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Photos: Backstage at Cirque du Soleil

The main soundboard, which controls all the music the audience hears during Cirque du Soleil's "Corteo," is entirely digital and commands a terrific view of the stage during a rehearsal in San Francisco.

Daniel Terdiman

By Bill Detwiler

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