Suspended Cirque featured on BOSTON.COM

Posted by: on May 30, 2011

Ben Franklin and Megan Loomis perform. (Photo: Alden Fulcomer)

Boston Globe correspondent Karen Campbell interviewed Suspended Cirque co-founder Benjamin Franklin for this article about Suspended Cirque, and our upcoming performance at the Boston Center for the Arts this week.

“Welcome to Suspended Cirque’s “UnTamed: The Wild Underground,’’ a world premiere aerial circus theater work commissioned by the Boston Center for the Arts, to be performed Thursday night. Proceeds from the event will benefit various programs at the BCA.”

“Through Canadian companies like Cirque du Soleil and Cirque Éloize, productions that blend aerial acrobatics and circus skills with music, dance, and theatrical narrative have become mainstream entertainment. The five-member New York troupe Suspended Cirque is considerably more modest in scope, and the resulting intimacy is part of the point.”

Read the whole article here: http://www.boston.com/ae/theater_arts

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