About This Show

“When this is all over, some of us will find out that we’re considerably better than we thought, and others much, much worse.” It’s 1930s Brandenburg and fascist whispers are growing to shouts. Many are leaving the country, but Waldo and his troupe of acrobats, clowns and conjurors are staying. Every night, they dedicate themselves to the entertainment of others. Hidden beneath the glamour of Waldo’s big top is a story of forbidden love which balances on the tightwire. It’s a tale of courage, resistance, and the transformative power of love when the world is falling apart.

All performances are chilled, BSL interpreted, captioned and audio described

Show Details

Running Time: 2hr 0min (0 intermissions)
Dates: Opening Night: 14 March 2023 Final Performance: 01 April 2023
Location: Bristol Old Vic, Bristol

King Street,



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