Tag: Circus 1903

Spotlight on Willy Whipsnade: Circus 1903’s Wily Ringmaster Extraordinaire

Step right up and get your tickets ready—Circus 1903 is just two weeks away! This turn-of-the-century circus spectacular harkens back to the golden age of circus. With jugglers, tightropers, and larger-than-life puppet elephants, we’re taking some time to focus on a few of the talented individuals involved in making Circus 1903 such a death-defying, breathtaking experience. And that includes the one and only Ringmaster Willy Whipsnade! Read More ›

Circus 1903 - The Golden Age of Circus | The Long Center for the Performing Arts

Spotlight on Lucky Moon: Circus 1903’s Unrivaled Aerial Hoop Acrobat

The circus is coming! But not your average circus—Circus 1903 is a turn-of-the-century circus spectacular that harkens back to the golden age of circus. With jugglers, tightropers, and larger-than-life puppet elephants, we’re taking some time to focus on a few of the talented individuals involved in making Circus 1903 such a death-defying, breathtaking experience. Read More ›

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Circus 1903 Creates A New Kind of Elephant for The Ring—With Giant Puppets!

It’s true—professional puppetry has put elephants back under the big top in an amazing way. But before we go any further, there are absolutely no real animals featured in Circus 1903 — The Golden Age of Circus! Just some excellent, extremely lifelike elephant puppets that will melt your heart (especially baby Peanut!). With the June 6 opening of the show coming closer, it’s time to introduce you to the puppet masters behind these incredible constructions. We mean, animals! Read More ›