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CIRQUE AT THE DIPLOMAT: Coming This Holiday Season POMP, SNOW & CIRQUEumstance

December 13, 2023

A new holiday cirque show and immersive theatrical experience for the entire family at The Diplomat Beach Resort, Hollywood, Florida, December 22nd through December 30th, 2023. This holiday season, South Florida will be the first to experience the world premiere and exclusive residency of POMP, SNOW & CIRQUEumstance at the Diplomat Beach Resort.

The razzle-dazzle of Broadway meets the sparkle and pizazz of Hollywood at the highly anticipated new stage spectacular, immersive experience & holiday cirque show by renowned Broadway director and Cirque Dreams founder Neil Goldberg.

POMP, SNOW & CIRQUEumstance will perform 19 shows December 22 through 30, 2023 at The Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, FL. This limited engagement is expected to sell out. Tickets start at $39 and are on sale now at

After selling his Cirque Dreams company to Cirque du Soleil in 2018, Goldberg wrote the 9-time award-winning book and 7-time Telly Award holiday film, POMP, SNOW & CIRQUEumstance about three best friends who master music, magic, and circus skills for the holiday season at a secret university before sharing their talents & lessons with the world.

The book has now been adapted into a live stage show that will premiere at the Diplomat Beach Resort before touring the country next year and making its way to Broadway.

Ticket holders attending this new live-action holiday cirque show will first enter the POMP, SNOW & CIRQUEumstance IMMERSIVE UNIVERSE, an interactive holiday wonderland filled with dazzling lights, remarkable decorations, festive treats, and memorable characters from the book.
Sparkling reindeer, colossal candy canes and towering nutcrackers are surrounded by holiday trees and sculptures adorned with Swarovski crystals creating the perfect array of Instagrammable moments & happenings.

Once inside the custom-configured Great Hall Theatre, the live show performs in the center of the space while the audience is surrounded by video projections of the book's illustrations. The combination of live-action theatre & encircling projected animation will transport audiences into a 360° immersive experience beyond imagination as if sitting inside the pages of the storybook.

Aerial acts, gravity-defying circus performances, spellbinding magic, skating and cycling are performed in this show-stopping Broadway-bound production. An international cast of 30 world-class acrobats, magicians, singers, dancers and enchanting characters will mesmerize with
over 200 breathtaking costumes to an original score and an unforgettable grand appearance by Santa Claus himself.

The POMP, SNOW & CIRQUEumstance entertainment phenomenon is an extraordinary holiday gift for the entire family and will wow audiences of all ages. The New York Daily News has proclaimed of Goldberg’s creations, "There have only been a handful of shows that have generated an exclamation point as assertive as the ones created and directed by Neil Goldberg."

This once-in-a-lifetime Holiday experience is brought to you by iHeart Media, Mastercard, IT’SUGAR, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, South Florida PBS, and Modern Luxury Media.

If you haven’t visited lately, the Diplomat Beach Resort is Florida's most iconic oceanfront destination and boasts incomparable oceanfront views, two sun-drenched pools, 26 poolside cabanas, two fitness centers, and indoor and outdoor meeting and event space. With 1,000 reimagined guest rooms, it is the largest hotel and beach resort in the greater Fort Lauderdale vicinity and now adds a Vegas-style entertainment residency with POMP, SNOW & CIRQUEumstance, unlike any other South Florida hotel.

Neil Goldberg is an American theatre producer, Broadway director, award-winning author and founder of Cirque Dreams, Cirque Productions, Dream Studios and Variety Arts Management. His name is synonymous with creativity and quality family entertainment.

South Florida is fortunate to have the creativity and talent of Neil Goldberg's companies and the world premiere of POMP, SNOW & CIRQUEumstance. In a career spanning over three decades, he has designed and produced shows for two Super Bowls, the NBA, Disney, NBC, ABC, CBS, Norwegian, Royal Caribbean, Carnival Cruise Lines, Armed Forces Entertainment, casinos and hotels worldwide. In 2019, he sold Cirque Dreams to Cirque du Soleil.

His shows have entertained over 50 million people worldwide in over 500 US cities and abroad with highlight engagements at the Kennedy Center; the Grand Ole Opry House; Ziegfeld Theatre, NYC; Dolby Theatre, LA; Alte Oper house, Frankfurt, Germany; Salle des Etoiles, Monaco; and the Ministry of Bahrain Summer Festival.

Neil created Cirque Ingenieux, proclaimed, “opulent and engaging” by The Washington Post and collaborated on the score with Golden Globe winner, Kitaro.

His production of Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy was the first show of its kind to perform on Broadway at The Broadway Theatre and was nominated for an American Theatre Wing Best Costume Design Award.

The LA Times proclaimed Goldberg, “A leading theatrical impresario and circus maven.” He has been featured on the Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN, Fox and Friends, CBS Saturday Morning, Sirius XM, iHeartRadio, The Kelly Clarkson Show and numerous national publications.

Today, Goldberg's companies, Variety Arts Management and Dream Studios, headquartered in Pompano Beach continue to focus on developing creative experiences, multimedia, costuming and consulting. He is the founding philanthropist of the Neil Goldberg Dream Foundation, established to enrich the arts.

In 2022, the company toured and performed live to over 100,000 troops at US military bases throughout the world with its signature music, magic and circus entertainment brand.

This year, in the midst of the Middle East crisis, Armed Forces Entertainment is bringing POMP, SNOW & CIRQUEumstance’s virtual holiday show to US troops and families in Bahrain.

Characters from the POMP, SNOW & CIRQUEumstance storybook stopped their rehearsals to perform virtually in order to bring holiday joy and cheer to Naval Support Activity Bahrain.

The message is clear. During our challenging time in the Middle East, more than ever, we must appreciate service members and their families for the hardships they endure away from home and for protecting our national security.

Veterans, service members and their families in the US will receive special discounts and a VIP meet and greet at the live POMP, SNOW & CIRQUEumstance holiday show and immersive experience at the Diplomat Beach Resort, Hollywood, Florida, Dec 22-30, 2023.

“We’re honored to continue supporting our troops and our country by sharing the unique music, magic and circus spectacle from our books and live shows during the holiday season,” says Goldberg.

“We continue to appreciate the talent and support Neil Goldberg and POMP, SNOW & CIRQUEumstance brings to our service members and their families worldwide, especially when it’s needed most,” says Armed Forces Entertainment Director, Ms. Fabrizia Bresil.


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