|Getting Set to Face the Music|
|Photo: Eric Piche|
Interpreting that most famous of Fab Four truisms,
Sir George Martin, the Beatles' legendary producer, and his son Giles Martin -- with a little help from Paul, Ringo, Yoko and Olivia Harrison -- reworked the entire archive of Beatles recordings to create the soundtrack for Love, Cirque's latest show.
Cirque du Soleil, or "Circus of the Sun," first performed in honor of the 450th anniversary of Quebec City, Canada, in 1984. The troupe had strong roots in juggling, stilt-walking and street performances in the nearby village of Baie-Saint-Paul. Since then, Cirque's touring shows have made nearly 250 stops in over 100 cities around the world, and its resident shows run in theatres in Las Vegas, New York City and Orlando.