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Zoppe Family Circus at Mercado District
January 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
One event on January 25, 2019 at 7:00 pm
One event on January 26, 2019 at 1:00 pm
One event on January 26, 2019 at 4:00 pm
One event on January 27, 2019 at 1:00 pm
In 1842, Napoleone and Ermengilda Zoppé started a circus near Venice. Their old-world traditions return to Tucson when Zoppé makes its eighth annual visit in January of 2019.
Touring with its own one-ring tent, Zoppé doesn’t dazzle with high-tech effects or captive wild animals. Instead, it celebrates the European circus arts, whose appeal depends on acrobatic feats, jugglers, dancing dogs, aerialists, and brilliant comedic clowning, all in an intimate 500 seat setting, conveniently located near downtown Tucson.
According to Giovanni Zoppé, the sixth-generation circus artist who stars as Nino the clown: “The show aims higher than what usually passes for a circus these days. We touch every emotion. People laugh, they cry, and they feel for the characters.”
Friday, January 25th, 10am – Special Kid Show 10am for $10
Friday, January 25th, 7 pm
Saturday, January 26th, 1pm & 4pm
Sunday, January 27th, 1pm