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Flatbed Follies

Flatbed Follies cast and crew – by Maike Schulz. Hi Rez
August 7, 1 pm5 pm.
FREE

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THIS WEEKEND

 

Washington Heights (Manhattan) and Jackson Heights (Queens) are the latest stops on the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus’ Flatbed Follies “Summer of Joy” Tour

SATURDAY and SUNDAY : FREE performances

 

Program is supported by NYC’s Department of Transportation

 

 

WHO:               Bindlestiff Family Cirkus

 

WHAT:             As part of its summer-long five borough “Summer of Joy” Tour, the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus brings its innovative Flatbed Follies production to Plaza de las Americas in Washington Heights on Saturday and Jackson Heights in Queens on Sunday.

 

No two Bindlestiff shows are ever the same and audiences can always expect the unexpected. This weekend, Miss YaYa Vargas hosts and sings and there will be acrobats, plate spinning,  juggling, aerialists, hair-hanging, Rolla Bolla, wire walking, performing dogs and the Bindlestiff Clown Alley. Performances take place on the unique rolling parade float-style stages created specifically for circus and variety performances.  All shows are FREE to the public.

 

FULL LINEUP OF PERFORMERS:

Yaya Vargas – Host and Singer

Ermiyas Muluken – Rolla Bolla and freestanding ladder
Logan Kerr – wire walker
Keith Nelson – plate spinning
Kyle Driggs – juggling
Andrea Murillo – aerial hair hang
Ellie Steingraeber – hoops and aerial
Dextre Tripp – performing dogs
Joel Jeske, Deborah Lohse, Mariko Iwasa – Bindlestiff Clown Alley

 

WHEN/WHERE:

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6

1:00pm & 4:30pm : Plaza de las Americas at Bway & W. 175th Street, Wash. Heights (MANHATTAN)

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 7

1:00pm & 4:00pm : 34th Avenue between 93rd & 94th St, Jackson Heights (QUEENS)

 

 

About the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus

For over 25 years, The Bindlestiff Family Cirkus has been presenting classic American circus tradition with its own

uniquely contemporary spin.  Its hybrid of vaudeville, circus, comedy, burlesque, live original music, and sideshow

has enthralled audiences across the United States and around the world. The New York Times said of the

Bindlestiffs, “There are certain things that make New York City so incredibly special. And this is one of them.”

 

For information about where the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus Flatbed Follies will be appearing this summer, visit www.Bindlestiff.org.

 

Produced by Bindlestiff Family Variety Arts, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization devoted to the preservation and evolution of the variety arts. This project is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Transportation.

 

 

MEDIA COVERAGE WELCOME!

 

 

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