The Sun Rises: Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group Announces Return to Stage

Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group (“Cirque du Soleil”) has marked a milestone moment in the company’s history . The Cirque du Soleil sun is rising, as on April 21st, the company announced the reopening of four of its most iconic shows after being closed for more than a year due to the pandemic.

O at Bellagio, and Mystère at Treasure Island will reopen this summer in Las Vegas. For the touring show division, KOOZA will be presented in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, starting November 2021, while LUZIA will reopen at London’s Royal Albert Hall in January 2022. Additionally, the Group’s affiliate show, Blue Man Group, will return to Luxor Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas this summer.

“This is the moment we have all been waiting for,” says Daniel Lamarre, president and CEO of Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group. “Almost 400 days have passed since we had to take a temporary hiatus, and we have been anxiously awaiting our return to the stage. I am so proud of the resilience of our artists and employees who persevered during the most challenging times with stages dark around the world for so long. I just can’t wait to see the lights go back on.”

Cirque du Soleil has brought wonder and delight to more than 365 million spectators in over 90 countries since its beginnings in 1984. Today, Cirque du Soleil rises up to continue its mission to cultivate creativity and share the hope and joy that live entertainment brings.

Mystère will return to its stage at Treasure Island on June 28, 2021, and O will mark its first performance on July 1, 2021. Tickets are available as of 12:00 pm PT today.

LUZIA will return with an engagement at Royal Albert Hall in London starting January 12, 2022, while KOOZA will be presented under the iconic Big Top in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic starting November 25. Further details to be announced shortly.

Also returning to Las Vegas is Blue Man Group, with performances starting June 24, 2021. Tickets go on sale April 29.

Tickets can be purchased online at:

In addition, Cirque du Soleil Events + Experiences, the company’s fully integrated international creative and artistic content solution provider, is ramping up operations. For nearly 20 years, Cirque du Soleil Events + Experiences has created and produced projects for some of the world’s most prestigious events, with clients in the public and private sectors across the world. “This is only the beginning. We look forward to sharing more exciting news in the coming weeks,” adds Daniel Lamarre.

For more information about current show schedules and ticket information, as well as health and safety measures, visit Join Cirque Club at to receive advance access to the best seats, partner promotions, and insider information on the world of Cirque du Soleil. For Blue Man Group information, visit

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Andrew Leyenhorst is the Assistant Editor for Professional Sound and Professional Lighting & Production, and related online channels.
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