Aerobics for The Imagination

From France comes a one-ring wonder that makes a circus out of acrobatics, clowning -- and the audience's dreams

There is only a bare stage, the magic tricks are purposely corny, and the largest wild animal is made of chairs. The entire troupe, including costumes and apparatus, could fit into a clown car with room left over for a family of four. This is far too modest to be the greatest show on earth. How about something simpler: a one-ring wonder. The sweetest little circus this side of Barnum.

Le Cirque Invisible has the wit and wonder of some half-remembered childhood reverie, as well as some of the contemporary sass of Penn and Teller. But Le Cirque is not quite...

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