The journey is the destination.
“THIS TRAIN IS BOUND FOR GLORY.
Sheer joy. Jaw-dropping skill.
Dazzling acrobatic and aerial feats.
A SPELLBINDING PERFORMANCE.”
— The Boston Globe
"As much as I've seen circus acts, there is always so much that is new in 7 Fingers productions. The physics of it are nearly incomprehensible to me."
— Jared Bowen, WGBH arts editor
Not your father’s big top.
Performances of death defying feats mixed with a raw beauty and a celebration of the human body that was breathtaking."
— Boxing Over Broadway
"Passengers really took the audience for a ride- one we were all disappointed to see end."
— Edge Media Network
"Along the way circus artists’ feats of daring are married with the worlds of theater, illusion. music and dance in ever more creative ways."
— On Boston Stages
"LIKE NOTHING I HAVE SEEN BEFORE."
— City Living
"SOARS ABOVE THE CONVENTIONAL
Passengers is in its own stratosphere."
— Theater Mirror
a truly immersive experience
FEELS LIKE MAGIC."
— The Harvard Crimson
— Critics At Large
"Intimate and gasp-inducing. A THRILL TO BEHOLD."
— Arts Fuse
"A magnificent show. The hour-and-a-half-long show is rich, varied, funny, tender, moving, joyful, thought provoking and brilliantly executed. Passengers is a multidisciplinary, multisensory show."
— Huffington Post
"We loved it! It may be the best 7 Doigts production yet — thrilling and emotional — a sparkling mix of music, dance, and acrobatics!" - Suzanne and Bob Petrucci, Audience Member Blog Comment
"This was one of the most beautiful things I have ever been privileged to experience." - Donald, Audience Member Blog Comment
"I saw this last night and it was fabulous. Somehow a circus that touches your heart and your mind. Beautiful and inspiring! The quality of the shows at ArtsEmerson means I can count on being inspired, moved, delighted every time!" - Marina, Facebook
"The performance was amazing. The performers are very talented and gifted. I loved how each performer had a specialty they were able to share with the audience. The music was absolutely beautiful and moving.” - Audience Member
"Loved it!! Thank you Emerson, for bringing this talented group back year after year!" - Annie W., Facebook
"These artists from @Les7Doigts / @The7Fingers are so incredibly talented! What a great way to kick off @ArtsEmerson's 10th season with The Passengers." - @y2000k
Wild Ride with 'Passengers'
— NBC Boston
With ‘Passengers,’ circus troupe 7 Fingers imagines a train of thought
— The Boston Globe
ArtsEmerson Kicks Off 10th Season With Tightropes And Trains
"Passagers marries images, music and acrobatic performances in an evocative and inspiring whirlwind."
- Le Devoir (Canada)
"With poetry and nostalgia, it's human beings, in all their diversity, their contradictions and their excesses, that remain at the heart of this show."
- Le Journal de Montréal (Canada)
"Once again, [7 Fingers] have drawn on their wildest imagination and created a show that keeps spectators enthralled."
- Mat TV
"An allegory on life."
- TV5 Monde