Triton Troupers Circus Rolls Into Town, March 22-24

Thursday, March 22, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

The venerable Triton Troupers Circus, which features entertainment ranging from tightrope walking to trapeze, will setup in the Robert M. Collins Gymnasium on Triton College’s main campus, 200 S. 5th Ave. in River Grove, this week.

The circus is composed of nearly 100 people from four area counties, including Cook and DuPage Counties, who “all have a passion for circus arts,” according to a statement the college released last month.

“The Triton Troupers Circus has entertained crowds of all ages for decades with exciting acts including tightrope walking, stunts, cycling, juggling, the gymwheel, teeterboard, stilt walking and more,” the statement reads. 

Showtimes are at at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 22 and Friday, March 23. On Saturday, March 24, the showtimes are at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Saturday’s 1 p.m. show will be interpreted for the hearing impaired by the Triton College Center for Access and Accommodative Services. Doors open an hour before the shows and will include a clown pre-show.

Tickets are $6 (no debit or credit cards accepted) and available at the door. For more information about the circus, call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3383, or click here.

Pancake Breakfast

In addition to the circus, the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of West Suburban Cook and Southern DuPage Counties will host its annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, March 24.

Breakfast runs from 8 a.m. to noon in Room R-221 of the Robert M. Collins Center on Triton’s campus, and the circus begins at 1 p.m.

Tickets for breakfast only is $4 in advance and $5 at the door. A special combination price for breakfast and circus admission is $8 in advance and $10 at the door. All proceeds benefit the RSVP program. Call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3835 or 3603, for more information. VFP 

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