The Ghostly Circus
Tides of the Climates
7textures PRESENTS. THE GHOSTLY CIRCUS
Fire and Aerial Theater at historic Laurel Hill Cemetery
PHILADELPHIA, PA – This summer 7textures will return to Laurel Hill Cemetery for a sixth year of enchanting fire and aerial performances as The Ghostly Circus. In this site-specific theatrical presentation, artists will build their stages encompassing the spirit of Laurel Hill while drawing upon ancient tales interpreting climate change. This year’s story is Tides of the Climates: Everything is beautiful until the power of fire is delivered to mortals. The Gods must call in the great floods to save the burning world- will mankind redeem themselves to be worthy of a beautiful Earth?
This unique, other-worldly show features a variety of talents including contemporary circus arts, sideshow, dance, and theatrics with live music and a Dance-with-the-Dead afterparty. Bring your own blankets or beach chairs and enjoy an evening under the stars. Food options will be onsite, along with a wine and beer bar. Don’t forget to bring cash!
The event will take place on Friday, August 9 and Saturday, August 10th 2019, please arrive by 7:00pm to enjoy the full Ghostly Circus experience, the show starts at sunset, 8:00pm (with pre-scheduled rain dates on Friday, August 17 and Saturday, August 18). Check-in is at Laurel Hill Cemetery’s Gatehouse entrance at 3822 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19132. Limited parking is available within the cemetery; however carpooling and public transportation encouraged!
The cost is $30/person in advance, or $40/person on the day of the event. Children under 12 are half price. Advance reservations are strongly suggested. Tickets can be purchased at the door or online at www.thelaurelhillcemtery/events.
Laurel Hill is America's first National Historic Landmark Cemetery, boasting art, architecture, nature and stunning river views. This final resting place of numerous historic notables is open daily with free admission for self-guided tours or recreation. Joggers, dog walkers, bicyclists and photographers are welcome. Unique public tours and events are offered throughout the year, with all proceeds benefiting the preservation and educational mission of Laurel Hill Cemetery. www.thelaurelhillcemetery.org
7textures is an artists agency and production house with a focus on design & entertainment services. They specialize in curating the best artists and performers in the area to build sensational experiences for a multitude of environments, specializing in event design, styling, and specialty acts. 7textures builds memories with the common goal of making the world a bit more engaged and beautiful than how they find it. And beauty is recognized in many textures. http://www.7textures.com