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    Format: 2024-06-27

    Anne Cubberly's Giant Puppets

    Experience the whimsical magic of Anne Cubberly’s Giant Puppets as they roam the Green and Downtown New Haven! These colossal, colorful creations are more than just puppets—they’re vibrant reflections of our essence and the boundless spirit within us all. Don’t let their size intimidate you; instead, seek them out and bask in the awe- inspiring wonder they evoke.

    Juneteenth Village

    The concept of unity - Umoja - is the lifeblood of any community. Come and support the various entrepreneurs who welcome you and your families and experience the values of intergenerational respect and learning through an elder honoring ceremony and educational presentations. Curated by Artsucation and the Official Juneteenth Coalition of Greater New Haven.

    NHSO Family Concert

    Experience New Orleans jazz on the New Haven Green! The New Haven Symphony Orchestra’s brass quintet presents fun for the whole family in this free, interactive concert for young children. Kids will get the chance to parade in a 2nd line and a special guest host will read “Trombone Shorty.” Join in the family fun for everyone at New Haven’s take on the Big Easy!

    The 7 Fingers: Duel Reality

    Originally produced and created with Virgin Voyages

    All’s fair in love and war. You won’t want to miss this exhilarating performance with Montreal’s renowned arts collective, the 7 Fingers. In “Duel Reality” they combine acrobatics, theater, dance, multimedia, music, and storytelling, and present human stories with superhuman skills. Stripping down circus spectacle to its thrilling essence, they breathe new life into Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Witness a lively arena where two groups collide in playful competition and fierce conflict, all while star-crossed lovers steal the show, proving that love triumphs, even amidst rivalry. Don’t miss this thrilling blend of acrobatics and emotion! Presented in Partnership with Yale Schwarzman Center

    The Red Trouser Show

    Get ready for The Red Trouser Show! Circus stunts, precision acrobatics, and comedy collide in this electrifying performance! David Graham and Tobin Renwick, lifelong friends since 1st grade and Circus Smirkus alumni, bring two decades of world-traveling expertise to their production. With non-stop action and heart-pounding excitement, you'll be laughing and cheering from start to finish. Don't miss out on this award-winning spectacle that promises thrills, spills, and plenty of laughter!