TICKET INFORMATION
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Circus: Wandering City
Nov 14—Nov 17, 2018
Music

ETHEL
Directed by Grant McDonald

 

They flip, fly, and walk tightropes—then pack up, move on, and do it all over again. In Circus: Wandering City, the adventurous string quartet ETHEL pays tender tribute to the culture that sustained the “Greatest Show on Earth,” which took down its tent for good last year. Using the vast resources of the John and Mable Ringling Museum—including firsthand accounts from contemporary circus performers and archival imagery—the ensemble performs its original score, diving into an overlooked, long stigmatized, and largely immigrant American subculture, whose denizens overcame the odds to swing and soar.

 
RUN TIME
1hr 20min
VENUE
TICKET INFO
TICKETS START AT  $25
ACCESSIBILITY
Balcony seating is only accessible by 70 stairs.
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