Friday, June 2, 2006

Cirque du Elvis

Posted By on Fri, Jun 2, 2006 at 4:00 AM

You can't accuse Robert Silliman — the big-biz baron whose CKX Inc. bought the rights to all things Elvis — of lacking imagination. Taste, yes. Imagination, well ... check out his latest scheme to market the long-dead King of Rock and Roll: "an all-singing, all-dancing bonanza, scheduled for 2008, will draw on urban dance, extreme gymnastics, and technology to bring his hits to the stage" via Cirque du Soleil.

We think Elvis is probably spinning in his grave — and we suspect that if Sillerman could catch him at it, he'd put that on stage. Read more, if you must, here.

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