A world tour featuring the King of Pop will be brought to life in New Zealand this year. Jackson died in 2009 three weeks ahead of his This Is It tour – a series of 50 concerts to be held at the O2 Arena in London – but a unique performance by Cirque du Soleil will bring the pop star’s music back to life
A Cirque Du Soleil acrobat has died after plunging 15 metres from a safety wire in front of a packed audience at the MGM Grand casino in Las Vegas.
For more than eight years since founding Wellington’s Fuse Circus, Tom Beauchamp has been entertaining audiences and developing his craft. Beauchamp, 40, describes himself as a “jack of all trades”, equally at home performing on high from a rope, known as “corde lisse”, or on the ground displaying his clowning skills.
Lindsay Lohan believes her upcoming trip to rehab is “a blessing, not a curse”. The 26-year-old actress is required to check into a stay facility for 90 days of treatment by May 2 to meet the conditions of her plea deal in her reckless driving case.
Since its inception in 1984, Cirque du Soleil has taken its intoxicating mix of acrobatics and theatrics around the world. The Montreal-based troupe has staged tent shows in every major North American city, traveled Europe and Asia, and built permanent shows all-time marvels like O and K in Las Vegas, Orlando, Tokyo and Macao