I've seen a great many shows in the last decade. O (pronounced as Eau; water in French) has to be the ultimate! It's a Cirque du Soleil show which when I watched it at the Bellagio in Las Vegas was the best of the whole lot from CdS. As with all the Cirque du Soleil shows, acrobatic acts are common. This one however, brings a twist to it. It features underwater acts like synchronized swimming. Now, nothing technically difficult for acrobats to do that. But... to do that in front of … more
O (pronounced the same way as eau (French for water)) is a Cirque du Soleil show. It is in permanent residence at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States since October 1998. "O" is Cirque's first and only aquatic show, which features underwater acts such as synchronized swimming as well as above-ground acts.
Since this is a water based show, every member of the cast is SCUBA-certified. The costumes have a lifespan of 20 shows, with multiple costumes per performer costing about $10,000 to produce. In order for the platform stage to rise and fall without a wake, the surface of the stage has thousands of tiny holes.