'Global' Circus Comes to Tallahassee

By: UniverSoul Circus Email
By: UniverSoul Circus Email

UniverSoul Circus Release

UniverSoul Circus has created a big top thrill-ride infused with an unparalleled global mix of circus artistry, music, dance and style – all inspired by reflections of today’s global culture. The 2013 edition of UniverSoul Circus – the MASH IT UP TOUR – featuring a hand and head balance Act from Viet Nam, bone-breaking contortionists from Ethiopia, and a dazzling ice skating act from right here in the USA – will be performing from Tuesday, Feb. 26 to Wednesday, Feb. 27 at the North Florida Fairgrounds in Tallahassee.

WHEN: February 26-27, 2013

WHERE: North Florida Fairgrounds

441 Paul Russell Rd.

Tallahassee, FL 32301


7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26; 10:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27

TICKETS: Tickets, ranging from $16 to $25, at Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com and 1-800-745-3000. Children under 1 are FREE.

Visit www.universoulcircus.com for more info, show times, and schedules. Also follow us on www.facebook.com/universoulcircus and www.twitter.com/universoulcirc

“At UniverSoul Circus, we’re one big happy family – and that includes our fans,” said Founder and President Cedric Walker. “This year’s production is entitled the MASH IT UP Tour because it fuses a special blend of cultures, music and styles with world class acts from Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas to create an unforgettable entertainment experience for the entire family.”

Creative Team

The show’s creative team includes Walker, who regularly travels the globe to find amazing talent, and award winning live entertainment production designer Tom Marzullo. Marzullo has designed and/or managed the production of major international tours for some of the biggest names in show business, including T-Pain, KISS, Jay-Z, Ne-Yo and Prince. Marzullo designed, produced and managed the production for Justin Bieber’s international My World Tour, which earned Marzullo the 2010 Tour Link Top Dog Award for Production Manager of the Year.

2013 MASH IT UP Acts


Soul on Ice Skaters USA

Lil People (Temptations Act) Ivory Coast and USA

Caribbean Flavor Trinidad and Tobago

Breaking News Cast USA

Ethiopian Contortion Act Ethiopia

Cuban Russian Bar Cuba

Vietnamese Head to Head Balance Viet Nam

Magic Cats USA

Russian Swing Belarus

Shaolin Acrobats China

Trick Dog Act France

About UniverSoul Circus

UniverSoul is a highly interactive combination of circus arts, theater, and music that spans genres including Pop, Classic R&B, Latin, Hip Hop, Jazz and Gospel. It embraces and celebrates the unique and familiar aspects of pop culture globally by bringing them center stage with a cast of international performers. UniverSoul Circus is rated as one of the top three circuses in America along with Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey and Cirque du Soleil. UniverSoul’s fresh approach to family friendly live entertainment has garnered it a coveted spot as one of Ticketmaster’s top ten most requested family events, along with other shows including Sesame Street Live, Disney on Ice, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular. The circus was founded in Atlanta by concert and theatre promoter, Cedric Walker. In 2013 the circus will perform over 500 shows in 46 major markets.

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