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The famous theatric acrobatics show Cirque du Soleil is picking up a twang in 2024.
Cirque du Soleil, which is known for combining acrobatics with music, has teamed with Universal Music Group Nashville for a new touring show that will launch in July in Music City. The new show will showcase the high-flying routines set to songs from country legends and contemporary stars.
"Our collaboration with Universal Music Group Nashville presents an exciting opportunity for us to expand our creative horizons and reach new audiences as we delve into the vibrant world of country music entertainment," said Stéphane Lefebvre, President and CEO of Cirque du Soleil.
While which artists will be showcased during the event hasn't been announced, singers signed to Universal Music Group Nashville include George Strait, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Chris Stapleton, Mickey Guyton, Brothers Osborne, Alan Jackson, Darius Rucker and Keith Urban.
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"We are thrilled at the idea of joining forces with Cirque du Soleil to offer a one-of-a-kind show celebrating classic and modern country music," said Cindy Mabe, Chair and CEO of Universal Music Group Nashville. "Cirque du Soleil is a shining example of making the impossible, possible through creativity, collaboration, and emotion. The opportunity to highlight our incredible catalog and bring the history of country music to life in a live theatrical setting, will allow our music to live on with a new generation of audiences and country music fans."
The show is described as an ode to country music's heritage with themes of love, resilience and breathtaking, powerful performances.
The all-ages show will premiere at Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts Center in July, and tickets go on sale December 6.
The show is casting December 4 – 7. For more information on the audition process, visit https://casting.cirquedusoleil.com/auditions-events.
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