City of Dreams announced the launch of its world’s largest and most spectacular water-based show “The House of Dancing Water” on September 16, 2010. Since its grand opening, “The House of Dancing Water” has been playing to packed houses and stellar reviews and has welcomed over 4 million spectators from all over the world.
The overwhelming success of this over HKD2 billion breathtaking water-based show is a testament to the vision of Mr. Lawrence Ho, Melco Crown Entertainment’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and City of Dreams’ multi-day stay strategy, which has catalyzed Macau’s transformation into an all-round tourist destination, ushered in a new era for Asia’s leisure and entertainment industry, and put Macau on the world map for entertainment.
“The House of Dancing Water” produced by Dragone at City of Dreams, is an epic spectacular story transcends through time and space. The show, sets in an extraordinary Kingdom where nature’s magic reigns, will take audiences on an awe-inspiring journey through the heights and depths of human emotions from the abyss of Sadness and Anger, to the heights of Desire and the summit of Joy, between the cliffs of Fear to a glorious resolution where Love triumphs over Hate and its sinister forces.
Performed by a strong cast of approximately 80 international performance artists and approximately 160 top production and technical members from more than 25 countries around the world, the production incorporates dazzling costuming, amazing audio and visual special affects, and it will be staged at the ‘Dancing Water Theater’ designed by world renowned Pei Partnership. This purpose built theater contains one of the most impressive commercial pools in the world, holding approximately 3.7 million gallons which is more than five Olympic-sized swimming pools, and will be one of the largest water-based theaters in the world.
“The House of Dancing Water”, the centerpiece of City of Dreams envisioned by Mr. Lawrence Ho, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Melco Crown Entertainment Limited, is a production by Dragone at City of Dreams, personally created and directed by Mr. Franco Dragone.