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Circus Smirkus is coming to Wachusett Mountain

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Circus Smirkus will be performing four shows at Wachusett Mountain.

Region -  Circus Smirkus, the award-winning, nonprofit traveling youth circus, will be performing its new show, “Oz Incorporated,” at Wachusett Mountain in mid-July as a benefit for the Worcester Jewish Community Center (JCC).

This summer, Circus Smirkus, based in Greensboro, Vt. is celebrating its 26-year tradition of bringing joy and magic to towns all over the Northeast. The troupe is composed of 29 performers ages 11 to 18 who hail from California, Florida, Kentucky, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Vermont and Washington – as well as the United Kingdom,  Mexico and Cuba. The show is billed as a new take on the classic, “The Wizard of Oz” and will showcase traditional circus acts such as acrobatics, high wire, and comedy.

Show times are Saturday, July 13 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. and Sunday, July 14, 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Tickets are $22 for adults and $18 for kids ages 2-12 and can be purchased by calling 1-877-SMIRKUS (1-877-764-7587) toll-free or by visiting smirkus.org. The performances are sponsored by Big Y, DCU Kids, Bancroft School, Bay State Parents, The Landmark, Gray Group at UBS, Adult and Pediatric Dermatology, Liberty Hill and AAA.  To see a preview of the show, visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cEswqDNW4J8&feature=youtu.be.

The Worcester JCC, located at 633 Salisbury St., has members from all over central Mass.  The center offers opportunities to work out, take classes, see films, and join groups. They also have a preschool, after school programs and summer camp.  Membership is open to people of all races, religions, and ethnic backgrounds.   For more information visit www.worcesterjcc.org.

Worcester JCC members (l to r) Jody Fredman, Shannon Nolley, Jess Bader and Cynthia Gray hold a sign announcing the upcoming shows.

Worcester JCC members (l to r) Jody Fredman, Shannon Nolley, Jess Bader and Cynthia Gray hold a sign announcing the upcoming shows.

Traditional circus acts such as high wire will be showcased.

Traditional circus acts such as high wire will be showcased.

 

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