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Review – Bubblegum Cabaret – Play & Go Adelaide

19th February 2019

Circus Oz are back in town bringing their unique flair and own brand of fun to The Fringe. Circus Oz feature in the Adelaide Fringe program with two shows – ‘Neon‘, an 80s inspired “gloriously gaudy” showcase for adults-only, and ‘Bubblegum Cabaret’, a bright, fun and contagious circus treat made especially for kids. Whilst this is a show created with the kids in mind, Bubblegum Cabaret is an absolute gem that is as enticing for a...

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Review – Bubblegum Cabaret – Play & Go Adelaide

Review – NEON – Hi-Fi Way

19th February 2019

★★★★ NEON is full of fluro coloured parachute jump suits and classic 80s tunes added with some amazing Circus Oz acrobatics and comedic skits. What a decade the 80s were! Considering when the audience were asked who was born after 1990 and three quarters of the venue cheered putting their hand up goes to show that this decade is still popular even amongst those that weren’t born or even too young to really experience it! Starting with...

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Review – NEON – Hi-Fi Way

Review – Rock Bang – Artshub

21st November 2018

This show rocks and bangs but first of all, let’s get this straight: this is not your average circus, this is a rock opera fusion circus. ★★★★ The name is perfect onomatopoeia. This show rocks and bangs but first of all, let’s get this straight: this is not your average circus, this is a rock opera fusion circus, teaming dynamic duo Otto (Daniel Tobias) and Astrid (Clare Bartholomew) of Die Roten Punkte (The Red Dots in German) with...

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Review – Rock Bang – Artshub

Review – Rock Bang – The Age

21st November 2018

Clowns and acrobats back addictive punk rock ★★★★ Huge rock'n'roll speakers. A black rock stage. A tiny rock-red drum kit. Get ready to “Make some noise, Mel-BAWN!” because Rock Bang the circus rock opera is in town. Otto and Astrid are a brother and sister indie punk-rock duo from 1990s Berlin. They’ve toured as Die Roten Punkte (The Red Dots) since 2006. The story for this show has the duo perform in Azerbaijan – where the 2...

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Review – Rock Bang – The Age

Review - Tutti - The Age

12th September 2018

It's a highwire act when the circus and orchestra join forces in Tutti TuttiMSO and Circus OzHamer Hall7-8 September ★★★½REVIEWER: Cameron Woodhead Classical musicians and acrobats are intriguing bedfellows, and you could argue the synergy between them has been at the forefront of contemporary circus over the past decade. Audiences have been treated to virtuosic displays from both disciplines in encounters that have ranged from powerful...

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Review - Tutti - The Age

Review - Precarious - Stage Whispers

3rd July 2018

A truly magical experience under the heated Big Top! Precarious is the new show by Circus Oz, currently on at the Botanical Gardens. Celebrating their forty years, Circus Oz have produced yet another wonderful circus extravaganza. Director Rob Tannion has teamed up with independent director Kate Fryer to deliver a new era in circus entertainment, reflecting on the past to create an up-scaled grass roots production. Precarious is threaded with...

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Review - Precarious - Stage Whispers