CIRCUS MINIMUS, One-Man Circus in-a-Suitcase?

Circus Minimus-The One-Man Circus in-a-Suitcase

CIRCUS MINIMUS, One-Man Circus in-a-Suitcase?

Waterfront Museum | Red Hook

In a return to the great days of CircusSundays, the Waterfront Museum in Red Hook brings CIRCUS MINIMUS - The One-Man Circus in-a-Suitcase to their unique performance space on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 2pm.

Kevin O’Keefe’s One-Man Circus gives everyone an opportunity to participate in an enthralling, whimsical celebration of the imagination. This show has been performed around the globe over 500 times. From a suitcase, an entire circus emerges: tent, band, lights, the boisterous ringmaster Steve Fitzpatrick, the officious Mervin Merkle, the incredible Bumbilini Family, the Magician to the Stars Clyde Zerbini, and Keefer–an innocent trying to runaway and join the circus.

However, the most important performers emerge from the audience. Each performance becomes a dialogue between the characters and the audience–a light-hearted collaboration.

Kevin has traveled the world since 1985 to both teach and study circus, theater and yoga. He has directed residencies and performances that have touched the lives of over 100,000 children and their families. In 2001 he was honored an Excellence in Education award from the International Jugglers Association. For five years Kevin was an instructor at the Big Apple Circus School in Harlem, New York. He is the founder and past president of the American Youth Circus Organization. As a NYC-based Equity and SAG actor Kevin has performed on stage, screen and television.

The New Yorker magazine recently wrote “Circus Minimus taps into the imaginative powers of children while giving them solid circus skills.”

For Tickets call the smartix box office at (877) 238-5596  or click here. Tickets at the door if available. Adults: $20 Kids under 16: $15.

The Waterfront Museum, founded in 1985, is located in Red Hook, Brooklyn. It is housed aboard the 1914 Lehigh Valley Barge #79, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Its mission is to:

  • provide free and low-cost opportunities for education, exhibition, and the performance arts;
  • promote historic preservation and our maritime heritage and an understanding of the importance of our water highway for commerce, carrying commuters, culture, and recreation;
  • provide public access to waterfront piers, their unparalleled vistas and recreational opportunities;
  • be an active voice for public waterfront access issues up and down the river.

Come aboard! The Museum offers free Open Boat Tours every Thursday 4-8pm and Saturday 1-5pm. In addition, we are open year-round for school and group tours by appointment and feature many performances, art exhibits, and other special events throughout the year.

Our Red Hook homeport, across the street from the Fairway Market, is also home to a wonderful pier, garden and unbeatable views of the sunset over Lady Liberty.

CIRCUS MINIMUS - The One-Man Circus in-a-Suitcase. Sunday, May 6, 2018

 

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