UniverSoul Circus returns to Philadelphia for 20th season

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PHILADELPHIA, PA - The UniverSoul Circus is in Philadelphia for the next month!

Dozens of performers let PHL17 reporter, Matt Alba, attempt some of their acts.

UniverSoul Circus is in its 20th anniversary season in Fairmount Park (next to Mann Center) with 47 grand shows from November 3-27, 2016.

Philadelphia will serve as the ultimate finale and serve as UniverSoul’s final stop for their 2016 tour. A big top spectacle of global proportions, this milestone edition is ready to take fans of all ages on an unforgettable journey of light, sound and soul. Get ready for electrifying, edge-of-your-seat performances. Hailed as the most interactive circus in the world, UniverSoul Circus promises to be a show you will never forget.

Tickets on sale now for $19 to $30 via Ticketmaster.com or by calling (800) 745-3000

As has become its trademark after 23 years in business, UniverSoul Circus will present a multicultural/multinational cast of rock-star performers. Only under the UniverSoul Circus one ring big top will you be lucky enough to witness the Comedy Dog Act from Chile, Caribbean Dynasty from Trinidad and Tobago, Contortionists from Ethiopia, Magical Tigers and disco dancing Elephants from the United States. New acts to Philadelphia this year will include Russian Bar from Cuba, Aerial Duet from Colombia, Pagoda Bowl Acrobats from China and Airborne Motorcycles from California. The entire line-up will help this tour de force of circus artistry bridge cultures from around the world.

“Just like the circular ring in which it sits, UniverSoul celebrates cultures from around the world and brings them together under the big top,” said Founder and CEO Cedric Walker. “At this time in our history we need to come together, to embrace and learn from each other. I believe the circus naturally brings people together. In 23 years of searching for talent, I have journeyed to every continent to find a multicultural, multinational mix of talent to showcase.”