The Orbiting Human Circus

By WNYC Studios and Night Vale Presents

What's The Orbiting Human Circus about?

Discover a wondrously surreal world of magic, music, and mystery. This immersive, cinematic audio spectacle follows the adventures of a lonely, stage-struck janitor who is drawn into the larger-than-life universe of the Orbiting Human Circus, a fantastical, wildly popular radio show broadcast from the top of the Eiffel Tower. WNYC Studios presents a special director’s cut of this joyous, moving break from reality. Starring John Cameron Mitchell, Julian Koster, Tim Robbins, Drew Callander, Susannah Flood, and featuring Mandy Patinkin and Charlie Day.
Season one of The Orbiting Human Circus (of the Air) is a co-presentation of WNYC Studios and Night Vale Presents.

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A Special Orbiting Live Ann...


You are cordially invited to Julian Koster’s livestream of songs, stories, and games of The Orbiting Human Circus and The Music Tapes on Sunday, November 1st, at 3:30PM Eastern Standard Time. YouTube link here:

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