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Criss Angel Fires at Cirque’s ‘R.U.N’ as Show Closes

Of all the options being considered to replace “R.U.N” at Luxor, it’s safe to say a reunion of Cirque du Soleil and Criss Angel is out.

Angel, who was in partnership with Cirque in “Believe” and “Mindfreak Live” for more than a decade at the resort, says he forecast “R.U.N’s” struggles in his former theater. “R.U.N’ officials announced Thursday the show would close March 8, after a 4 1/2-month residency, the shortest ever for a Cirque show in Vegas.

Friday morning, Angel posted the Kats! column breaking the show’s imminent closing, along with his own message, on his social media accounts: “As I predicted… You can’t buy creativity and you definitely can’t steal it. All the money in the world doesn’t make a bad idea good. I’m sorry @runtheshow cast and crew whose amazing talent was squandered. I wish you nothing but the very best. @cirquedusoleil get back to basics and have @dragoneofficial your original visionary create. My next prediction a C level magic variety show that will suffer the same fate…”

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