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Big Apple Circus - Boston
at City Hall Plaza 1 City Hall Plaza Boston, MA 02201
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27 reviews
28 stars
Kinsale across the street is a great spot for lunch or dinner!
Big Apple Circus' Metamorphosis
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35 events
27 reviews
28 stars
The weather was cold. I wore lots of warm clothes since it is cold inside tent.
Big Apple Circus Presents Luminocity
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Big Apple Circus: "Dream Big"
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2 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended May 05 2012

It was geared to children and adults. Very entertaining.

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1 review
0 stars
attended May 06 2012

I have attended this event for several years and haves always loved it. The performers are exceptional and it's a great time for children. However, because of the poor seating I was in this year, I could not see most of the show and cannot rate...continued

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1 review
7 stars
attended May 11 2012

Great family fun! Small, convenient arena. The performances were very entertaining and the humor played to all ages. I would definitely do it again! And thanks to gold star, the price was right.

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For its 34th Season the Big Apple Circus dares you to Dream Big!  

It’s an all–new show, where the world’s greatest circus artists are presented under an intimate Big Top, and no seat is more than 50 feet from the ring! Let your imagination soar and summon the most amazing acts — a juggler with a suit to fit his sweet feats of fancy handiwork! A mechanical doll who comes alive in a sinuous balancing act! Spirited horses, frolicsome dogs, and a capybara and porcupine to perk up the sawdust party! Audacious acrobats who astound with athletic grace! Comical conjurors with magical moments of grand illusion! The aerial daring of the trapeze flyers! A singing Ringmistress and the Big Apple Circus Band creating the ringing melodies of memories to last! And Grandma!! Yes, Grandma, apogee of comical aspiration and mirthful joy! Your dreams will inspire a Big Apple Circus of living thrills and marvelous delight — a celebration of the imagination — an astonishing circus world of wonder! 

Renaud Doucet, who has performed as an actor, solo dancer, ballet master and choreographer in international dance companies, joins this season’s creative team as director and choreographer. 

The Big Apple Circus annually presents an all-new show featuring renowned circus artists from around the world. This year’s performers come from America, Bulgaria, China, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mongolia and Russia.

The show’s running time is two hours, including a 15-minute intermission.

About the Ticket Supplier: Big Apple Circus

As a leading presenter of family entertainment and a not-for-profit performing arts institution, our nationwide performances and community programs have made our 34-year history far-reaching and full.

It all began in Kent, England, in 1974, when American entertainers and Big Apple Circus co-founders Paul Binder and Michael Christensen became juggling partners and took to the street corners of Europe. Their comedic juggling act was a hit, and they soon found themselves on the stage of the presitigous Nouveau Cirque de Paris. They returned home to America in 1976 with a vision: to entertain and improve the lives of millions. One year later, they found a site for the first tent-raising in Battery Park, New York, and went on to create the award-winning, not-for-profit Big Apple Circus.