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Melbourne - Australian Stage; But Wait... There’s More | Circus Oz

26th June 2014

Circus Oz is back in town with its latest show But Wait... There’s More, pitching its Big Top at Birrarung Marr until July 13, then continuing to tour regionally. The little “circus that could,” now in its 36th year, Circus Oz is an action-packed, über talented troupe who wear a multitude of hats during their shows, from acrobats to musicians and backstage hands. Emerging from a seemingly bottomless wicker trunk, the Circus Oz performers...

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Melbourne - Australian Stage;  But Wait... There’s More | Circus Oz

Melbourne - Melbourne Observer; Circus Oz

25th June 2014

The circus has come to town with a cracking new show. Circus Oz razzled and dazzled under the Big Top at Birrarung Marr with But wait... there's more! and judging from the cheers, hoops, foot-stamping and smiles all around, the audience loved it. Who says circuses can't be political? Circus Oz dealt up its own version of bread and circuses, or at least hot donuts and circuses, with a gentle swipe at 'infobesity, acceleration, choice-mania and c...

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Melbourne - Melbourne Observer; Circus Oz

Melbourne - Stage Whispers; But Wait…There’s More

24th June 2014

An evocative aboriginal inspired dance by Dale Woodbridge-Brown held a promise of magical things to come. And there were a number of magical moments and the flash of awe-inspiring physicality as bodies were bent and thrown around the stage in this latest offering from Circus Oz. The performance area, with various theatrical props shrouded in drop cloths, sat in front of an impressive inflatable proscenium arch design by Felipe Reynolds. Later in...

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Melbourne - Stage Whispers; But Wait…There’s More

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)