VIVA ELVIS! Opens in Las Vegas

Cirque du Soleil's 10th resident show, and 7th in Las Vegas, opened on Friday, February 19. Based on the music and life of Elvis Presley, this new show—VIVA ELVIS! at the new City Center complex—puts the King of rock'n roll on one of the biggest stages anywhere, covering 166,000 square feet with 17 stage lifts, seven trampolines, pyro, projections, 75 performers, over 100 technicians, and props ranging from a pink Cadillac to a giant blue suede shoe. Not to mention a 90,000-pound set for Jail House Rock! Auerbach Auerbach Pollock Friedlander served as theatre consultants.

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Credits:

Venue: Elvis Theater, Aria Resort & Casino, Las Vegas

Presented by: Cirque du Soleil in partnership with Elvis Presley Enterprises and CKX

Writer-director: Vincent Paterson

Artistic guides: Guy Laliberte, Gilles Ste-Croix

Director of creation: Armand Thomas

Choreographers: Napoleon and Tabitha Dumo, Mark Swanhart, Catherine Archambault

Director/arranger: Erich van Tourneau

Set designer: Mark Fisher

Costume designer: Stefano Canulli

Lighting designer: Marc Brickman

Image content designer: Ivan Dudynsky

Sound designer: Jonathan Deans

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