“O” BY CIRQUE DU SOLEIL COMMEMORATES 23 YEARS OF
AWE-INSPIRING PERFORMANCES, OCT. 15
On Friday, Oct. 15, “O” by Cirque du Soleil will celebrate its 23rd year performing in the world-renowned theater at Bellagio Resort & Casino. Since making its initial splash in 1998, “O” has dazzled and delighted more than 17 million fans from across the globe, making it internationally known as one of the best-selling theatrical performances in Las Vegas.
“O” Fun Facts:
- “O” features the largest contingent of Olympic Athletes of any of the Cirque du Soleil shows, with six of its performers having participated in one or more Olympic Games.
- A group of 122 technicians is required to make “O” come to life, many of whom are scuba certified with some having reached Divemaster status.
- The underwater communication system features 26 speakers, which allow the performers to hear the music, as well as specific cues or instructions while underwater.
- Approximately 1200 costumes and headpieces are used in the show and some include unconventional materials such as shower curtain material and surgical tubing.
“O” is an aquatic masterpiece that invites guests to experience a dream-like voyage inside its 1.5-million-gallon pool and performs Wednesday through Sunday at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit cirquedusoleil.com/O.
About Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group
Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group is the world leader in creating, producing and distributing live entertainment. With an established reputation in circus art shows, the Group further leverages its creative and innovative powerhouse to present a variety of compelling entertainment forms through its divisions, such as Cirque du Soleil, Blue Man Group, VStar Entertainment Group, The Works Entertainment, Cirque du Soleil Events + Experiences and 4U2C. Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group productions have performed in more than 65 countries in over 450 cities, with an average of over 15 million tickets sold yearly. Beyond its various experiences and shows, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group aims to make a positive impact on people, communities and the planet through art and creativity. For more information, visit CirqueduSoleilEntertainmentGroup.com.