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Coney Island Circus Sideshow

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Coney Island Circus Sideshow

Continuous Admission 1pm - 8pm (last ticket sold at 7pm)

Sideshows by the Seashore is the last permanently housed not for profit venue in the USA where you can experience the thrill of a traditional ten-in-one circus sideshow. They're here, they're real and they're alive! Freaks, wonders and human curiosities!

We perform continuous admission and we are conveniently located at the world famous Coney Island amusement park. Think about it folks, the ten-in-one circus sideshow is another Coney Island gift to culture along with other Brooklyn beach inventions like the hot dog and the roller coaster. Established by Coney Island, USA in 1985, where else would you find the world's first professional non-profit theatre dedicated to keeping alive the American sideshow?

Core Cast:
Ray Valenz
Betty Bloomerz
Princess Pat
Alejandro Dubois
Patrick "Mr. Strange" Salazar (Outside Talker)

2015 Summer Guest Cast:
Nola Star
Zoe Ziegfeld
Justin "YoYo" Weber
Dr. Claw
Black Scorpion 

*Please Note: Not all performers perform on the same days. The Sideshow will close at 7pm on Tuesday, August 4th. The last ticket will be sold at 6pm.

Show runs continuously from 1pm - 8pm (last ticket sold at 7pm).

Tickets can be purchased at the door only on the day of performance. We do not take reservations for the sideshow. The price is $10 for Adults and $5 for children under 12 years old. We reserve the right to discount our prices and run periodic specials if you can catch one. The show may also stop selling tickets during inclement weather. Please note: Mermaid Parade and 4th of July, all tickets are $10. Our show runs continuously. A complete show takes approximately 45 minutes from the time you enter the show. We do not allow photography, videotaping or sound recording of the show.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

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