'Twas the Night Before
An artist's rendering of the production.

Cirque du Soleil And MSG Announce The Creative Team For Their Upcoming Holiday Show

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NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess) — Cirque du Soleil and The Madison Square Garden Company have announced the cast and creative team behind “‘Twas the Night Before…” a new, family-friendly joint production that will debut at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in time for the holidays.

The show, which will be Cirque du Soleil’s first Christmas-themed production, will run at Hulu Theater from December 12 through December 29, 2019, for a total of 28 performances.

To bring the production to stage, the two companies assembled a creative team that includes Daniel Fortin as Vice-President Creation, Manuel Bissonnette as Creative Director, James Hadley as Stage Director & Writer, Genevieve Lizotte as Set Designer & Art Director, Edesia Moreno as Acrobatic Choreographer & Performance Designer, Vinh Nguyen Kinjaz as Choreographer, Jean-Phi Goncalves as Musical Composer, James Lavoie as Costume Designer, Nicolas Brion as Light Designer, and Ben Scheff as Sound Designer.

The show is Produced by Jayna Neagle along with Cirque du Soleil Producer Marie-Josee Adam and Chief Executive Producer, Yasmine Khalil.

“We are so excited to announce our cast and creative team for ‘Twas the Night Before…, and can’t wait to showcase their talents upon the stage in New York this holiday season,” said Yasmine Khalil, Cirque du Soleil Chief Executive Producer. “Featuring original acrobatics, spectacular choreography, dazzling costumes, and familiar music sure to strike an emotional chord, ‘Twas is a completely new experience that brings families together to celebrate the holiday spirit.”

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