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iPhoto caption: Photo courtesy of Cirque du Soleil.

REVIEW: Cirque du Soleil is back in town, an echo of circuses past

It should say something about the Cirque du Soleil brand that even a show like ECHO — unclear in concept and messy around the edges — is a great time for audience members of all ages.

By Aisling Murphy / May 13, 2024

REVIEW: Kooza at Cirque du Soleil

Sure, the story’s thin, the popcorn’s expensive, and your anxiety will spike watching humans plummet to near-death. But who cares?

By Aisling Murphy / Apr 23, 2023

REVIEW: Anthropic Traces at Balancing on the Edge/A Girl in the Sky Productions/Thin Edge New Music Collective

Circus? Yes, definitely. Experimental music concert? Yep. Powerful statement on cultural hegemony? That too.

By Aisling Murphy / Aug 2, 2022

REVIEW: Kurios at Cirque du Soleil

Kurios, save for some questionable representation, is fantastic: its context is a mess. Both can be true.

By Aisling Murphy / Apr 15, 2022