Animal-free circus pops up outside West Towne Mall

Animal-free circus pops up outside West Towne Mall

The animal-free Venardos Circus will be appearing at West Towne Mall in Madison until Sept. 2.

The Broadway-style circus debuted Wednesday night.

According to a news release, “guests can expect to be transported back in time to the center ring of a centuries-old tradition, but one that has been reinvented for the next generation.”

The Venardos Circus was founded by former Ringling Bros. ringmaster Kevin Venardos and has toured the country since 2014.

Shows will run Wednesdays through Sundays in the parking lot of West Towne Mall, across from Dave & Buster’s.

The group will have a sensory-friendly show at 2 p.m. Aug. 30.

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