From Nairobi to the UK, The Black Blues Brothers Bring Old Soul into Modern Circus

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From Nairobi to the UK, The Black Blues Brothers Bring Old Soul into Modern Circus

When five Kenyan acrobats studying at the Sarakasi Trust met producer Alexander Sunny, they came together to form The Black Blues Brothers, combining the sound and energy of a cult classic 80s film with the acrobatic feats of contemporary circus. Launching another tour this fall, the troupe is taking their self-named show back to Edinburgh Fringe… and beyond it.
With their high-spirited, high-powered tribute to the legendary cult movie The Blues Brothers, a troupe of talented Kenyan acrobats has brought an irresistible kind of energy to global stages. The Black Blues Brothers troupe has dazzled audiences around the world, performing for Pope Francis at the Vatican and the British Royal Family at the Royal Variety Show. After a sold-out, five-star run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2019 and an upcoming return in Summer 2022, The Black Blues Brothers will take their show on tour around the UK this autumn.  Set in a nightclub reminiscent of the Cotton Club,...
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