MJ Kim Sir Paul McCartney and Ring Starr commemorate the 10th anniversary of “The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil” with the cast on stage at The Mirage Hotel & & Casino on July 14, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017|2 a.m.
. The Love Theatre at the Mirage is a marvel of showmanship. It has 2,013 seats, making it the most significant location of all the Cirque du Soleil productions on the Las Vegas Strip, but the farthest seat is just 98 feet from the suggestion of the in-the-round phase. Twenty-four digital projectors were included during last year’s upgrade and revitalize of “The Beatles Love”– part of the show’s 10-year anniversary event– bringing the total number to 52 projectors, the biggest installation of its kind in North America. There are more than 200 moving lights in the theater, which looks like a lot until you find out there are 6,400 speakers– consisting of 2 in the headrest of your seat.
All of these items of details may sound remarkable but do not truly indicate much unless you’re sitting inside the Love Theatre, and that’s the idea behind the brand-new Magical Technical Trip, a 30-minute behind-the-scenes experience you can have for totally free at 1 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. This is the very first time Cirque du Soleil is opening these doors to the general public for this appearance inside the well known show, one of the most precious on the Strip.
Amongst the cool parts are seeing the special stage-in-the-round shift and move like a Transformer and a soundsystem demonstration that displays the abilities of all those speakers– the goal, after all, was to develop the perfect environment to hear the Beatles’ music. “The Beatles Love” soundtrack won a Grammy for Sir George Martin in 2008 and was remixed and revitalized by his son Giles Martin in 2016.
The ending is the production’s opening number “Return,” carried out by the theater only. Without any artists onstage, the audience can really comprehend how the place is among the stars of the program.
Any ages are welcome for the Wonderful Technical Trip. To learn more, call 702-352-0040.