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Cirque Mechanics Flys High at Omaha’s Orpheum Theater January 21, 2020

Dec 10, 2019, 09:31 AM by Dara Hogan

Cirque Mechanics Flys High at Omaha’s Orpheum Theater January 21, 2020

Cirque Maike-Schulz

Omaha Performing Arts presents Cirque Mechanics: 42FT – A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at the Orpheum Theater located at 409 S. 16th St. Omaha, NE 68102. The show begins at 7 PM. 

Tickets starting at $18 are available at, in person at the Ticket Omaha* Box Office located inside the Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas Street, or by calling (402) 345-0606. This show is sponsored by Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, Robert H. Storz Foundation. Hotel Deco is the hospitality sponsor. 

At the center of every circus rests a 42ft ring full of thrills, laughs and excitement. 42FT – A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels, is the latest invention from the creative minds of Cirque Mechanics. The company dares you to leap into the circus ring and experience the timelessness of this evolving art form. The shows’ unique mechanical interpretation of the traditional, and its story full of the lore of the historic one-ring circus, create a welcoming place, like a big top, where you can be amazed. The action in 42FT is full of theatricality and a modern sensibility, showcasing a galloping mechanical metal horse and a rotating tent frame for strongmen, acrobats and aerialists.   

Cirque Mechanics, inspired by modern circus, finds its roots in the mechanical and its heart in the stories of American industrial ingenuity. The shows, imbedded in realism, display a raw quality rarely found in modern circus.  Cirque Mechanics signature style is wrapped in acrobatics, mechanical marvels, and a bit of clowning around. 42FT follows the great successes of Birdhouse Factory, Boomtown, and Pedal Punk.