“PURE UNADULTERATED ENERGY!”
ACCLAIMED UNIVERSOUL CIRCUS BRINGS
THEIR BIG TOP FILLED WITH BIG TIME FUN TO
NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY AND WESTCHESTER MARCH 29 – MAY 29
See The Fresh Clownsss – “JuJu On That Beat”Internet Dance Sensation
Friends and family of all ages, it’s time to get charged up for big time fun and the high-flying Big Top adventure of a lifetime as UniverSoul Circus returns to the New York metropolitan area. UniverSoul Circus, America’s premier family entertainment attraction, delivers a brand new exciting production for all to enjoy in 2017.
UniverSoul Circus will perform a total of 116 new shows in Brooklyn, Queens, Newark and, for the first time ever, in Mount Vernon, NY. Tickets are on sale now at Ticketmaster.com or 1-800-653-8000 or 866-448-7849.
Now in its 24th season, UniverSoul Circus returns stronger than ever,boasting some of the most phenomenal acts ever to grace center ring. Returning by popular demand – viral internet sensations – The Fresh Clownsss, from Detroit. Come find out why The Fresh Clownsss and their energetic and infectious dance moves have won over audiences and become a Youtube sensation with their popular dance, “JuJu On That Beat,” garnering millions of views.
“Come to our show and get ready for some pure un-adulterated energy under the Big Top,” said Founder and CEO Cedric Walker. “Our show is bigger and more explosive than ever with acts that are going to blow your mind. Come on out to the show; sing and dance and free your mind. Come Un-Limit Yourself!”
Also appearing at UniverSoul, the Xtreme Bikes from Chicago and upstate New York will get your adrenaline pumping through the roof with crazy Freestyle Motocross stunts that will blow your mind. And returning after a few years away from the big top are the Bone Breaking Contortionists from Guinea. Families will witness an amazing array of international human and animal talent including Roller Skaters (Home country: Ethiopia), Elephants (USA), Teeter Board & Hand Vaulting (Gabon, Guinea, Ethiopia), Mixed Animal Act (Mexico) featuring Zebras and Camels, Aerial Silks (China), Horses (Gabon, Guinea, Russia), and perennial favorites Caribbean Dancers (Trinidad and Tobago).
Leading the charge this year is Ringmaster Lucky Malatsi of South Africa, a multitalented entertainer who brings his unbridled energy to center ring. Lucky, 27, has been with UniverSoul Circus in a wide range of capacities during his 15 years with the company – from Contortionist and Hip Hop dancer to Trapeze Artist. Lucky has done it all and travels with his wife and two young kids where they make their home on the circus’ backlot.
Joining Lucky will be the amazing and beloved pint-sized Ringmaster’s Sidekick extraordinaire, Zeke! Zeke has held his esteemed position with the circus since the very first show in 1994.
WHAT: UniverSoul Circus plays Brooklyn (39 shows)
WHEN: Wednesday, March 29 thru Sunday, April 16
WHERE: Floyd Bennett Field @ Aviator Sports (Just down from Kings Plaza Mall)
3159 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11234 Note: Free shuttle bus service will be available from Junction / Flatbush Ave. subway stop
WHAT: UniverSoul Circus plays Queens (38 shows)
WHEN: Wednesday, April 19 thru Sunday, May 7
WHERE: Roy Wilkins Park, Merrick Blvd. and Baisley Blvd., Jamaica, NY 11434
WHAT: UniverSoul Circus Plays Newark, NJ (13 shows)
WHEN: Tuesday, May 9 thru Sunday, May 14
WHERE: 430 Broad St., Newark, NJ 07102 (Across from Broad Street Train Station. Next to the Old Riverfront Bears Stadium)
WHAT: UniverSoul Circus Plays Mount Vernon, NY for the first time (26 shows)
WHEN: Tuesday, May 16 thru Monday, May 29
WHERE: Hutchinson Field, 655 Garden Ave., Mount Vernon, NY 10550
Visit www.universoulcircus.com for more info, ticket prices, show times, and schedules. Ticket prices
range from $16 through $40. Prices vary by venue and by day. Also follow us on https://www.facebook.com/universoulcircus/?fref=ts , https://twitter.com/UniverSoulCirc and https://www.instagram.com/universoulcircus/
About UniverSoul Circus
UniverSoul is a highly interactive combination of circus arts, theater, and music that spans genres including Pop, Classic R&B, Latin, Hip Hop, Jazz and Gospel. It embraces and celebrates the unique and familiar aspects of pop culture globally by bringing them center stage with a cast of international performers. UniverSoul Circus is rated as one of the top two circuses along with Cirque du Soleil. UniverSoul’s fresh approach to family-friendly live entertainment has garnered it a coveted spot as one of Ticketmaster’s top ten most requested family events, along with other shows including Sesame Street Live, Disney on Ice, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular. The circus was founded 24 years ago in Atlanta by concert and theatre promoter, Cedric Walker.