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U.S. PREMIERE
Passengers

Passengers

The journey is the destination.

Canadian Flag FROM MONTREAL
SEP 25 - OCT 13, 2019

From The Audience to The Stage: It All Happened in Boston

Contemporary circus has been a mainstay for ArtsEmerson and each season, our audiences flock to the theatre for these productions. While each circus has it’s own story and aesthetic, the binding commonalities of beauty and awe entrance us. And, you never know who is going to be in the audience… Brin Schoellkopf is currently a performer in Passengers (SEP 25-OCT 13). Originally from Vermont, it’s been a joy to return to New England with this…

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SURPRISING BOSTONIANS WITH A RANDOM ACT OF KINDNESS

As ArtsEmerson celebrated the beginning of our 10th Anniversary Season with Passengers (SEP 25-OCT 13), we were incredibly humbled by the relationship we’ve built with our audiences in Boston and the generosity this city has shown us. To return to the favor, we ventured out into Downtown Crossing and surprised a few folks with a free T ride and ticket to Passengers. It was the least we could do to show our appreciation for the…

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LET’S TALK ABOUT PASSENGERS!

We’ve experienced the beauty and lyrical storytelling of The 7 Fingers over the past 10 years and Passengers (SEP 25-OCT 13) is certainly no exception to the tradition of contemporary circus, pushing the boundaries of what circus can entail. Now we want to know what you thought about the show! First impressions, reactions, the feeling you felt walking out of the Cutler Majestic when the show was over — whatever resonates with you!

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Passengers and the Stories of Travel

The 7 Fingers arrive in Boston for their US premiere of Passengers (SEP 25-OCT 13) this week and we at ArtsEmerson would like to reflect on the films and novels whose insights on life’s journeys and travels echo the poignant musings of The 7 Fingers latest engagement. As each character in Passengers has their own path, both The 7 Fingers and the list below remind us that sometimes, the journey is truly the destination. What…

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Meet The Passengers

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In just a little over a week, The 7 Fingers will be in town with Passengers (SEP 25-OCT 13) for the U.S. premiere. As the train approaches the station, so to speak, we thought we would take this time to introduce you to your fellow passengers (otherwise known as the performers). And remember to hop aboard for this thrilling circus where the journey is the destination. Passengers from The 7 Fingers, September 25-October 13 at…

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A HOPEFUL GLIMPSE OF POSSIBLE ADVENTURES

As one of the co-founder of The 7 Fingers, Shana Carroll has directed and choreographed several of the ensemble’s productions, including Passengers (SEP 25-OCT 13). Beyond her extensive work with The 7 Fingers, Carroll also was a choreographer for the Sochi Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony, collaborates frequently with Cirque Du Soleil (including choreographing their 2012 Oscar’s performance), and has received numerous awards for her acrobatic choreography on stage, screen, and beyond. We are delighted to…

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Attention Passengers: All Aboard!

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In a little less than a month, we’ll be welcoming The 7 Fingers at the station for their U.S. premiere of Passengers (SEP 25-OCT 13) and we could not be more thrilled to celebrate the beginning of our 10th Anniversary Season with this incredible ensemble that has brought immense joy, creativity, and miraculous circus to Boston over the years. Our local 7 Fingers Fanatics are buzzing with anticipation, interviews with the artists, and a flurry…

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A VISIT WITH THE 7 FINGERS

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This past weekend, we were lucky enough to have a few cast members from The 7 Fingers’ upcoming U.S. premiere of Passengers (SEP 25 – OCT 13) join us in Boston to lead a few community workshops, talk with press, and share the artistry and joy of circus. Colton Bradford from NBC learns learns how to support Sabine on his shoulders. Throughout the weekend, we were able to sit down not only with a number…

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SEVENTH HEAVEN

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It was two years ago when The 7 Fingers graced the city of Boston with their impassioned masterpiece, Reversible, a show that emboldened us to delve deeper into the history of our familial predecessors, essentially unearthing the roots from which we flourish. Performed with a mélange of acrobatics, theatre, and dance, Reversible, as the Boston Globe extols, “affirms yet again that the collective virtuosity of this troupe is something to see – and, crucially, to…

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THEY’RE BACK!

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ArtsEmerson is thrilled to welcome back Boston favorites and iconic circus troupe, The 7 Fingers, with their brand new show, Passengers (SEP 25-OCT 13). In the past, the circus troupe has amazed Boston audiences with performances that incorporate exhilarating acrobatic feats and dance, along with empathetic and resonate acting. As Artistic Director of ArtsEmerson David Dower explains, “The thing that is so deeply satisfying about 7 Fingers, for me, besides the fact that they are…

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