In conjunction with Auckland Anniversary Day last weekend (sort of 4th of July but just for this area of the country), they flew in a bunch of performers. Robot dancers, jugglers, acrobats, and… this guy who was a bit of all that. He’s either actually swallowing that balloon or (much more likely) pretending to. Kinda obscene.
We were in the right place to see the nighttime sampler show, all the acts doing a short sample. Then, later in the weekend we saw the Red Trousers do their complete routine, which was great. They got their start in Vermont’s own Circus Smirkus.
We were fortunate to be in the