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Big Apple Circus
July 18, 2019
America’s acclaimed BIG APPLE CIRCUS will play Macon Coliseum July 18 – 21 as the circus presents its first-ever tour of arenas around the United States, bringing America’s favorite circus to fans in their hometowns. World-renowned for its artistic style, BIG APPLE CIRCUS revitalizes the circus for modern-day audiences with unique and astounding human feats.
In the 41st season show, real-life wonder women take the reins, led by new ringmaster Stephanie Monseu. This year’s show is filled with a roster of superhero talents ready to incite jaw-dropping awe and inspire sheer joy in audiences of all ages. Ringmaster Monseu will be joined in the ring by a multitude of fierce, female-led acts and more, including:
- The “strongest mom in the world” Virginia Tuells & her husband Ihosvanys Perez in DUO FUSION, a breathtaking acrobatic act that combines dance, strength, flexibility and passion, in which Virginia handles a majority of the lifts
- The wildly fun SPICY CIRCUS, created by Andréanne Quintal, whose team of performers will (literally) bounce off the walls in her feisty trampoline act
- THE FLYING TUNIZIANIS, a double-wide trapeze act showcasing seven fliers & two catchers in addition to the quadruple somersault by Ammed Tuniziani – a feat only successfully landed by ten people in the world – alongside his wife Estefani, brothers Gamal & Dandino and more
- DESIRE OF FLIGHT, a daring and balletic dual aerial straps act
Named a Critic’s Pick by the New York Times, the paper hails this year’s show as “high flying, wholesome family entertainment – good-hearted and pleasure-minded – with a robustly international cast.”
Tickets for all seven performances are on sale to the public April 19, 2019 and can be purchased online at www.ticketmaster.com or in person at the Macon Coliseum Box Office. Tickets start at $15.00 and prices are subject to change. The performances take place on Thursday, July 18 through Sunday, July 21. A limited number of VIP Experience Upgrades are available, starting at $25. The VIP Experience features exclusive access to the VIP area, early access into the arena and to your seats, a special mix and mingle with the circus performers, and more! Groups of 10 or more can email for a special group rate on select tickets and performances.