Circus 1903 – The Golden Age of Circus is having its world premiere in Canberra before visiting Sydney and Melbourne.
The Melbourne season will open at the Regent Theatre from 3 to 14 January.
This thrilling turn-of the century circus features performers from all over the globe including acrobatics from Ukraine; a contortionist from Ethopia; aerialists from Canada; a knife thrower from Mexico; a cyclist from Germany and ring master from USA.
Producers Simon Painter and Tim Lawson with The Works Entertainment have a great creative team. Todd Edward Ivins was the scenic designer, lighting design by Paul Smith, Evan Jolly is the composer and musical director and the costume designer is Angela Aaron.
Real animals won’t feature but a 3.2m high elephant Queenie and her Peanut have been created by the award-winning team of puppeteers and model makers who created the National Theatre’s War Horse.
After the Melbourne season, Circus 1903 – The Golden Age of Circus is heading to the US.
It will be great entertainment for the whole family which pays tribute to the golden era of circus.
For more information about Circus 1903 – The Golden Age of Circus, visit the website here.