Bye Bye Blackbird
A period drama set in the early years of the 20th century. Josef, a former construction worker who delighted in dancing on girders high above the city, who now sweeps up at the circus. Once the big top’s owner spots the young roustabout defying gravity on the trapeze, however, he endeavors to pair Josef with his aerialist daughter Alice in a perilous sky-high pas de deux. Offers a romantic view of big top life, with a moth-eaten angel in his feathered, tattered costume.
Casts: Andrej Acin, Carlos Pavlidis, Claudine Peters, Derek Jacobi, Izabella Miko, James Thierrée, Jodhi May, Michael Lonsdale, Niklas Ek, Peter Stein, Vera Bílá