Cirque du Soleil celebrates its 10th anniversary by staging
Alegría. True to
tradition, the two-year North American tour is launched in Montreal. Meanwhile,
Mystère continues to create
a sensation in Las Vegas (683,294 people see the show) and
Saltimbanco embarks on
a six-month run in Tokyo that attracts a great deal of
attention (and spectators; 557,851 see Saltimbanco in Tokyo).