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3042 Star Starred
Cal Performances' Zellerbach Hall
Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720
510-642-9988
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Circus Oz
13 ratings
4.5 average rating
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55 events
51 reviews
54 stars
attended Feb 06 2009

Fun -- like a stripped down Cirque du Soleil. Too much emphasis on slapstick, however -- particularly in the second act. Some of the acrobatics were impressive, and had the focus been more on those stunts, I would have enjoyed it considerably...continued

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37 events
8 reviews
3 stars
attended Feb 05 2009

I liked it a lot, much fun.

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7 events
5 reviews
18 stars
attended Feb 06 2009

talented and funny performers with some great acrobatics. the only thing that really didn't work, for me anyway, was the lengthy act where the female performer wears a wig and does a low comedy rendition of "I get a Kick Out of You" it looked...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“Refreshingly progressive…and gleefully Australian…a show as inventively funny as it is physically impressive,” —_San Francisco Chronicle _

Description

Circus Oz was born in Melbourne, Australia in 1978. The company’s 30th birthday year marks three successful decades of international touring, as well as confirming its place in the hearts of generations of Australians. From New York to Hong Kong, Circus Oz has taken its self-crafted performances of wit, grace and spectacle to 26 countries across five continents, to critical acclaim. The Circus Oz show is a rock-n-roll, animal free circus that adults and children can enjoy together. Expect two hours of breathtaking agility, death-defying stunts, awe-inspiring acrobatic performances, irreverent comedy and a spectacular live band.

Circus Oz has a strong belief in tolerance, diversity and human kindness. For many years the company has engaged in issues associated with social justice and a good time for all, including work each year with many charities, indigenous communities and the raising of over $243,000 in donations to support refugees and asylum seekers.

Choir of Trinity Wall Street: Handel's <em>Messiah</em> Disney's <em>The Lion King</em> <em>Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA</em> <em>Beach Blanket Babylon</em> <em>A Christmas Carol</em> WinterFest at California's Great America San Francisco Ballet's <em>Nutcracker</em> <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>Cirque du Soleil</em> Gift Card Oakland Athletics vs. San Francisco Giants: Preseason Baseball <em>A Christmas Carol</em>