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Wolfgang’s Magical
Musical Circus


Lennox Theatre


07 May - 08 May 2019

Event Type

Live Event

Riverside presents
Created by Yaron Lifschitz with Benjamin Knapton and the Circa Ensemble

Straight from the score and onto the stage, the man known as Mozart appears amid a storm of powder, tumbling and twirling as musical mayhem and movement fuse in this spectacular show with a twist of circus.

To those who know him, he is Wolfgang, the dart-playing, pun-loving ratbag. To those who are watching and listening, he is the wigged genius Mozart. Come and discover his irrepressible spirit and vibrant compositions through physical theatre and mischievous antics.

Featuring Circa’s dexterous daredevil artists and a live accordionist, this illuminating production reinvents Mozart’s renowned compositions, lifting them off the page under the eccentric swirl of the conductor’s baton.

FYI this production contains smoke haze.

Suitable for: Ages 3+ years old and their families.

Dates & Times:

Schools Performances
Tuesday 7 May at 11am
Wednesday 8 May at 10:15am (Relaxed Performance) & 12:30pm

General Public Performance
Tuesday 7 May at  6:30pm

Commissioned by The Art House Wyong. Circa acknowledges the assistance of the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body and the Queensland Government, through Arts Queensland.

Photo by Dylan Evans

Yaron Lifschitz

Associate Director
Benjamin Knapton

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Quincy Grant

Lighting Designer
Geoff Squires

Technical Director
Jason Organ

Costume Designer
Libby McDonnell

Assistant Costume Designer
Selene Cochrane

Artistic Consultants
Darcy Grant
Scott Wit



Download the curriculum links here: Wolfgang’s Magical Musical Circus Curriculum Links


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60 minutes (No interval plus 15 minute Q&A for daytime performances)

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