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Circus Sarasota Big Shoe Review

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. Karen Bell and Robin Eurich will be part of "The Big Shoe Review," a performance hosted by Circus Sarasota featuring graduates of the professional clowning program at the Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Clown College. / Photo courtesy Circus Sarasota

Designed to showcase the art of clowning, Circus Sarasota’s Big Shoe Review will feature graduates from Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Clown College. “We are honored to host a first-class Ringling Clown College inspired production," said Circus Sarasota's Co-Founder, Pedro Reis, in a statement.

“The show will be put on by some of the world's greatest circus professionals, which include some of our very own Circus Sarasota clowns, and is another excellent way to help promote and preserve the rich history and heritage of the circus arts in Sarasota.”

The Big Shoe Review is a collaboration of the professional clowning graduates who will be gathering in Sarasota for a weekend reunion, and to celebrate the 45th Anniversary of Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Clown College. The only clown college its kind before closing in 1997, graduates include Penn Jillette, of Penn & Teller, and Steve-O, of “Jackass” fame.

11 a.m. Saturday; Sailor Circus Arena, 2075 Bahia Vista St., Sarasota; $10; $5 for children age 12 and younger; 355-9805; circussarasota.org

Last modified: October 16, 2013
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