With live entertainment bookings on the rise as more Americans get vaccinated and states ease coronavirus restrictions, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment CEO Daniel Lamarre told CNBC that there is a huge jump in ticket sales for the company’s upcoming shows.
“Every day we sell the double-digit number of tickets that we used to sell on normal days,” Lamarre said on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” on Tuesday.
Rehearsals are currently underway for the company’s shows “Mystere” and “O” which will open on June 28 and July 1, respectively, in Las Vegas. The company also owns Blue Man Group, which will open on June 24 in Las Vegas.
Cirque du Soleil will open internationally in markets that are highly vaccinated and will vaccinate all cast and crew members, Lamarre said.
The company stayed in touch with about 95% of its former artists and plans to rehire them as shows resume…
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