The thrill of circus, the mayhem of Mozart!
Straight from the score and onto the stage, the man known as Mozart appears amid a storm of powder, tumbling and twirling, as musical mayhem and movement fuse in this family show with a circus twist.
To those who know him, he is Wolfgang, the dart-playing ratbag. To those who are watching and listening, he is the wigged genius Mozart. Come and discover his irrepressible spirit and vibrant compositions through physical comedy and mischievous antics.
Designed to amaze people from the age of three and upwards, Wolfgang’s Magical Musical Circus reinvents the composer’s magical music in a skilful and illuminating show featuring Circa’s dexterous daredevil artists and a live accordionist. Watch as the notes are physically lifted off the page as performers bring the renowned compositions to life amidst a storm of powder, tumbles and crashes, all under the eccentric swirl of the conductor’s baton.
Created by Yaron Lifschitz with Benjamin Knapton and the Circa Ensemble.
Director Yaron Lifschitz
Associate Director Benjamin Knapton
Music Mozart and Quincy Grant
Lighting Designer Geoff Squires
Technical Director Jason Organ
Costume Designer Libby McDonnell
Assistant Costume Designer Selene Cochrane
Artistic Consultants Darcy Grant & Scott Wit
Circa Australia and New Zealand Danielle Kellie
Commissioned by The Art Centre Wyong. Circa acknowledges the assistance of the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body and the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.
Circa respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands, waters and seas on which we work and live paying respects to Elders past, present and future.
Image by Damien Bredburg
★★★★ “The show is gilded with comedy that had all ages laughing with raucous enthusiasm, and the music keeps the carousel turning at a frenetic pace.” Brisbane Times
“...manic and magical.” The Guardian, UK
★★★★ The List, UK
“...a must-see show for all the family.” Edinburgh Life With Kids, UK
Suitable for all ages, recommended for those aged 3 years and older.
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