Circus performers often find their way to the big top from more traditional occupations, such as training horses, teaching yoga, or walking across power lines to check their tensile strength. Celebrate multipurpose skill sets with today’s GrouponLive deal: for $20, you get one mezzanine ticket to see the Windy City Circus at Navy Pier’s Festival Hall (a $40 value). Of the shows’ total proceeds, 80% will go to local charities.
Choose from the following performances:
- Friday, February 17, at 7:30 p.m.
- Saturday, February 18, at 3 p.m.
- Saturday, February 18, at 7:30 p.m.
- Sunday, February 19, at 2 p.m.
- Sunday, February 19, at 5 p.m.
- Monday, February 20, at 2 p.m.
- Monday, February 20, at 5 p.m.<p>
The marvelous mix of acts at the inaugural season of the Windy City Circus enthralls guests in a breathtaking display of talent, including death-defying feats and vaudevillian vignettes that tap into stories of Chicago history. During two mesmerizing hours, charming Master of Ceremonies David Michael Maas directs the spotlight toward acts such as aerial artists flying from trapezes and sensational jugglers lobbing and catching as many as five torch-wielding rabid piranhas. The inspiring spectacles aim to entertain and educate by depicting history’s most interesting and most mustachioed Chicagoans as the emcee and his talented troupe weave a rousing tale of the city by the lake.