Circo Comedia

Byham Theater & area schools
March 512
Various times

Ready to put a spring in your step and be immersed in thrilling live theater? Get set to LOL as a family, as you witness the fast-paced feats, side-splitting comedy and daredevil stunts of Canadian theatrical sensation, Circo Comedia.

The astounding all-ages show features the talents of master equilibrist, juggler, trick cyclist, acrobat, and magician Jean Saucier and burlesque clown, roller skater and drummer Patrick Côté. How’s that for an impressive résumé?

Don’t miss this very dynamic duo as they keep bring the renowned tradition of the Quebec Circus to Pittsburgh audiences.  Watch on the edge of your seat as Saucier performs awe-inspiring acts from dizzying heights as his innocent side-kick Côté does his best to play the role of loyal assistant.

An eccentric family favorite, the show’s signature style is packed with distinctive humor, acrobatic tricks, magic skits, and unforgettable moments.

Circo Comedia performances take place from March 5 through March 12 at the Byham Theater downtown, and at the following area schools: Penn Hills High School, Marshall Middle School, Avonworth Primary Center, Mellon Middle School, and Seneca Valley Senior High School. Children under two are free but require a lap pass to attend. Buy tickets.

If you have a budding playwright, actor or set designer in your clan, don’t miss the entire Citizens Bank Children’s Theater Series—featuring live productions and professional companies from around the world—as well as the signature annual festival in May.

Those look for adventurous theater for the tweens and teens in your life should check out the EQT Bridge Theater Series, which includes imaginative productions based on popular books, topical issues, historical themes and current events—all geared toward kids ages 7 to 15.

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Jennifer Baron

Jennifer has worked at the Mattress Factory, Brooklyn Museum of Art and Dahesh Museum of Art and is co-author of Pittsburgh Signs Project: 250 Signs of Western Pennsylvania. She also is co-coordinator...