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Passengers

Passengers

The journey is the destination.

Canadian Flag FROM MONTREAL
SEP 25 - OCT 13, 2019


Critical Praise

“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
"ASTOUNDING.
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
"HEARTSTOPPING ACROBATICS
a truly immersive experience
FEELS LIKE MAGIC."
The Harvard Crimson
"SIMPLY THRILLING"
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


Audience Raves

"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


Previews

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
— WBUR


International Press

"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