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On today's episode, Josh and Lyndsay recount their trip to D.C. to see the Big Apple Circus, news relating to the president and the circus nightclub The Act, Miss Behave Gameshow's trip to the Sydney Opera House, and a new Broadway revival that includes a goat sacrifice. They also sit down for an interview with Ross Mollison and Harry M Howie -- the team behind Spiegelworld's latest production in Las Vegas titled Opium. They talk about their new circus and variety creation, outer space, McDonald's apple pies, and much more.
On today's episode Josh and Lyndsay talk about their new circus and dance show designed for virtual reality, their latest trip to San Diego and Las Vegas where they saw The Miss Behave Game Show and Piff The Magic Dragon, drama in the industry press about the Cirque De Demain Festival, and new performing circus animals bans in the UK. They also travel to the East Village to interview circus educator and legend Hovey Burgess. Hovey taught 100 semesters at NYU as well as at Julliard, Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Clown College, Sarah Lawrence College, and Circo Dell'Arte; he's also performed on stage with Circus Flora, Hunt Bros Circus, Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus, Bindlestiff Family Cirkus, Electric Circus, Patterson Brothers Circus and Toledo Zoo Wild Animal Show. If you enjoy today's episode please rate the podcast on Apple Podcasts and share it with your friends. Have a great week!
On this week's episode, Josh and Lyndsay discuss the recent Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain and their favorite act (spoiler, its Barcode!), new #MeToo allegations surrounding Sleep No More, and they announce the release date for Hideaway Circus's upcoming 360 virtual reality circus and dance experience. Also on today's episode, Josh and Lyndsay interview Peter Harding, Suzanne Cleary, and Jonny Reed who make up the hand-tapping and Irish step dancing viral sensation, Up and Over It. They talk about their time on Broadway with Riverdance, creating a viral video that launched a variety career, and about devising new and unusual types of performance
On this week's episode Josh and Lyndsay remember the late and incredibly talented circus artist Raphael Cruz, they also discuss some of the dark #MeToo news coming out the circus industry, Cirque Du Soleil's latest $200 million dollar project in China, and update listeners with the on going legal fight between Ringling Bros (aka Feld Entertainment) and Kid Rock. They also sit down for an interview with Samantha Smith, who was a lead character and the contortionist in the Australian version of Hideaway Circus's SLUMBER. We talk with her about life starting in Perth and performing career in London as well as how to survive and be successful in the circus industry with out going to an elite level training program.
On this week's episode, Josh and Lyndsay talk about new developments in the circus industry including a Cambodian circus called Phare Circus, Big Apple Circus's tour route, Hovey Burgess's retirement, Circus Flora's new home, and spend the majority of the episode talking about the health and state of Cirque Du Soleil. They call up business and management guru Brett Derby to help dissect what is going on with Cirque and what the plans of their new ownership might ultimately be.