jacques Methe as the new head of its Cirque du Soleil Images division, responsible for the Cirque's TV, fi TORONTO (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Canad ...

  11. Clear Channel Launches New Division

    May 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Entertainment unveiled today (May 5) the formation of a new division called Clear Channel Entertainment Productions. Former CCE head of theatrical Scott Zeiger will head the new arm. Clear Channel Entertainment unveiled today (May 5) ...

  12. Giampaolo Joins Cirque

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tour vet named GM of Theatre Shows. Veteran live entertainment executive Aldo Giampaolo has been named head of Cirque du Soleil's new business unit, Theatre Shows. As GM, Giampaolo will manage operations and develop commercial activities of t ...

  13. CCE Lines Up Cirque Tour

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST -date outing starts in November. Clear Channel Entertainment and Cirque du Soleil have formed a partnership to develop and produce a 100-date North American arena tour, beginning in November. For the first time ever, Cirque du Soleil will perfo ...

  14. Canada's ROW Bows Distribution Affiliate

    May 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Canadian retailer/one-stop ROW Entertainment has formed Zing Distribution, a full-service distributor focusing on independent product in Canada. Canadian retailer/one-stop ROW Entertainment has formed Zing Distribution, a full-service distributor ...