one man's circus

Over the cheers, whistles, and applause, there is an audible sound coming from the production tech table — a huge sigh of relief. This was not just another opening night; this was the apex of an enormous challenge.

A few months ago, Cirque Productions was given the opportunity to fill a two-week gap when a national tour backed out of its engagement in St. Paul, MN, at the Ordway Theater. Normally, this would be great, but our entire set, rigging, and most of our production staff were

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