Cirque du Soleil to take part in STRONGER TOGETHER, TOUS ENSEMBLE broadcast this Sunday
Montreal, April 25, 2020 – Cirque du Soleil is proud to confirm that it will take part in the historic broadcast STRONGER TOGETHER, TOUS ENSEMBLE, a Canadian charity benefit that is slated to take place this Sunday, April 26th at 6:30 ET. Cirque du Soleil will be joining an all-star collection of other Canadian artists, activists, actors, and athletes who will share their stories of hope and inspiration. The show, which has been extended to 90 minutes from the original hour, is a salute to Canadian front-line staff across various industries working in the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19).
‘’We are extremely proud to participate in STRONGER TOGETHER, TOUS ENSEMBLE to offer meaningful words of hope in these difficult times, pay tribute to our frontline workers and show Canadians that we are all in this together, fighting the same fight, ‘’ said Daniel Lamarre, President and CEO Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group.
Contributing to the event with an act by Cirque du Soleil artists performing from the comfort of their home, Cirque du Soleil aims to offer viewers an escape from everyday life through the delight and whimsy of its universe, one that will inspire, bring joy and will be impossible to soon forget. The amazing performance will showcase music from its most iconic production, Alegrìa, along with a message of hope.
The event will salute frontline workers in hospitals, long-term care homes and grocery stores. It will also raise funds in support of Food Banks Canada.
For information about how to tune in and take action, visit strongertogethercanada.ca
STRONGER TOGETHER, TOUS ENSEMBLE will air commercial-free across Canada on hundreds of platforms, including live, simultaneous French translation on ICI ARTV, SériesPlus, VRAK, V, and Unis TV. Visit StrongerTogetherCanada.ca for full broadcast details and talent updates.
STRONGER TOGETHER, TOUS ENSEMBLE is a joint production of Bell Media Studios, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and Insight Productions.
About Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group is a world leader in live entertainment. On top of producing world-renowned circus arts shows, the Canadian organization brings its creative approach to a large variety of entertainment forms such as multimedia productions, immersive experiences, theme parks and special events. Going beyond its various creations, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group aims to make a positive impact on people, communities and the planet with its most important tools: creativity and art. For more information about Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, please visit CirqueduSoleilEntertainmentGroup.com.