Melbourne’s original world-famous and ground-breaking Circus Oz is back in the Melbourne Comedy Festival after 30 years with a fresh and all-new show. A fun filled extravaganza performed by a multi-generational ensemble for a multi-generational audience that you don’t want to miss.

Experience a collision of comedy, clown, acrobatics, skipping, bows and arrows, beauty, muscles, music, flying trapeze, juggling, slapstick, crazy antics and daredevilry by the hand of an eclectic ensemble spanning 6 decades. It will leave you breathless, laughing, and wanting to backflip home.

Directed by Nicci Wilks. Devised and performed by Debra Batton, Sharon Gruenert and Spenser Inwood (Casting Off), Jarred Dewey and Olivia Porter (Yummy and Party Ghost), Flip Kammerer (Fantasia Fitness), Leo Pentland (Blunderland), Carl Polke and Chris Lewis (Los Cojones, Squawkestra, Bush Gothic, Wiki People), with cameo appearances from circus legends.

For 45 years Circus Oz has been touring Australia and the World, from a glass Opera House in the Brazilian rainforest to London’s Queen Elizabeth Hall. From multiple seasons on 42nd Street New York, to Garma Festival in Arnhem Land, from Warrnambool to Warragul. “Immensely skilled, thrilling, exhilarating, marvellous entertainment.” Sydney Morning Herald.

For two weeks only in The Forum. Outrageous fun for all ages. Don’t miss this!



Date: 7 - 23 April 2023
Time: 2.30pm, 6.00pm & 8.45pm
Location: Forum Theatre Downstairs
Cost: $27-$90
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