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February 19, 2004
CONTACT: Faith Jackson
Office of University Relations
(908) 737-NEWS

New Shanghai Circus at Kean University

UNION, N.J. – On Friday, March 19, at 7 p.m., the New Shanghai Circus brings The Incredible Acrobats of China to the stage at Wilkins Theatre, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, N.J.

Born out of a tradition dating back 2,500 years, the circus combines artistry with athleticism and dazzles audiences with amazing feats performed with utmost grace. These rigorously trained and superbly talented performers thrill and delight adults and youngsters alike with contortion, plate-spinning and traditional dragon dancers.

The New Shanghai Circus has garnered more awards than any other acrobatic troupe in existence and has been hailed all over the world for their thrilling show. The New York Times raved, “Literally breathtaking heights of skill…entertainment in abundance.”

Tickets are $15 for the public; $11 for seniors and alumni; and $9 for students and children. Black-and-white and color photographs are available upon request. For further information, to order tickets, or request a brochure, call the Wilkins Theatre Box Office at 908-737-SHOW (7469).