Ellie Dubois: No Show

Date:Sun 28 Oct
Time:3pm
Venue:J2
Price:£12.50 (£8 con)

What do you expect when you go to the circus?

The greatest show on earth?

The glitzy smiles, the glitter of sequins, the drum rolls as performers who seem super human effortlessly perform death-defying acts?

No Show joyously and heartbreakingly reveals what lies hidden beneath the showmanship. There will be desperate attempts and heroic failures, glorious achievements and bruised bodies and egos as the performers push themselves to their physical and mental limit. See behind the flawless smiles and perfect execution of the traditional circus performance to show the wobbles, the pain, and the real cost of aiming for perfection. A show for anyone who has tried, failed and failed better.

Part of Cambridge Festival of Ideas.

Photography: Chris Hoyle

“This show is thoughtful, empowering and awe-inspiring. It cannot be missed.” ★★★★★ Broadway Baby

“A clever contemporary circus piece that may change how you look at the genre.” ★★★★★ The Wee Review

“An all-female company of circus artists play cleverly with the invocation of spectacle and its denial in the fascinating No Show” ★★★★ The Stage 

Suitable for ages 5+

Duration: 1 hr

Bar and Box Office open 1 hour before show start time.

All prices shown include booking fees.

 

Supported by Creative Scotland and Arts Council England.

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