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Air Play: Sensory-Friendly

from New York, New York

February 19, 2022
Recommended Ages
For everyone 5 and up
All tickets $25
What Kind of Show?
Circus; stunning and hilarious
Running Time
60 minutes with no intermission
The New Victory Theater 209 W 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036

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Public Performance

About the Show

The Acrobuffos are back! Circus and science collide when these globetrotting clowns return with their sold-out spectacle, Air Play (New Victory 2018). With knowing smiles and suitcases full of surprises, this comedic duo elicits gales of laughter as they transform ordinary objects into uncommon beauty. This delightful, flightful homage to the power of air will take your breath away as the Acrobuffos goad gravity and make really, really, really high art out of the very thing we breathe.

The Acrobuffos goad gravity to make ordinary objects appear extraordinary.

What to Expect

  • Modified lighting and sound
  • Judgement-free, inclusive environment
  • Calming corner and activity area
  • Specialists and support resources

About the Company

Seth Bloom and Christina Gelsone are the performers and not-so-typical clowns behind the award-winning theater company Acrobuffos. Partners on stage and off, Bloom and Gelsone use their signature mix of circus and street theater to create wordless comedic works around the globe, performing for audiences of all ages.

Creative Team

Seth Bloom and Christina Gelsone

Kinetic Sculptor
Daniel Wurtzel

West Hyler

Technical Director
Todd Alan Little

Stage Manager
Flora Vassar

Lighting Design
Jeanne Koenig

Ashley Dunn Gatterdam

Sound Design
Seth Bloom and Christina Gelsone

Additional Sound Design
Phil Ingle

Seth Bloom and Christina Gelsone


Photo: Florence Montmare
Photo: Nikola Milatovic
Photo: Nikola Milatovic
Photo: Nikola Milatovic


The Acrobuffos, Seth and Christina, in their living room.
From experiments with a plastic bag and fan to high-flying fabric, hear how the Acrobuffos created the mesmerizing "Kites" Act in Air Play.
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