"The Bug Theatre is truly the most unique performance venue in Denver," says Deb Flomberg, who's used the Bug for some very unique performances. But on Friday, August 5, Under the Big Top was all about the Bug itself — the second annual family-friendly event designed to raise funds for ongoing renovations, while also raising the roof with circus-type shenanigans. Photographer Danielle Lirette was there to capture all the action.
Want to see more? Go to our Under the Bug Top slideshow.
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