Circus Acts at Old Chinatown Theatre

tree of smoke circus

I went to a charming, inspiring, wonderful local theatre show over the weekend in a fascinating old theatre in Chinatown that I’d never even noticed before. It was lovely.

In the Tree of Smoke

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The show is called In The Tree of Smoke. The performances offer a terrific combination of aerial dance, crazy contortionist displays, clowning and an almost-burlesque edge. It’s a two-hour show with a brief intermission and it consists of about a dozen independent little performances that all merge together to present the idea that beauty and art and creativity can thrive even when money is lacking.

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