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Circus 617 presents: Gathering the Threads

Presented by Circus 617 at Boston University Dance Theater, Boston MA

Nov 12 - 13 2022
Circus 617 presents: Gathering the Threads

Photo by Robert Torres

Join Boston-based contemporary circus company Circus 617 for an evening length theatrical circus show exploring themes of community and connection.

After a long separation, five friends reunite. This story of picking up the threads - of reconnecting with one another, rediscovering friendship, and rebuilding community - all unfolds with acrobatic poignancy, magic, and mischief. Using a single circus apparatus, the beautifully simple aerial rope, "Gathering the Threads" is an allegory of weaving together loose ends, rebuilding ties, and refinding each other after loss.

This show is presented by Circus 617, a company dedicated to highlighting

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Tickets are available on a sliding scale: $20, $30, and $45. All tickets are general admission.

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Additional time info:

Show runtime is approximately 60 minutes. This show is aimed at adult and older teen audiences but is appropriate for all ages.


Boston University Dance Theater

915 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
(Neighborhood: Allston/Brighton)

COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details

Face Masks Required: Yes
Social Distancing: No
Limited Capacity: No
Proof of Vaccination Required: No

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