Underwater delights

Working with a cast of 74 performers, 115 technicians, 1.5 million gallons of water, and almost 2,000 lighting instruments, it might seem like a contradiction in terms for Luc Lafortune to say that his lighting for the Cirque du Soleil's new show is simple. But when "O" premiered at Bellagio in Las Vegas last October, the lighting added a beautifully restrained elegance to a 90-minute spectacular performed in, on, around, and above a giant swimming pool.

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