The Bindlestiff Family Cirkus Presents:
May 30 - June 9
The Connelly Theater
220 E 4th St, New York, NY 10009
(Between Avenue A & Avenue B)
$30 Advance General Admission || $35 At the Door
The Bindlestiff Family Cirkus, New York City's acclaimed variety arts ensemble, returns to the Connelly Theater with Brooklyn Abridged. This all-new production combines history, humor, and heart with an eclectic cast and crew showcasing circus artistry, original live music, and live analog projections into intertwined vignettes that tell the story of Brooklyn and the citizens who live, work, and play there. In this highly stylized visual and aural journey through the beautiful borough of Brooklyn, characters showcase their individual artistry in the setting of some of the borough’s most iconic landmarks. The New York Times has said of the Bindlestiffs, "There are certain things that make New York City so incredibly special. And this is one of them."
This production is directed, designed, and written by David Gallo Design, which creates innovative visual storytelling for Broadway plays and musicals, network television, arena concerts, large-scale immersive entertainment, and all kinds of live events. Founder David Gallo's work has been recognized with one Tony award, two Emmy awards, an Obie Award for Continued Excellence, and many other honors. Brooklyn Abridged features cast members Cassady Rose Bonjo, Angela Butch, Yoni Kallai, Esther de Monteflores, Ermiyas Muluken, Kenneth Stephen Neil, and Keith Nelson with live projection performances by Viveca Gardiner, Amelia Modlin, and David Gallo. The production was written, directed and designed by David Gallo Design. Music composed by Sxip Shirey and performed by Sxip Shirey and Nathan Repasz, sound design by Kris Anton, and lead roustabout Logan Kerr.
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Bindlestiff Family Cirkus presents Brooklyn Abridged, a highly stylized visual and aural journey through the beautiful borough of Brooklyn, where citizens, civil servants, and visitors showcase individual artistry set against iconic landmarks. Combining history, humor, and heart, this unusual ensemb...