BERLIN (CelebrityAccess) — Cirque du Soleil announced it is partnering with Live Nation to bring its first-ever resident show to Europe in 2020.
Set to open in Theater am Potsdamer Platz in Winter 2020, the brand new show will see Cirque du Soliel provide the artistic content, with Live Nation providing production expertise.
The partnership will also see Live Nation take over operation of Theater am Potsdamer Platz. Located on Berlin’s Marlene-Dietrich-Platz, the 1,800-capacity theater is one of the more technically advanced venues of its size in Berlin.
“For Cirque du Soleil, this is a beautiful way of celebrating a 25-year relationship with the city. This new and exciting production is most certainly the best way to highlight the privileged bond we have with Berlin,” said Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group President and CEO, Daniel Lamarre.
“We are excited about this world premiere as we all share the same fantastic vision of inspiring audiences with outstanding events. That’s exactly what the new original Cirque du Soleil show at Theater am Potsdamer Platz will achieve. My special gratitude to our partners from Cirque du Soleil for the trust they have placed in us,” added Marek Lieberberg, CEO of Live Nation in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
The yet-to-be-named show, which will be inspired by Berlin’s “cultural heritage” and is set to debut in November 2020.