Reflecting on last Friday's one-night-only production of the seventh edition of the Cirque du Soleil-imagined One Night for ONE DROP™ - but ahead of this Saturday's CBS special, One Night for One Drop: Imagined by Cirque du Soleil, a limited-commercial television experience sponsored by Colgate* - it occurred to me that (in addition to the captivating photos by Erik Kabik that appear in the slideshow, above) y'all might like to know some of the numbers behind this global philanthropic effort that is celebrated each year, with a blue-carpet gala, in Las Vegas.   

Monies raised by One Night for ONE DROP
$36 million, to date

Number of countries with ONE DROP programs and engagement
13

Number of ONE DROP programs employed worldwide
17 – three in India; four in Africa; nine in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean; and one in Canada

Number of performers in the 7th edition of One Night for ONE DROP
137

Number of costumes
150

Number of hours each performer will spend getting into make-up
2

Minimum number of rehearsal hours spent by each performer
Well over 40, for most; with the main characters spending over 100

Number of hours spent constructing the sets
160+

Number of performers who will be underwater at some point during the show
80

Number of performers who will be suspended in the air at some point during the show
30

Number of Cirque du Soleil shows, worldwide
21, including the six Las Vegas resident-shows

Number of times the 7th edition of One Night for ONE DROP will be performed
1

One Night for One Drop: Imagined by Cirque du Soleil
CBS and CBS All-Access
Saturday, March 16 at 8/7c
Click HERE for info

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[Editor's Note: * Colgate is sponsoring this special limited-commercial television experience, as part of its commitment to raising awareness of the global water crisis and making #EveryDropCount through its Save Water campaign.]