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We Wanna Send You to Experimental Circus Show: Into the Mouth of the Wolf

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Circus Automatic retakes the Great Star Theater with ​Into the Mouth ​of the Wolf, an innovative, two part evening length feature boasting the artistic mastery of an all­star cast, including two of the founding members of the hit Broadway musical Pippin, and regular contributors to NPR’s Snap Judgement. The cast includes acclaimed storytellers Jamie DeWolf and Joyce Lee, integrating narrative with the unique circus talents of Inka Siefker, Katie Scarlett, Rachel Strickland, Orion Griffiths, Eka Boo Button, Chrissy Lux as Guji, and Richard Maguire.

Into the Mouth of the Wolf ​is the path through the forest that is hidden until you see it. Told using a collection of experimental circus art and visceral storytelling, we navigate the hope that holds us captive and the instinct to unravel. Last year, ​Raised by Wolves shocked audiences by telling the truth about the transformations that happen to each of us. This season, Circus Automatic challenges you to step through the trees to see what you are really made of, to hear your own story, to set the stage to come undone.

Second in the Raised by Wolves series,​ Int​o the Mouth of the Wolf is a hybrid storytelling and circus show. Ready yourself for two very different shows based on two very different lives. In Part I, The first show presents Joyce Lee and her life story in the form of poetry that leaves bruises and bitemarks, the circus acts respond in kind, howling along with her and sometimes rebelling. Part II delivers the finishing blow, featuring Jamie DeWolf as your faithful narrator, always ready to shock and inspire through the darkest alleyways and gutters for a glimpse of the stars.
Each Storyteller illuminates a different facet of overcoming your own demons. The performers confront this battle in front of you on stage, sparing no nuanced movement to articulate the words that cannot be spoken. Every night will be unforgettable, audiences are encouraged to purchase a double­ticket in advance to ensure they see the totality of this unique experience.

About Circus Automatic

Circus Automatic brings disparate audiences together for a show that achieves both highly structured performance, and an immersive environment more akin to the experiential reality of night carnivals and city streets. We dream of a floating world; a temporary autonomous zone. The audience experiences this as a reflection of the everyday, illuminating the dark wooded wandering of life.

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