The Circus of Horrors – Voodoo comes to Newport

 

CIRCUS of Horrors is world-renowned for its gang of “freaks” from all over the globe who perform gruesome acts in a burlesque style circus show and it’s Dr Haze and his circus troop are heading to back to Wales with a brand new show Voodoo.

Awoken by a Ouija board the curse of the Voodoo is causing devastation.
The spectacular features an amazing amalgamation of bizarre & fantastic circus acts act’s all woven into a sensational shock / horror storey and the darkest of magic – taking the show to a whole new level, it’s powered along by a Devil driven soundscape & performed with a forked tongue firmly in each cheek, you’ll certainly Die Laughing.

The Circus of Horrors is part way through its UK tour, taking in around 100 theatres, 2017 was hugely successful for the show, performing in more Theatres than virtually any other show, featured in huge music festivals around the World.

The brand new show, Voodoo includes an amazing amalgamation of bizarre, brave & beautiful acts, a rock n roll sound scape of mainly original songs & performed with a forked tongue firmly in each cheek.

2018 will be a huge time for Circus as they celebrate 250 years since its birth in London. The brain child of Sergeant Major Philip Astley, the father of modern circus. Astley’s vision & invention went on to become a major art form throughout the world ever since.

However circus has changed more in the past 30 years than in its proud 250 year history, with the emergence of Cirque Du Soleil, Circus Archaos & from the UK The Circus of Horrors.

The Circus of Horrors started it’s gruesome begging’s at the 1995 Glastonbury Festival and became an instant hit, touring all over the world from Chile to Chatham, Argentina to Aberdeen, Japan to Jersey including festival appearances with Alice Cooper, Eminem, Motley Crue, Oasis, Iron Maiden, The Manic St Preachers, Foo Fighters, Rammstien and many more.

It is not the 1st time however that The Circus of Horrors has created history, it became the only circus ever to reach the finals of Britain’s Got Talent and the 1st Circus to perform in London’s West End for over 100 years, & the only Circus to perform in a single venue in London (The Roundhouse) for an astounding 24 weeks, (previous record was 17 weeks).

In addition to BGT it’s appearances on various other TV shows have turned what set out as a cult show into a household name, without compromise – taking the extreme to the mainstream, Its TV credits now also boast The X Factor, The Slammer, Daybreak, Fairground Attractions, Who wants to be a Millionaire, Body Shockers, Fake Reaction, This Morning, Ant & Dec, The One Show  & A Royal Command Performance.

It is certain that ‘Circus’, and its relevance in 2018 will become a talking point throughout the year and The Circus of Horrors, the UK’s front runner in contemporary / alternative circus is sure to feature heavily.

 

Catch the Circus of Horror’s new show Voodoo

Newport Riverside theatre – 

Cardiff New theatre  – 

Tickets – https://www.circusofhorrors.co.uk

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