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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Cirque Du Soleil at the Oscars 2012

By Ceylan Yeginsu:

from: lbtimes.com

February 27, 2012

Cirque Du Soleil left audiences stunned at the Oscars on Sunday with their one-time performance that paid homage to a decade of films honored by the Academy Awards.Cirque performed jaw-dropping acrobatic routines and stunts against the back drop of films such as "North by Northwest," "Titanic," "Spider-Man," and "Gone With the Wind."
The show performed by the renowned Canadian group stole the spot normally allocated to a performance for the "Best Song" Category. They swung, spun, flew and bent over one another with great ease, in a seamless performance that left the audience applauding in a standing ovation.
"Wow, I pulled a hamstring just watching that," he said. "We're a pony away from being a bat mitzvah," Billy Crystal, who hosted the Oscars, said after the performance

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