Don’t miss your chance to see UniverSoul Circus playing now through Thursday, November 26th! UniverSoul is a highly interactive combination of circus arts, theater, and music that spans genres including Pop, Classic R&B, Latin, Hip Hop, Jazz and Gospel. It embraces and celebrates the unique and familiar aspects of pop culture globally by bringing them center stage with a cast of international performers.
UniverSoul Circus is rated as one of the top two circuses along with Cirque du Soleil. UniverSoul’s fresh approach to family-friendly live entertainment has garnered it a coveted spot as one of Ticketmaster’s top ten most requested family events, along with other shows including Sesame Street Live, Disney on Ice, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular. The circus was founded 24 years ago in Atlanta by concert and theatre promoter, Cedric Walker.Hailed as the most interactive circus in the world, UniverSoul Circus plays Philadelphia in Fairmount Park, 52nd and Parkside Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 1913. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com or 1-800-653-8000 or 866-448-7849.
Now in its 24th season, UniverSoul Circus returns stronger than ever, boasting some of the most phenomenal acts ever to grace center ring. Returning by popular demand – viral internet sensations – The Fresh Clownsss, from Detroit. Come find out why The Fresh Clownsss and their energetic and infectious dance moves have won over audiences and become a YouTube sensation with their popular dance, “JuJu On That Beat,” garnering millions of views.
“Just like the circular ring in which it sits, UniverSoul celebrates cultures from around the world and brings them together under the big top,” said Founder and CEO Cedric Walker. “At this time in our history we need to come together, to embrace and learn from each other. I believe the circus naturally brings people together. In 23 years of searching for talent, I have journeyed to every continent to find a multicultural, multinational mix of talent to showcase.”
Also appearing at UniverSoul, the Xtreme Bikes from Chicago and upstate New York will get your adrenaline pumping through the roof with crazy Freestyle Motocross stunts that will blow your mind. And returning after a few years away from the big top are the Bone Breaking Contortionists from Guinea. Families will witness an amazing array of international human and animal talent including Elephants (USA), Teeter Board & Hand Vaulting (Gabon, Guinea, Ethiopia), Mixed Animal Act (Mexico) featuring Zebras and Camels, Horses (Gabon, Guinea, Russia), and perennial favorites Caribbean Dancers (Trinidad and Tobago).
“Come to our show and get ready for some pure un-adulterated energy under the Big Top,” said Founder and CEO Cedric Walker. “Our show is bigger and more explosive than ever with acts that are going to blow your mind. Come on out to the show; sing and dance and free your mind. Come Un-Limit Yourself!”
Leading the charge this year is Ringmaster Lucky Malatsi of South Africa, a multitalented entertainer who brings his unbridled energy to center ring. Lucky, 27, has been with UniverSoul Circus in a wide range of capacities during his 15 years with the company – from Contortionist and Hip-Hop dancer to Trapeze Artist. Lucky has done it all and travels with his wife and two young kids where they make their home on the circus’ backlot.
Joining Lucky will be the amazing and beloved pint-sized Ringmaster’s Sidekick extraordinaire, Zeke! Zeke has held his esteemed position with the circus since the very first show in 1994. Visit www.universoulcircus.com for more info, ticket prices, show times, and schedules.