November 15, 2023

Holiday Variety Show From Cirque du Soleil

GRAVITY DEFYING: Cirque’s holiday show, coming to New Brunswick’s State Theatre New Jersey, is filled with acrobats, contortionists, and aerialists.

State Theatre New Jersey presents “A Magical Cirque Christmas — A Holiday Variety Show” on Friday, December 1 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $39-$99. 

This production features world-class acrobats, contortionists, and aerialists performing to a holiday musical score. Featured acts include Jonathan Rinny (rolla bolla, unicycle, juggling performer) and Aryn Shelander (contortionist and aerial foot archer). Rinny is a fourth-generation circus artist. Shelander is trained in Mongolian contortion and is the creator of aerial archery.

“This year, we have reimagined every aspect of ‘A Magical Cirque Christmas.’ Our team of visionary artists and creators have crafted a show that promises to mesmerize audiences of all ages,” said Co-Directors Louanne Madorma and Mark “Swany” Swanhart. “Get ready for a fusion of holiday charm, a musical sleighride, and visual breathtaking performances. We believe that Christmas is a time for making memories so mark your calendars for the most anticipated A Magical Cirque Christmas ever.”

The State Theatre is at 15 Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick. Visit
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