Cirque This in MACHINATIONS
May 11-12, 8 p.m. and May 17-19, 8 p.m. 2012; $15
Cirque This (Andy Dickerson, Lauri Berritta, Perry Garvin, Jason and Ethan Leinwand,) present Machinations, a new clown show interspersed with puppetry and pageantry. Follow four challenged characters as they plumb the depths of science and their souls to build a machine that feeds on the organic. How many ways will they fail as they employ evermore dangerous and exotic materials? If and when they do succeed, it’s far from what’s expected!