FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cirque Dreams, a critically-acclaimed global entertainment brand and division of VStar Entertainment Group, today announced record attendance for its 10th touring season of Cirque Dreams Holidaze – over 340,000 people in 40 cities across the United States attended two national touring productions, a 6-week sit down production at the Grand Ole Opry House, Nashville, TN and a 7-week engagement in Orlando, FL at Gaylord Palm Resorts.
Cirque Dreams Holidaze began touring the U.S. in 2008 and has sold over $70 million in tickets to date. Created and directed by Cirque Dreams founder and Broadway director Neil Goldberg, Cirque Dreams holiday shows combine high quality Broadway theatrics and staging replete with the best performance artistry from around the world. "As we continue to reimagine Cirque Dreams Holidaze every season, it's rewarding to share the gift of entertainment with so many across the country. Our high-quality, family friendly affordable productions appeal to audiences everywhere," says Goldberg.
Cirque Dreams Holidaze is a 2-hour stage spectacle and experience that celebrates the holiday season from Thanksgiving to Chanukah, Christmas and New Year's. Hailed by the New York Daily News as "A delicious confection of charm, sparkle and talent by the sleigh load," Cirque Dreams Holidaze "Dazzled…at The Kennedy Center" raved the Washington Post. "Las Vegas…meets family entertainment…meets musical theatre" declared the Boston Globe and touted by BroadwayWorld as, "The perfect holiday gift and show everyone will enjoy."
Cirque Dreams is proud to announce that multiple U.S. National Tours of Cirque Dreams Holidaze are already slated for November/December 2018 and 2019 with cities across the country vying for booking dates. Due to popular demand, the company is also considering a remount of the Broadway hit Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy. Additional information available at CirqueProductions.com.
Cirque Dreams shows have grown into annual family favorite experiences for ages three to 93. In 2017, over one million fans around the world enjoyed productions in a variety of venues ranging from theatres, hotels, casinos, cruise lines, to hotels. Over 250 artists from 15 different countries appeared in 2017's Cirque Dreams shows. Cirque Dreams current roster of shows include Cirque Dreams and Steam, Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy, Cirque Dreams Epicurean, Cirque Dreams Unwrapped, Cirque Dreams Holidaze, Cirque Dreams Revealed and more.
For additional information, visit www.cirqueproductions.com.
ABOUT CIRQUE DREAMS
Cirque Productions and the Cirque Dreams Entertainment Brand, now in its 25th year, has garnered the praise of critics around the country from USA Today, Associated Press and the New York Times to CNN, Today Show and Fox & Friends. Producer and Director Neil Goldberg has been hailed "One of today's leading theatrical impresarios" by the Los Angeles Times and "Uniquely ingenious" by the New York Daily News. The Cirque Dreams franchise is a globally recognized entertainment brand that has performed in theatres, casinos, theme parks, resorts, governments, cruise lines, and on Broadway.
ABOUT VSTAR ENTERTAINMENT GROUP
VStar Entertainment Group is a leading entertainment company and producer of unforgettable live experiences for audiences in the U.S. and internationally. From concept through activation, VStar imagines and creates custom tours featuring original content, and licensed, branded tours that provide highly engaging entertainment for fans of all ages. With nearly four decades of expertise in all aspects of event production and management, we deliver turnkey, in-house solutions for theatrical shows, interactive exhibits and brand activations. VStar also creates custom-fabricated mascots and costumes, large-scale sets, scenery and 3-D installations, serving as a valued resource for professional sports teams, Fortune 500 companies and experiential marketing agencies.
Headquartered in Minneapolis, VStar has presented more than 36,000 live performances across 40 countries, and entertains nearly two million guests annually. Current VStar tours include PAW Patrol Live!, Bubble Guppies Live, Cirque Dreams and Discover the Dinosaurs: Time Trek. Previous VStar (formerly VEE Corporation) productions include Sesame Street Live, Barney, Bear in the Big Blue House, Curious George, Dragon Tales, and Kidz Bop Live! For more information, visit www.vstarentertainment.com.