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À Ố Làng Phố

À Ố Làng Phố Vietnamese Circus at Sydney Opera House

À Ố Làng Phố, a new show by the Vietnamese circus company Nouveau Cirque du Vietnam is on at the Sydney Opera House from 12 – 15 June 2019. Directed by the company’s co-founder, former Cirque du Soleil performer and choreographer…

Blanc De Blanc Encore At Sydney Opera House – The Plus Ones Sydney

The first thing I saw was her leotard. An architectural marvel of multidimensional frills, I watched it sway to the opening strains of Rhapsody in Blue. Staccato-quick lighting changes introduced us to the performers, perched in various places around, amongst,…

Limbo Unhinged

Limbo Unhinged at Sydney Opera House

Nestled somewhere in the smoky grey area between circus, cabaret, and acrobatics, sits Limbo Unhinged. Despite having a cast you can count on no more than two hands, (including one-man musical powerhouse Sxip Shirey), the combined curriculum vitae is knee-tremblingly…

The Unbelievables at the Sydney Opera House

As the lights dimmed and the music began to play in the Concert Hall of the Sydney Opera House on Wednesday night, audience members knew they were there to see a show called The Unbelievables, but I can bet they…

archie brothers

Step right up to Archie Brothers Electric Circus!

From your favourite peeps famous for bringing us Holey Moley, comes the latest place you’ll want to head to next. Step right up to the newest circus in town this summer. Archie Brothers Electric Circus has landed in Alexandria –…

Barzirk

Barzirk at GPO Grand

Barzirk. Deep in the belly of Martin Place, a bite sized show that packs the punch of a full-scale circus. We followed the steep staircase snaking its way underground, and found ourselves at the entrance of a hidden bar. True…

Siro-A is the personification of Tokyo’s bright lights

The effects of a simple, well executed concept are amazing. Japanese dance troupe/human video game Siro-A execute the idea of lights, movement and music to entertain audiences in a zany way.  They blend techno music, light shows, and puppetry (of…

‘Circus 1903’ – a magical performance

Warning: this show is suitable only for people who believe in magic. It’s hard to say ‘that is not possible’ when you’ve just seen ‘Circus 1903‘. If before I thought some things were impossible, after the show, I firmly believe…

Spiegel’esque at the Spiegel Zelt

A show for all ages? Definitely not! Unashamedly bold and daring, Spiegel’esque pulls off an onslaught of raunchy risks with its endless unexpected plot twists and comedic surprises – all perfectly suitable for a mature audience (actually, I’m pretty sure…