Feats of wonder: ‘Les Parfaits Inconnus’ circus delights at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre

Be amazed at the wacky talents of the members of “Les Parfaits Inconnus” on Jan. 7, at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre.

The New York premiere offers theater-goers a crazy adventure through the world of the circus, where comedy, acrobatics, balancing, and juggling mingle with the festive rhythms of live music. The scene is an abandoned lot on the outskirts of town, where a family of traveling circus performers stop and set up camp the way they always do, as part of their life on the road. One idle day, as the young bohemians are quietly keeping busy with small daily chores, they suddenly notice the unexpected presence of an audience fully determined to be entertained. With their instincts suddenly reawakened by this surprising visit, the travelling acrobats step up to the plate and showcase their multiple talents to the delight and awe of the audience.

“Les Parfaits Inconnus,” Jan. 7 at 11 am and 2 pm. Tickets are $17 and $14 for members.

Peter Jay Sharp Theatre [155 W. 65th St. at West End Avenue on the Upper West Side, (212) 864–5400; www.symphonyspace.org].