DENVER – May 11, 2015 – Fathom Events joins Cirque du Soleil to present One Night forONE DROPTM, a special cinema event featuring never-before-seen footage, Wednesday, June 10. The completely original performance in honor of One Drop, a non-profit organization established by Cirque du Soleil Founder Guy Laliberté, will be shown in select cities nationwide at 7:30 p.m. local time.
Tickets for One Night for ONE DROPTM are now available online at www.FathomEvents.com, or by visiting participating cinema box offices.
“We are so excited to have One Night for ONE DROPTM featured in the cinemas nationwide,” said Mukhtar O.S. Mukhtar, creator/director of One Night for ONE DROPTM. “To be able to share this once-in-a-lifetime performance with a larger audience is a dream come true, not just for me, but for the hundreds of Cirque volunteers that offered their talents and support to raise awareness for critical water issues around the world during this special night.”
Now in its third year, One Night for ONE DROPTM – created and directed by Mukhtar O.S. Mukhtar – took place inside The Beatles™ LOVE™ Theatre at The Mirage Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas Friday, March 20. The star-studded night featured more than 100 Cirque du Soleil cast members alongside special guest performers to create an unprecedented production, and raise funds and awareness for global water issues.
“Fathom Events is consistently adding new and unique events such as One Night for ONE DROPTM to our cinema offerings. We’re excited to bring this exclusive performance to the big screen while also helping raise awareness for World Water Day,” said Fathom Events Vice President of Programming, Kymberli Frueh-Owens.
For artwork/photos related to One Night for ONE DROPTM, visit the Fathom Events press site.
About Fathom Events
Fathom Events is the recognized leader in the alternative entertainment industry, offering a variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events in movie theaters nationwide that include live, high-definition performances of the Metropolitan Opera, the performing arts, major sporting events, music concerts, comedy series, Broadway shows, original programming featuring entertainment’s biggest stars, socially relevant documentaries with audience Q&A and much more. Fathom Events takes audiences behind-the-scenes and offers unique extras, creating the ultimate entertainment experience. It is owned by a consortium called AC JV, LLC., comprised of AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), the three largest movie theater circuits in the United States. In addition, Fathom Events’ live digital broadcast network (“DBN”) is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live events to more than 775 locations in 171 Designated Market Areas® (including all of the top 50). For more information, visit www.fathomevents.com.
About One Drop
One Drop—a non-profit organization established by Guy Laliberté, Founder of Cirque du Soleil—strives to ensure that water is accessible to all, today and forever by developing integrated water-access and management projects around the world. In the U.S., One Drop is a public charity that undertakes innovative activities in which water plays a central role as a creative force to generate positive, sustainable change worldwide. To learn more about One Drp, visit www.OneDrop.org. Be a part of the conversation on Twitter by following @onedrop.
About Cirque du Soleil
From a group of 20 street performers at its beginnings in 1984, Cirque du Soleil is now a major Quebec-based organization providing high-quality artistic entertainment. The company has close to 4,000 employees, including 1,300 performing artists from close to 50 different countries. Cirque du Soleil has brought wonder and delight to more than 155 million spectators in more than 300 cities in over forty countries on six continents. For more information about Cirque du Soleil, visit www.cirquedusoleil.com.
Kirvin Doak Communications