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The Zoppè Family Circus is one of the oldest and most well-known traditional circuses that still survive. It is renowned for its dynamic range of acts, which are at once death-defying and thrilling but ultimately entertaining and even heart-warming. All these acts are acts spectacles which appeal to audiences of all types, young or old, male or female. It is for this reason that, in its tours all over the word since its inception in the 1800s, the Zoppè Family Circus has won the hearts of millions of people. Now, after a long and illustrious history of more than a century and-a-half, the circus still actively tours and is set to travel all over the United States. Given the circus' reputation, Zoppè Family Circus tickets are sure to be in high demand.
The story behind the founding of the Zoppè Family Circus consists of a series of events that would not be out of a place in a romance novel. The travelling extravaganza was created by a young French performance artist, named Napoline Zoppè, and his young Hungarian wife Ermenegilda, who was a ballerina. The two fell in love with each other but, due to the fact that the girl's father did not approve of the couple's union, the young lover ran away together to Venice, Italy. And it was there that the Zoppè Family Circus came into being, in 1842.
In the one hundred and seventy years since then, the Zoppè Family Circus has visited cities all over Europe as well in many other places in the rest of the world. The travelling show has taken with it its unique brand of circus, styled in the vein of Old -World Italian performance art. To that end, the show features such traditional acts as acrobatics as well as performances by clowns and animal. However, where it differs is in the fact that the show has a central narrative.
During the early 20th century, Zoppè's descendant, Alberto, who managed the circus at the time and is its current patriarch, was prominently featured in the Academy Award-winning film The Greatest Show on Earth. This ultimately led the Zoppè Family Circus to America, where it was exposed to much wider audience. And thus began a new generation to keep the family name alive.
It goes without saying that the show has persevered and made it through countless years of war, financial difficulties as well as political instability. However, in that same period, the Zoppè Family Circus has also amassed many honors and accolades. It has consistently maintained its reputation with critics as well as audiences for its breathtaking displays. It is arguably the only circus company that still offers traditional European performance art, a fact that has caused the Zoppé Family Circus to be recognized a veritable gem from the past.
Or as Michael Wilson of the New York Times once wrote, "the Zoppé circus evokes something from a picture book: the clown, the trapeze, the dancing dogs, the ring and the tent. The show is frozen in time. exactly the way it's supposed to be." The Zoppé Family Circus has also been recognized as a pioneer in its craft. Its unique approach of using a storyline in its show was a precursor to similar practices by the now popular and more widely known companies like Cirque du Soleil and Cirque Eloize. Another source of praise for the circus is its courteous treatment of its patrons. Edward W. Limbach of the Circus Fans Association of America once prominently noted "The fact is this is a very unique circus. It is very patron friendly and it is high-energy show from start to finish."
The Zoppé Family Circus is now a tome from an age long past, a time-capsule that transports people mentally and physically to another time. However, its show explores themes that are still universal. It comes as no surprise, therefore, that people still rush to the circus wherever it visits. The upcoming tour of the circus is bound to repeat this pattern, as people clamor for a chance to witness history itself in person. Needless to say, the show is poised to be one of the year's biggest entertainment events. Eager circus fans or enthusiasts of performance art in general, owe it to themselves to catch a performance of the Zoppé Family Circus. All these people will be happy to know that cheap Zoppé Family Circus tickets are up for grabs.