Arts and Culture

Cirque Voltaire: Blitzkrieg's uniquely stylistic circus brings out the bizarre at The Oriental

When I parked the car on Tennyson Street Friday night, I was still two blocks away from the Oriental Theater -- and I could already hear the Whomp Truck thundering bass-heavy music into the night air as a prelulde to Cirque Voltaire III: Blitzkrieg. And as I walked to the theater, other pedestrians dressed like extras from an surrealistic French film -- striped stockings, lace bodices, top hats, capes -- passed me by. I was seriously under-dressed.
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Tiffany Fitzgerald