Circus of Oz is a mind-bending, acrobatic feast for the eyes. “From the Ground Up” features an eclectic and incredibly versatile troupe from Melbourne, Australia, including a feisty clown, acrobats, aerialists and jugglers who defy gravity with jaw-dropping tricks, musical gaiety and stunts that will amaze. The animal-free circus takes place around the show’s centerpiece – a giant swinging steel beam, and is based largely on 29 black and white photographs by Ponch Hawkes, giving it an air of the circuses of Vaudeville’s past.
On opening night, a female acrobat, poised on a lyra hoop, performed awe-inspiring tricks that culminated with a 360 rapid-fire spin that left the audience amazed. Acrobats walked across slanted tight ropes and somersaulted through the air effortlessly.
With a cast of multi-talented acrobats who also play their own music, audiences are indulged in a two hour action-packed adventure, including a whimsical magic show, musical sequences, balancing acts and flexible feats.
The show embodies the fun and silly humor of Australian Spirit. Circus of Oz will be at the Shubert Theatre February 19-23, 2014 for six shows and is great for all ages. You don’t want to miss it!
Tickets are still available for Feb 20-23.