WESTPORT, Conn. Kids and children at heart will have a chance to see acrobats, a contortionist, jugglers and other performers as the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus comes to Westports Levitt Pavilion Wednesday.
Not your average circus, the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus is a hybrid of vaudeville, circus, Wild West Shows, burlesque and sideshow. Founded in 1995, the troupe has entertained audiences around the world.
Wednesdays performance begins at 7 p.m. at the Levitt. For anyone whos ever wondered what its like to be in a circus, there will also be a pre-show training camp from 5 to 7 p.m. Participants can learn the secrets behind juggling, low-wire, plate-spinning, hula-hoop, and more. There will also be demonstrations by professional circus artists.
Show-only tickets are $15 each for children, students and seniors, and $25 each for adults. Deluxe tickets, which include the pre-show camp and the circus, are $25 each for children, students and seniors, and are $35 for adults.
Food and drink will be sold at event, which is being sponsored by the Westport Young Womans League. Proceeds from this event benefit the campaign for a new Levitt Pavilion. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling 866-811-4111.
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