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CIRCUS 1903 - The Golden Age of Circus will make its Detroit premiere at the Fisher this March, and looks to be a very interesting show. The show looks to be new this year, too, and from its pictures, looks like a great time.
About the show:
In a world premiere event, 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 will make its Detroit premiere engagement at The Fisher Theatre, March 14–19, 2017, with all the thrill and daredevil entertainment one would expect from the circus, with an exciting new twist.
Tickets for CIRCUS 1903 –The Golden Age of Circus start at $35 and are now on sale at all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 1-800-982-2787, online at www.broadwayindetroit.com or www.ticketmaster.com, and at The Fisher Theatre Box Office.
Sensational puppetry puts elephants back in the ring as never seen before by introducing the largest ever performing African elephant and her baby, 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!
The award-winning team of puppeteers and model makers who created the National Theatre’s War Horse will design, build and bring to life two stunningly beautiful elephants for CIRCUS 1903 –The Golden Age of Circus. Featuring groundbreaking advances in design and expression, the puppets appear throughout the show as the mother teaches her calf the tricks of the trade.
CIRCUS 1903 –The Golden Age of Circus is designed by scenic artist Todd Ivins and set in an extraordinary and decadent circus tent. Act 1 is set 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.
Performance times for of CIRCUS 1903 –The Golden Age of Circus appearing March 14-19, 2017 at The Fisher Theatre, located at 3011 West Grand Blvd., in Detroit are:
- Tuesday through Saturday evening performances at 7:30 p.m.
- Sunday evening performance at 6:30 p.m.
- Saturday matinee at 2:00 p.m.
- Sunday matinee at 1:00 p.m.
Follow CIRCUS 1903 –The Golden Age of Circus on Twitter: @Circus1903, Facebook and Instagram: @Circus1903.
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4-pack of tickets for Circus 1903, Detroit