Journey Back to the Golden Age of Circus 1903

There is nothing better to immerse your good self in, you and the fam, than a classic circus, sans the smell with Circus 1903

Elegant, crazy talented, and above all else, wholesome and heart warming as hell, Circus 1903 is here for a limited run, so get your tickets now.

Journey back to the Golden Age of the circus, as an international ensemble of performers descends upon our town.

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Landing tomorrow, The Opera House is about to burst into life with the return of Circus 1903, a sensational summer show boasting a cast that spans the globe.

Following successful runs in Los Angeles, New York, Las Vegas, and London’s West End, this phenomenal production will grace the Concert Hall stage for a limited engagement from December 21 to December 29.

Prepare for heart-stopping performances by 22 artists from around the world, showcasing death-defying feats, unwavering human tenacity, and the timeless allure of the circus.

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This dream-like lineup includes strongmen, mind-bending contortionists, and awe-inspiring aerial acts that will leave you breathless, resurrecting the thrill of a bygone era.

The charismatic ringmaster, Willy Whipsnade, portrayed by the hilarious and award-winning magician David Williamson, will guide you through this unforgettable journey.

Lucky Moon, the captivating aerial artist from Spain, will leave you mesmerized, suspended above with nothing but her hair. And that’s just the beginning.

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Witness the bold balancing act of Alexey Mruz from Ukraine and the breathtaking juggling of The Great Gaston, Francois Borie from France. African elephant puppets, Queenie and Peanut, add a touch of magic to the stage, brought to life by the skilled puppeteers behind the award-winning War Horse.

The excitement continues with talents like Mekdes Kebede from Ethiopia, The Wizard of the Wheels, David Schnabel from Germany, and the teeterboard legends from Sweden. Les Incredibles, the strongmen duo from Bulgaria, and The Perilous Perigos, the fearless trapeze duo from France, promise an unforgettable spectacle.

The Remarkable Risleys from Ethiopia star in the ancient Icarian Games, a circus act rarely seen today.

Don’t miss this extraordinary showcase of talent and nostalgia as Circus 1903 unfolds its magic at the Concert Hall stage from December 21 to December 29, with an additional run at the State Theatre at Arts Centre Melbourne from January 4 to January 14, 2024.

The circus is in town, and it’s the event of the season you won’t want to miss!

Tickets here.