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Eight Cirque du Soleil Productions Became ONE to Celebrate World Water Day at Second Annual One Night for ONE DROP in Las Vegas

March 23, 2014 by  

Eight Cirque du Soleil Productions Became ONE to Celebrate World Water Day at Second Annual  One Night for ONE DROP in Las Vegas
On Friday, March 21 eight Cirque du Soleil Las Vegas resident productions became ONE for the second annual One Night for ONE DROP at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino (Photo credit: David Becker / WireImage)

Members of the Jabbawockeez dance crew

Members of the Jabbawockeez dance crew

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The one-night-only philanthropic event benefiting ONE DROP – the non-profit organization established by Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté – raised awareness and funds for water-related issues around the world.

Singers Nathan Morris, Wanya Morris and Shawn Stockman of Bioys II Men arrive at Cirque du Soleil's 2nd annual 'One Night for One Drop'

Singers Nathan Morris, Wanya Morris and Shawn Stockman of Bioys II Men arrive at Cirque du Soleil’s 2nd annual ‘One Night for One Drop’

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More than 100 Cirque du Soleil performers took the stage for the original production, created and directed by Mukhtar O.S. Mukhtar, alongside special guests including the exhilarating vocal super group The Tenors, American violinist and YouTube sensation Lindsey Stirling, “America’s Best Dance Crew” Season 6 Champions IaMmE Crew, and award-winning spoken word artist IN-Q, as they brought together the message of ‘ONE THOUGHT, ONE WORLD,’ as a metaphor of time and its effect on society.

Criss Angel

Criss Angel

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Celebrities joined the night’s blue carpet event and after-party at Moorea Beach Club including Cirque du Soleil founder and CEO Guy Laliberté; ONE DROP CEO Catherine B. Bachand; Kyle Richards, Mauricio Umansky and Camille Grammer of “ Real Housewives of Beverly Hills;” TV personality Holly Madison; contemporary rock band Blues Traveler; Mary Wilson of The Supremes; New York Times best-selling author and “Chelsea Lately” comedienne Heather McDonald; Brendan Fitzpatrick and Morgan Stewart of “Rich Kids of Beverly Hills;” R&B vocal group Boyz II Men; world-famous dance crew Jabbawockeez; UFC Hall of Famer Forrest Griffin; The Ultimate Fighter Season 10 winner Roy “Big Country” Nelson; Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman and Oscar Goodman; illusionist Criss Angel; USA Olympic rowing gold-medalist athletes Esther Lofgren and Susan Francia; renowned “kissing” artist and painter Natalie Irish; celebrity chef Susan Feniger (Border Grill); the men of Thunder from Down Under; the girls of Fantasy; DJ 88; and dancers from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre.

Siegfried Fischbacher and Roy Horn

Siegfried Fischbacher and Roy Horn

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Olympic Gold Medal rowers Susan Francia and Esther Lofgren

Olympic Gold Medal rowers Susan Francia and Esther Lofgren

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One Drop Executive Director Cathrine Bachand

One Drop Executive Director Cathrine Bachand

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Cirque du Soleil performers and One Night for One Drop creator and director Mukhtar O.S. Mukhtar (BRCL) and artistic development director Loppo Martinez (BRCR) and violinist Lindsey Stirling FRC)

Cirque du Soleil performers and One Night for One Drop creator and director Mukhtar O.S. Mukhtar (BRCL) and artistic development director Loppo Martinez (BRCR) and violinist Lindsey Stirling FRC)

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Claire Sinclair

Claire Sinclair

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Singer/musician John Popper of Blues Traveler

Singer/musician John Popper of Blues Traveler

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Singer Josh LaCount

Singer Josh LaCount

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Singer Mary Wilson

Singer Mary Wilson

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Holly Madison

Holly Madison

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 Founder Cirque du Soleil and Founder and Chairman of the Board of One Drop Guy Laliberte

Founder Cirque du Soleil and Founder and Chairman of the Board of One Drop Guy Laliberte

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Chef Todd English

Chef Todd English

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Actress Heather McDonald

Actress Heather McDonald

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Mauricio Umansky, Kyle Richards, Alexia Umanskiy, Faye Resnick, Yolanda H. Foster, Morgan Stewart and Brenden Fitzpatrick

Mauricio Umansky, Kyle Richards, Alexia Umanskiy, Faye Resnick, Yolanda H. Foster, Morgan Stewart and Brenden Fitzpatrick

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Victor Micallef, Remigio Pereira, Clifton Murray and Fraser Walters of The Tenors

Victor Micallef, Remigio Pereira, Clifton Murray and Fraser Walters of The Tenors

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