NY Circus Season In Full Swing

Once again, there's a bevy of NY Circus & Clown Entertainment right now, if you want to go.
(Courtesy of the NY Times)

  • THE BIG APPLE CIRCUS is celebrating its 31st season of family entertainment with “Play On!,” through Jan. 18 in Lincoln Center‘s Damrosch Park; bigapplecircus.org.
    (there's also a great review in the NY Times of the show here)

  • SPIEGELWORLD ends its run this weekend in the Spiegeltent at the South Street Seaport in Lower Manhattan, with performances of “Absinthe,” “Désir” and “Gazillionaire’s Late Nite Lounge,” burlesque-style shows geared for adults; spiegelworld.com.

  • ‘WINTUK,’ Cirque du Soleil’s family show about a boy’s search for snow, will run through Jan. 4 in the WaMu Theater at Madison Square Garden; cirquedusoleil.com.

  • ‘BIRDHOUSE FACTORY,’ a Chaplinesque piece for all ages by Cirque Mechanics in which factory workers turn into circus performers, will begin a monthlong run on Nov. 14 at the New Victory Theater in Times Square; newvictory.org.

  • THE BINDLESTIFF FAMILY CIRKUS’S CAVALCADE OF YOUTH, all under the age of 21, will juggle, clown and twirl on Nov. 16 at the Zipper Factory Theater on West 37th Street, Manhattan; bindlestiff.org or thezipperfactory.com. ANNE MANCUSO

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