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The Candy Butchers – A Circus Sweetmeat

The Candy Butchers – A Circus Sweetmeat From Australia

"A timeless 21st Century sideshow… at once monstrous and delicate, macabre and heart-warming – startling, substantial and technically spectacular." The Age

Deeply decadent contemporary circus, with a black, twisted heart.

Contemporary circus luminaries Derek Ives & Azaria Universe join forces with Jess Love & DJ Garner to create The Candy Butchers: proud purveyors of elegant stunts, dirty acrobatics and dark clowning. A darkly humorous voyage into a neo-vaudevillian world of an imaginary sideshow era, The Candy ButchersA Circus Sweetmeat combines high-level circus skills with pathos, drama and tragedy to create a work that is at once delicately touching, visually enchanting and physically impressive. Winner of “The Most Outstanding Production Award” at the 2004 Melbourne Fringe Festival, this is one of the most important works to emerge from the new Australian circus movement. Suitable for 12 years and above.

General admission. Please note that seating in the Big Top is limited, so come early!

Date: 21 - 25 March
Time: 9:15pm
Location: Alexandra Gardens Big Top

Image: KT Prescott
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