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Cirque Mechanics: 42ft - A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels
Location:
Overture Center's Capitol Theater
Presented By:
Overture Center for the Arts
Dates

Presented by Overture Center

At the center of every circus rests a 42 ft ring full of thrills, laughs and excitement. 42 FT – A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels is the latest invention from the creative minds of Cirque Mechanics. The company dares us to leap into the circus ring and experience the timelessness of this evolving art form. The show’s unique mechanical interpretation of the traditional, and its story full of the lore of the historic one-ring circus, create a welcoming place, like a big top, where we can be amazed. The action in 42 FT is full of theatricality and a modern sensibility, showcasing a galloping mechanical metal horse and a rotating tent frame for strongmen, acrobats and aerialists.

Cirque Mechanics, inspired by modern circus, finds its roots in the mechanical and its heart in the stories of American industrial ingenuity. The shows, embedded in realism, display a raw quality rarely found in modern circus. Cirque Mechanics signature style is wrapped in acrobatics, mechanical marvels, and a bit of clowning around. 42 FT follows the great successes of Birdhouse Factory, Boomtown, and Pedal Punk.

Step right up ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, to the Cirque Mechanics world of gears and canvas, pulleys and sawdust- within 42 ft.


There’s more! Special event!

Make a night of it and dive deeper into your arts experience—all included with your ticket price! Come early for a special interactive preshow event on THUMAR 14. Stay tuned for more details.

Meet the Artist!

You’re invited to Meet the Artist! Stay after the show on THUMAR 14 for a brief, informal Q&A session in the theater with the artists. Free and open to all ticket holders, as well as the general public. Events take place in the performance venue immediately following the show.



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