Tuesday, March 5, 2013

3/5/13: Big Apple Circus LEGENDARIUM in Boston Giveaway

CONTEST CLOSED:  CONGRATULATIONS TO TONYA FOR WINNING!
For the last two years we have gone to the Big Apple Circus at City Hall Plaza in Boston and loved it.  You are so close to the action which is great for kids.  As one of my lucky readers I am offering you a chance to win 4 tickets to Big Apple Circus LEGENDARIUM on March 31st at 12:30 pm.  

More about the show:
Welcome to the Big Apple Circus LEGENDARIUM, where you will experience the nostalgic thrills of bygone Big Tops and get a first–hand view of Beauties, Daredevils, and Clowns from another era! At our All-New 35th Anniversary season production, no seat is more than 50 feet from the Globe’s Most Spectacular Circus Performers! The Big Apple Circus presents LEGENDARIUM
in its annual Boston engagement at City Hall Plaza from Tuesday, March 26 through Sunday, May 12, 2013.
Travel back to when circus traditions were born and witness incredible acts that would have had the villagers chattering for days! The courageous mid-air flips and catches of a man on the trapeze! A captivating contortionist whose flexibility is as impressive as her steadfast poise! An agile, adept acrobat and her strapping suitors! A swaying wire act of sure-footed strength and stability! The dizzying delights of a daring inventor in his tumbling, twirling hoop! The stunning, soaring beauty of a pair on aerial straps and a woman held aloft by hanging silks! A jaw-dropping juggling tango team performing to passionate rhythms! Bicyclists whose spinning wheels turn smooth and speedy stunts! Majestic horses with graceful gaits and playful pups with teasing tricks! And what circus would be complete without bumbling clowns who bring the spirit of timeless comedy?! It’s all led by an affable Ringmaster and the great Big Apple Circus Band playing the iconic songs of yesteryear! So run away with the Big Apple Circus and relive Big Tops of old in a memorable.
Performers from around the world create joyful memories at the Big Apple Circus under the artistic direction of Guillaume Dufresnoy for the 2012–13 season show:
From the US, the Acrobuffos, the husband-and-wife clown team, bring gales of laughter to the Big Apple Circus with their slapstick comedy!
From Bulgaria, Andrey Mantchev takes to the skies in a solo trapeze act of mid-air flips and jaw-dropping catches!
From China, the all-female Dalian Acrobatic Troupe performs perilous poses of superior synchronization on bicycles!
From Canada, Daniel Cyr spirals and spins around the ring in a steel hoop of his own invention!
From Russia, breathtaking duo Desire of Flight (Valeriy Sychev and Malvina Abakarova) defies gravity in soaring stunts on aerial straps!
From Russia, Katerina is a lithe vision of grace wrapped and whirling in aerial silks!
From Argentina, Elayne Kramer astounds with a backbone as flexible as an archer’s bow!
From France and the Netherlands, Emily and Menno van Dyke combine the dramatic passion of tango with rhythmic juggling for a dance of flawless coordination!
From the US, Jenny Vidbel exudes pure pride with her handsome horses, prancing ponies, and perky pups!
 From the US, John Kennedy Kane is a debonair ringmaster guiding you through the world of the circus!
From Hungary, the Quinterion Troupe demonstrates unparalleled power as sculpted men flip, throw, and catch a fearless maiden!
From China, Zhang Fan faces the ultimate test of balance, performing stunts of sheer strength on a swaying slack wire!
Tickets start at $20 and are available at
bigapplecircus.org or by calling (888) 541-3750. Premium seating at $100 is available for all Saturday, Sunday, Patriots’ Week, and Good Friday shows. The Circus Box Office on City Hall Plaza will open on Monday, March 25, with hours as follows — Saturday, Sunday, and Monday from 10am to 6pm and Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 10am to 8pm. There is no service charge for tickets purchased at the Box Office. For groups of 15 people or more, or for inquiries about wheelchair–accessible seating, or for any additional information please call the Ticket Info Line at (800) 922-3772.
The Big Top is heated in cold weather, and air-conditioned when it’s warm, for all–season comfort! The show runs for 2 hours, including a 15 minute intermission.
Disclosure:  I received 4 tickets for my family to attend the Big Apple Circus.  No other compensation was received and all opinions are my own.

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20 comments:

Carla Smith said...

The trapeze artists for sure!

Charise @ I Thought I Knew Mama said...

Trapeze!

Amanda said...

I've not been to the circus since I was a kid but I always loved the elephants and I've never had a chance to go to big apple circus

Julia Magnusson said...

Trapeze! My 4yo is dying to see the circus!

Anonymous said...

The clowns because me and my girls are always CLOWNING around

Anonymous said...

forgot my name on last comment Liz.juliano

JohnZ said...

Clowns on trapezes.

Jessica said...

It's been a really long time since I've been to the circus, but I remember liking all the animals best and I'm sure that's what my son would like.

miszisz said...

Thanks for the tickets!

miszisz said...

Thanks for the tickets!

Marybeth Crowley said...

The Clowns are always our favorites...but the Big APlle has the best acrobats!

Marybeth Crowley said...

Whoops...should say Big Apple ...lol

Parental Ideas said...

love the clowns

Bagalicious said...

My kids love the seeing the trapeze performers!

Lemon Stand said...

I've never been to the circus. Perhaps I should add that to my bucket list?

Alexandra Elizabeth said...

I haven't been to the circus in years! The aerial parts always amaze me the most!

LainyT~MTS said...

We love seeing the Trapeze Artists perform! Going to the circus is just such a fun thing to do with the kids!

Tonya said...

Anything aerial is my favorite, that and the animals, the clowns, juggling.. unicycling.. acrobatics.. THE CLOWNS! I guess I love it all. To go to Big Apple Circus is to be a kid again!! :)

Anonymous said...

The trapeze artists!

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Nicole D said...

Anything having to do with the animals :)