We went to see the Circus last night at the theatre. Yes, you read that right. The theatre with a circus.
Circus 1903 is at the Wang Theatre in Boston through the weekend (March 8-12).
It was so much fun. It was America’s Got talent with an old-timey feel. There was everything you’d expect to see at a circus: acrobats, contortionists, jugglers, aerialists, high wire, and more. And even elephants! They were puppets, but so well done that there were moments I forgot they weren’t real. Gorgeous artistry and puppetry.
It was a roller coaster of emotions. At times I wasn’t even able to look because I thought someone would fall (and they did!!). Other times, I couldn’t look away. The aerialist on the hoop was one of the most beautiful acts I have ever seen. I had no idea I would be so moved by it. And laughter, the Ringmaster wove everything together seamlessly and with some giggles (admittedly some were provided by my own kid).
I took my three children aged 10, 8, 6. All of them sat through the whole thing with only the littlest getting a bit antsy. It was just over two hours long with a 20 minute intermission. I think it’s also appropriate to go with no kids! It’s good fun.
Naturally, if there was audience participation, my family would be involved…
Discounts…Save 25% on tickets to see CIRCUS 1903 – The Golden Age of Circus at the Boch Wang Theatre! Visit http://www.bochcenter.org/buy/show-listing/circus-1903 and enter code MOMS to buy your discounted tickets. Discount applies to all performances, while supplies last. Valid on all levels, excluding Orchestra Pit.
The producers of the world’s biggest magic show, The Illusionists have teamed up with the award-winning puppeteers from War Horse to present a thrilling turn of the century circus spectacular – CIRCUS 1903 – The Golden Age of Circus
Sensational puppetryputs Elephants (Yep, that picture on the bottom of the post is a PUPPET!) back in the ring as never seen before along with a huge cast of the most unique, amazing and dangerous circus acts from all four corners of the world, from strong men to contortionists, acrobats to musicians, knife throwers, high wire and much more! Discover the golden age of circus at the Wang Theatre as CIRCUS 1903 – The Golden Age of Circus sets to captivate audiences of all ages.
This turn-of-the-century circus spectacular has all the thrill and daredevil entertainment one would expect from the circus, with an exciting new twist. CIRCUS 1903 is set in an extraordinary and decadent circus tent: Act 1 is in front of the circus with trucks, props and rigging; Act 2 features the tent, flagpoles and rigging being raised into the roof of the theater.
Win 4 tickets to the show on Wednesday, March 8 at 7:00 pm!
You can also use the coupon code to save 25% on tickets to see CIRCUS 1903 – The Golden Age of Circus at the Boch Wang Theatre! Visit http://www.bochcenter.org/buy/show-listing/circus-1903 and enter code MOMS to buy your discounted tickets. Discount applies to all performances, while supplies last. Valid on all levels, excluding Orchestra Pit.
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I’m spreading the word about MDA and its amazing families, and also inspire everyone to view every day as an opportunity to overcome challenges, doubts, and obstacles and live life to the fullest. We all have obstacles, some more apparent than others. Some we hide. Anyone overcoming an obstacle, big or small should get the encouragement and praise they deserve.
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