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Welcome to an exotic illogical world, where peculiar characters wait on the edge of false awakening. A with the whisper of spirits and domination, illusion, suspension; LIMBO is boundless.

An intoxicating mix of cabaret, circus and acrobatics, LIMBO continues to seduce audiences worldwide with a celebration of otherworldly proportions.

LIMBO sold out its premiere season at the Adelaide Fringe Festival in 2013. Since then it has captivated audiences at London Wonderground Festival, 2013-14 (UK); Edinburgh Christmas Festival, 2013 (UK); Sydney Festival 2014-15 (AUS); Festival de Teatro Bogota, 2014 (COL); Aalborg Spiegeltent Festival, 2014 (DNK); Brisbane Festival, 2014 (AUS); Tollwood Winter Festival, Munich 2014 (GER); Auckland Festival, 2015 (NZL); Kermezzo(o), Brussels, 2015 (BEL), Edinburgh Fringe, 2015 (UK); Melbourne Festival, 2015 (AUS); Fringe World Perth, 2016-17 (AUS); Spiegeltent Hobart, 2016 (AUS); Letni Letna, 2016 (CZE); Boom Chicago Amsterdam, 2017 (NLD); Sibiu Festival Romania, 2018 (ROU); and Darwin Festival, 2018 (AUS).

Directed by Scott Maidment, and presented in the magnificent 1920s inspired Spiegeltent, LIMBO whisks audiences into a sinister netherworld of gut-churning contortion, breath-taking acrobatics and jaw-dropping stunts. Music is a dominating force of the production, with New York’s Sxip Shirey composing exclusive music for the show with his ecstatic melodies, irreverent electric-acoustic noise and playful, sexy beats. Sxip is accompanied by exceptional musicians Mick Stuart and Eamon McNelis.

LIMBO’s stunning international cast also features: Coney Island’s sword swallower and vintage beauty, Heather Holliday; French gravity-defying Chinese pole master, beatboxer and clown, Mikael Bres; Australia’s acrobatic dancing sensation Hilton Denis; the exquisite French-Canadian aerialist, Evelyne Allard; the unstoppable hand balancer Danik Abishev; and introducing French mind-bending contortionist and acrobat, Aurelien Oudot.

Don’t miss your chance to see the show so hot, Madonna came twice.



  • WINNER Cabaret Award - Fringeworld 2016
  • WINNER Best Circus & Physical Theatre - Adelaide Fringe Weekly Award 2014
  • WINNER Pick Of The Fringe - Adelaide Fringe 2013
  • NOMINATED Best Lighting Design - WhatsOnStage London 2014

 Cast & Credits

  • PRODUCED BY Strut & Fret Production House, Underbelly Productions and Southbank Centre
  • ORIGINAL CAST Danik Abishev, Evelyne Allard, Grant Arthur, Mikael Bres, Hilton Denis, Heather Holliday, Jonathan Nosan, Sxip Shirey, Mick Stuart
  • ADDITIONAL CAST Aurélien Oudot, Eamon McNelis, Elyas Khan, Tigris, Shun Sugimoto
  • DIRECTOR Scott Maidment
  • SET & LIGHTING DESIGNER Philip Gladwell

 Tour History

  • Darwin Festival, 2018
  • Sibiu Festival - Romania, 2018
  • Spiegeltent Wollongong, 2018
  • Netherlands & Belgium Tour, 2018
  • Montreal Cirque Festival, 2017
  • Sziget Festival - Budapest, 2017
  • Boom Chicago - Amsterdam, 2017
  • Fringe World Perth, 2017
  • Spiegeltent Hobart, 2016
  • Fringe World Perth, 2016
  • Melbourne Festival, 2015
  • Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 2015
  • Kermezzo(o) - Brussels, 2015
  • Auckland Arts Festival - New Zealand, 2015
  • The Garden of Unearthly Delights, Adelaide Fringe, 2015
  • Sydney Festival, 2015
  • Brisbane Festival, 2014
  • Aalborg - Denmark, 2014
  • London Wonderground - Southbank, 2014
  • Festival Iberoamericano de Teatro de Bogota, 2014
  • The Garden of Unearthly Delights - Adelaide Fringe, 2014
  • Sydney Festival, 2014
  • Edinburgh's Christmas, 2013
  • London Wonderground - Southbank, 2013
  • The Garden of Unearthly Delights - Adelaide Fringe, 2013
  • Development, 2013
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