Ninth generation circus performers take on first record title for GWR Day

Fabio and Giuliano Anastasini are two of a kind. The pair are sensations of the Big Apple Circus in New York and have recently taken their talents to new heights by achieving their first ever record title.

Guiness World Records


Can This Trapeze Artist Turned Spinal Surgeon Save The Circus?

Neil Kahanovitz fell in love with the circus as a boy, and became a trapeze artist before qualifying as a surgeon. Now he’s running away to the circus again, this time to save it.

Daily Beast


BIG APPLE CIRCUS to Welcome Global Acts for Return to Lincoln Center

BigTop Works, the new producers of BIG APPLE CIRCUS, have announced the full lineup of global artists and acts joining ten-time world record-holding high wire artist Nik Wallenda

Broadway World


Neil Kahanovitz – The Big Apple Circus is back!

Most people want to run away with the circus.  Dr. Kahanovitz actually did it.

The Catsimatidis Show


Erendira Wallenda Dangles by Teeth Above Niagara Falls in Daredevil Stunt

Daredevil and professional aerialist Erendira Wallenda broke the world record Thursday for the highest suspension over Niagara Falls.

NBC News


Nik Wallenda announces: I’m joining the Big Apple Circus

Daredevil Nik Wallenda joins TODAY to talk about the fall from the high wire he and his family members suffered in February, and to announce that he and the other Wallendas will be the headline act in the newly revived Big Apple Circus, visiting approximately 40 cities across the country.



Legendary Nik Wallenda To Headline Big Apple Circus Comeback Season At Lincoln Center and On Tour

Ten-time world record holding high wire artist, aerialist and bona fide daredevil Nik Wallenda will headline BIG APPLE CIRCUS’s triumphant return to New York City.




“An exciting extravaganza—with acts that are cheerful and inspiring. Take a bite!”

The New York Times

“The Big Apple Circus
is ripe for
another bite!”

The New York Times

“Unequivocally thrilling!
Death-defying! Extraordinary! Remarkable!”

The New York Times

“Its most star-studded show! The most daring feats in the circus world.”

The Wall Street Journal

“A cause to celebrate! Bringing laughter—and gasps—from the audience.”

The Huffington Post

“Ready, set, go for lump-in-your-throat edge-of-seat-thrills!”

New York Lifestyles Magazine

“A testament to the beauty of circus acts.”

Stage Buddy

“Astonishing feats with innovative tech and design.”

Time Out New York Kids

“Truly spectacular to witness.”

Broadway Blog

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