Circus Amok Summer Schedule

Circus Amok, New York’s radical, community oriented, political free Summer in the Parks Circus is up and about again for summer 2008.

This year’s show is called “SUB-PRIME SUBLIME” and will feature the following:

Acrobatic Economists, Fantastical Free-Falling Free Markets, Tenanacious Tenants, Querelous Quarks, Neurotic Neutrons, Vaulting Villains, Stupendous Stilters, Disco Dorothy, Lions and Tigers and Zebras Oh My!

They will be performing throughout the five boroughs of New York, primarily in the parks from Sept 5-28.

Here’s the schedule:

SAT, SEPT 6 – UPPER WEST SIDE – Riverside Park – 2pm & 5pm
79th Street & Riverside Drive

SUN, SEPT 7– CONEY ISLAND, BROOKLYN – Coney Island – 2pm & 5pm
West 10th Street & Surf Avenue

Miller & Dumont Avenues

WED, SEPT 10 – FT GREENE, BROOKLYN – Ft. Greene Park – 5:30pm
Myrtle Avenue & St. Edward’s Street

FRI, SEPT 12 – SOUTH BRONX – St. Mary’s Park – 5pm
St. Ann’s Avenue & St. Mary’s Street

SAT, SEPT 13 – LONG ISLAND CITY, QUEENS – Socrates Sculpture Park – 3pm
Broadway & Vernon Boulevard

SUN, SEPT 14 – PROSPECT PARK, BROOKLYN – Prospect Park – 2pm & 5pm
Enter @ 9th Street & Prospect Park West
Show is at the base of the grassy hill near the dog beach.

WED, SEPT 17 – LOWER MANHATTAN – Columbus Park – 5:30pm
Mulberry & Worth Streets

FRI, SEPT 19 – SUNSET PARK, BROOKLYN – Sunset Park – 5:30pm
6th Avenue & 41st Street

SAT, SEPT 20 – GREENWICH VILLAGE – Washington Square – 2pm & 5pm
University Place & Washington Square South

SUN, SEPT 21 – HARLEM – Marcus Garvey – 2pm & 5pm
Madison Avenue & 122nd Street

WED, SEPT 24 – WILLIAMSBURG, BROOKLYN – Bedford Playground – 5pm
Bedford Avenue & South 9th Street

FRI, SEPT 26 – LOWER MANHATTAN –Battery Park – 1pm & 5pm
Castle Clinton Plaza

SAT, SEPT 27 – LOWER EAST SIDE – Seward Park – 4pm
Canal & Essex Streets

SUN, SEPT 28 – EAST VILLAGE – Tompkins Square – 12pm & 3pm
Avenue A & East 7th Street

Visit WWW.CIRCUSAMOK.ORG for late-breaking news and weather updates

They are also seeking volunteers for each and every show. You can run away and join the circus for the day. If you’d like to join them for the day, please send an email to, or call 802-274-0502.


CIRCUS AMOK is NYC’s internationally-acclaimed one-ring FREE traveling circus. Since 1994 they’ve been bringing fabulous, political circus spectacle to more than 10,000 diverse audience members in the parks of NYC each season. From East New York to the East Village, Jamaica to Harlem, CIRCUS AMOK dazzles audiences with their mix of circus skills and variety arts, puppetry and music, glitter, grime and glamour as they tackle tough issues that touch New Yorkers: immigration, affordable housing, quality public education, police-community relations, healthcare for all.

For more info, visit

Here’s a video from YouTube:

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