THE DASILVA MARIONETTE CIRCUS TROUP

Sunday, 9th September, 2018 - 2:00pm

Majestic Theatre, Darlington

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls … the Circus has come to town! Come and be amazed by aerial acrobatics on the flying trapeze, spectacular cycling stunts, trampolining ups and downs, and laugh at the antics of the cheeky clowns, one of whom takes the joke that bit too far – with disastrous consequences!
The DaSilva marionette circus troupe has been delighting audiences of all ages, around the world, for almost half a century. Each of the one third life-size marionettes has been individually crafted to perform its own feat of dazzling dexterity, on the big top stage. This traditional family show, now in its second generation, has been brought right up to date with all the thrills and spills of a real-life circus.

This 35 minute show uses no less than 16 beautifully crafted trick marionettes and integrates the puppeteers into the circus performance, creating a buoyant and memorable piece of theatre for all ages.

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