LONE STAR CIRCUS’® Forever is the family-friendly show families crave. Entertaining yet mysterious with moments of pure comedy make this show appealing to all ages. Did I mention there was a moment that I thoroughly enjoyed where my husband was brought up on stage with the clowns. The smile on my daughter’s face was worth every moment. Although I can’t guarantee your family members will be selected to go on stage, I can guarantee that you will have a great time at the Dallas Children’s Theater.
In a fun and daring tribute to the birth of the modern circus, Dallas’ own Lone Star Circus® brought jugglers, acrobats, clowns, and four-legged performers from around the world together in the all-new show, FOREVER! Jugglers, Thank you Lone Star Circus for giving my family complimentary tickets in exchange for this review. All opinions are my own.
All About Lone Star Circus Forever
A perfect place to experience the Circus
Admittedly, it was our first visit to the Dallas Children’s Theatre but it won’t be our last. The theatre in itself isn’t tiny, but it’s not overly huge either which means there isn’t a bad seat in the house. I love how it makes the performance a more intimate experience. Plenty of bathrooms and options for parents to sneak out if they need to with children if they get loud. This is definitely a place for families to enjoy themselves. I can’t wait to bring my family back for future performances.
Lone Star Circus Forever Pre-Show Activities
Upon our arrival, we were immediately immersed in the circus culture. The performers in the lobby were extra special because they were young. Very impressive to say the least.
They invited guests to get in on the action. Reese was in heaven. We have only watched The Greatest Showman a million times, so naturally this kind of performance is right up our alley. Fans of the movie will be pleasantly surprised to hear one of the film’s hits in one of the acts.
Lone Star Circus Forever
FOREVER puts a modern day spin on the circus and explains how the circus is in all of our hearts. It tells the story of how the Circus came to be. Through that storyline, there are a variety of acts patrons will experience including a few from furry pals.
Although everyone in the show was insanely talented, the acts that stand out in my mind are the Trick Roping, Aerial hoop and juggling performances. When I asked my daughter which ones were her favorite, she couldn’t pick simply stating, “They were all great!” Also, The lighting, sound and music were perfect! The clowns, The Acero Brothers, were a fantastic element of the show that provided moments of pure laughter. Pretty sure my daughter was most impressed by them.
Many of the performers are from families that have been in the circus for several generations. Did you know that Fanny Kerwich, Founder and Creative Director of Lone Star Circus, belongs to an eight generation well known French circus family? Through shows like Lone Star Circus Forever, families can experience the joys of the Circus for the first time or many times after.
“This year marks the 250th anniversary of the circus in America. Like everything in life, the circus will change to capture the hearts of new generations,” said Fanny Kerwich, Founder and Creative Director of the nonprofit circus. “However, some things always remain the same including witnessing the timeless artistry of talented circus performers. The circus is forever.”
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AJ Silver brings his magnificent trick roping, and Ernesto Fassio is a master of spellbinding hand balancing. Jose Dominguez brings high energy with his “Dominguez Poodle Review.” With Brando Anastasini mesmerizing on the low wire, and Amauri Da Silva’s juggling that will induce smiles, there will be many oohs and aahs coming from the house. Kelli Brown-Ramazini beautifully dances trapeze, and on duo lyra, Gitana Doyle & Emily Fassio will also delight. Liam Shalom is breathtaking with the cordelisse (rope). Finally, the Campa Family of clowns will add their own brand of funny, and Riz Ilyas’ joyful pony will leave audiences thrilled.
How long is Lone Star Circus Forever?
Lone Star Circus’ Forever showtimes
When: December 28, 2018 – January 1, 2018
Performance Dates and Times: (The show lasts approximately 2 hours)
- Friday, December 28, 7:30 PM – Opening Night
- Saturday, December 29, 10:30 AM
- Saturday, December 29, 1:30 PM
- Saturday, December 29, 5:30 PM
- Sunday, December 30, 1:30 PM
- Sunday, December 30, 5:30 PM
- Monday, December 31, 1:30 PM
- Monday, December 31, 5:30 PM
- Tuesday, January 1, 1:30 PM
Lone Star Circus’ Forever Ticket Information
With only nine performances slated for FOREVER, patrons should buy tickets early to ensure they’ll experience jaw-dropping feats from world-class performers while creating memories that will last…forever. Tickets range from $22-$48 and can be purchased online at dct.org. Group rates available for parties of 10 or more. Call the Box Office for details, 214-740-0051.