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Melbourne - Timeout; Circus Oz: But Wait... There's More

24th June 2014

Entering its 36th year, Circus Oz functions more like a troupe of street performers than the lion-tamers and whip-crackers of old They might come tumbling out of a wicker basket of a hot air balloon at the beginning, but there’s nothing otherworldly about the rough-and-ready bunch settling in under the Big Top for the winter. Circus Oz’s new show, But Wait… There’s More is – as Circus Oz shows always are – embedded in political c...

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Melbourne - Timeout;  Circus Oz: But Wait... There's More

Melbourne - Toorak TImes; But Wait... There's More

23rd June 2014

Being welcomed by a cacophony of beautiful bells and Big Top charm was the gala show of But Wait…There’s More by legendary Circus company, Circus Oz. Established over 35 years ago, and built on a legacy of generosity and diversity, Circus Oz is famous for delivering quality, animal-free Circus, complete with its own particular brand of Comedy and accompanying live band. While it is my personal view that Circus Oz has been at an artistic stal...

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Melbourne - Toorak TImes; But Wait... There's More

Melbourne - The AU Review; Theatre Review: Circus Oz's 'But Wait... There's More!' - BIrrarung Marr, Melbourne (Performances through July 13th)

23rd June 2014

For all the serious commentary that Circus Oz incorporate in their shows, the core that is the athleticism of the troupe's performers make for a fascinating spectacle. It seems that way with the latest series of Circus Oz titled But Wait... There’s More at Melbourne’s Birrarung Marr. The show gets off to a playful start featuring miniature hot balloons and a serene musical soundtrack. The amazing (and at times dazzlingly weird) chaos was to c...

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Melbourne - The AU Review; Theatre Review: Circus Oz's 'But Wait... There's More!' - BIrrarung Marr, Melbourne (Performances through July 13th)

Melbourne - broadwayworld.com; BWW Reviews: Contortion, Cavorting and Conscience at Circus Oz's BUT WAIT... THERE'S MORE

21st June 2014

First disclosure: Circus acts make me nervous. I cannot watch people flying and catching on a trapeze without my own safety-net filter of hands pressed over eyes. My discomfort levels increase in accordance with the rising complexity of the tricks and turns happening in the ring or above me - that is to say, exponentially, until the end of any particular act usually brings with it as much relief that it's over, as appreciation for the awesome ski...

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Melbourne - broadwayworld.com; BWW Reviews: Contortion, Cavorting and Conscience at Circus Oz's BUT WAIT... THERE'S MORE

Melbourne - The Plus Ones; Under The Big Top At Circus Oz

21st June 2014

The words “Circus Oz” conjures up images of lions, acrobats, bearded women and evil clowns. This wasn’t your experience as a kid? Well then, you never went to the circus in Dandenong… Thankfully, Circus Oz is anything but what you may have experienced as a child. Theresa and I approached the glamour on a very crisp Melbourne evening. The big top tent is in Birrarung Marr, right on the banks of the Yarra near the Federation Bells (which a...

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Melbourne - The Plus Ones; Under The Big Top At Circus Oz

Melbourne - aussietheatre.com; Circus Oz: But wait … there’s more

21st June 2014

It’s impossible not to love a night in the heated Circus Oz tent, and if seeing them in winter in Melbourne with a bag of hot doughnuts isn’t a tradition for your family and friends, start it now. The Melbourne-based, world-adored company have a new permanent home in Collingwood and But wait … there’s more is the first show created in the space. With the ever-lovely hip-hopping Candy Bowers as MC, this year’s mob are a mix of new and ...

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Melbourne - aussietheatre.com; Circus Oz: But wait … there’s more