Axes replace juggling balls, tightropes are swapped for logs, and flannel stands in for leotards at Cirque Alfonse. The 10-year-old Québécois troupe takes on the lumberjack trend in an acrobatic show inspired by traditional French Canadian logging and folklore—complete with a classic folk soundtrack. We suspect Paul Bunyan would approve. We’re certain Monty Python would.
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Whatever this is!
On the calendar Cirque Alfonse presents “Timber!” A lumberjack circus at the Rialto on March 14.
This article originally appeared in our March 2015 issue.