Circus Oz – 30th Birthday Bash

  • The List
  • 31 July 2008

This article is from 2008.

Circus Oz

Roll up! Roll up! As the Fringe crash-lands on Scotland’s capital for another three-week run, Circus Oz tumbles into town for a thrilling series of performances to celebrate its 30th birthday. The Melbourne-based company has toured its spectacular blend of animal-free circus, high-altitude acrobatics, original live music and sparkling comedy to 26 countries across five continents. Expect death-defying stunts, amazing agility and a great night out for the whole family.

Assembly Halls, 623 3030, 2–25 Aug (not 4, 11, 18 & 19), 4.45pm, £15–£17.50 (£14–£15). Matinees 9, 16, 24 Aug, 12.20pm. Previews 31 Jul & 1 Aug, £10.

Circus Oz: 30th Birthday Bash

  • 4 stars

Far more theatrical that trad big top and ringmaster affairs, Circus Oz still offers the requisite acrobatics, juggling, clowning and stunts but with added elements of performance and personality. A big, shiny, crowd-puller of a spectacle by a group that is at the very top of its game, and occasionally at the top of a…

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