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Cirque du Soleil’s “Mad Apple” Unveils Giant Apple on Las Vegas Strip

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL’S “MAD APPLE” UNVEILS GIANT APPLE ON LAS VEGAS STRIP

 

The larger-than-life, 30-foot-tall apple now on display in front of Lady Liberty at
New York-New York Hotel & Casino

 

 Cirque du Soleil’s new show, Mad Apple, has debuted a new spectacle on the Las Vegas Strip: a massive and vibrantly colored 30-by-30-foot inflatable apple prominently located at the base of Lady Liberty at New York-New York Hotel & Casino.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MARCH 28: Premiering May 26 at New York-New York Hotel & Casino, Mad Apple by Cirque du Soleil debuts giant apple on the Las Vegas Strip at the base of Lady Liberty on March 28, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Denise Truscello/Getty Images)

Size of new display is equivalent to 1,500,000 real apples

 

The 315-pound spherical display took more than 200 hours to create. Inflated in six minutes, the apple has made its new home on The Strip and will be on property throughout the show’s May launch.

 

Apple by the Numbers

  • 30-by-30-foot display
  • Weighs 315 pounds
  • Took over 200 hours to create
  • Takes six minutes to inflate
  • Display is equivalent to 1,500,000 real apples

Premiering Thursday, May 26 at New York-New York Hotel & Casino, Cirque du Soleil’s Mad Apple will be a cocktail of music, comedy, magic and mayhem that puts NYC nightlife under the Las Vegas lights. Featuring comedian Brad Williams, freestyle rapper Chris Turner and vocalist Xharlie Black amongst the incredibly talented cast of 39, the show will be a non-stop New York thrill ride from the moment guests enter the theater. From pre-show magic and boozy libations at the stunning stage bar, to the band playing hits inspired by NYC’s most famous musicians and composers, Mad Apple will blur the lines between circus, live entertainment and New York nightlife culture.

 

Previews for Mad Apple begin Thursday, May 12, with tickets starting at $49 (not including taxes and fees). Mad Apple will celebrate its premiere Thursday, May 26; tickets are available for shows beginning Friday, May 27 and start at $59 (not including taxes and fees). Tickets are now on sale at MadAppleLV.com.

 

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ABOUT CIRQUE DU SOLEIL ENTERTAINMENT GROUP

Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group is a world leader in live entertainment. On top of producing world-renowned circus arts shows, the Canadian organization brings its creative approach to a large variety of entertainment forms such as multimedia productions, immersive experiences, theme parks and special events. Going beyond its various creations, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group aims to make a positive impact on people, communities and the planet with its most important tools: creativity and art. For more information about Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, please visit CirqueduSoleilEntertainmentGroup.com.

 

About NEW YORK-NEW YORK

Inspired by the famous energy and landmarks of the iconic original, New York-New York offers all the excitement of the hotel’s namesake, from the thrilling Roller Coaster to tantalizing restaurants including Gallagher’s Steakhouse and Nine Fine Irishmen, an authentic pub offering the best of Irish drink, food and music. In May 2022, New York-New York will become home to Mad Apple, a delicious new, wickedly fun Cirque du Soleil cocktail of music, comedy, magic and mayhem putting NYC nightlife under the Las Vegas lights.  Located adjacent to The Park, New York-New York is home to a selection of Strip-front dining and retail destinations including a two-story flagship Hershey’s Chocolate World, Shake Shack and Tom’s Urban. New York-New York is operated by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information and reservations, visit newyorknewyork.com, call toll free at (866) 815-4365, or find us on InstagramFacebook and Twitter.

 

 

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