FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
22 June 2022
Chasity Edwards, UniverSoul Circus
Hank Ernest, UniverSoul Circus
UNIVERSOUL CIRCUS SETS ITS SIGHTS ON WASHINGTON DC THIS SUMMER
The Show Returns to National Harbor, Bringing That Eccentric Flavor, and Highlighting Amazing New Talent from Around the World
SPONSORED BY MCDONALD’S OF GREATER BALTIMORE, WASHINGTON, D.C., and EASTERN SHORE
Washington D.C. – Proudly celebrating 29 high-flying years as America’s top-ranked venue for music, laughter, and unmatched performance artistry, the UniverSoul Circus brings its show-stopping swag back to Washington DC this summer.
UniverSoul’s spectacular, red and yellow striped big top will be at National Harbor starting June 30. Tickets are on sale now at www.UniverSoulCircus.com and www.Ticketmaster.com. Parking is paid on-site.
Acts this season include the Ringmaster duo with the hilarious Donald “N.O.” Long from New Orleans and the multi-talented Cheyenne from Trinidad and Tobago, along with the UniverSoul Circus longest serving member Zeke. Other acts include dazzling Aerial Ballerinas, Fresh the Clowns, spicy Caribbean Dancers, no gravity Highwires, Trapeze, Wheel of Death, Kanat Horse Riders and Daredevil Motorcycles. UniverSoul Circus features performers from virtually every corner of the globe, including the United States, Trinidad and Tobago, Antigua, Barbuda, South Africa, Mongolia, Peru, Mexico, Gabon, and Guinea to name a few.
“We’re excited to bring the fun back to the families and community of Washington D.C. this year and are thrilled to do this with our continued partnership with McDonald’s,” said Founder and CEO Cedric Walker. “DC is a special place for me personally, as I can recall some of my fondest childhood memories here and I’m excited to be able to create those memories for the next generation.”
The UniverSoul Circus is sponsored by McDonald’s of greater Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and Eastern Shore. Local McDonald’s franchisees will be interacting with guests during a Community Night event on June 14th and are delighted to support the festivities.
"McDonald's owners and operators of the greater Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and Eastern Shore areas have been partnering with the UniverSoul Circus for 11 years due to its positive impact on our community," said Craig B. Welburn, president of McDonald's Capital Business Unit. "We are dedicated to serving our community in any way possible and we are happy to continue bringing joy to everyone who joins in on the festivities."
Visit www.universoulcircus.com for more info, ticket prices, show times, and schedules. Follow us on Facebook @UniverSoulcircus, Twitter @UniverSoulCirc and Instagram @UniverSoulCircus.
About UniverSoul Circus
UniverSoul is a highly interactive combination of circus arts, theater, and music that spans a myriad of genres including Pop, Classic R&B, Latin, Hip Hop, Jazz, and Gospel. It embraces and celebrates the unique and familiar aspects of pop culture globally by bringing them center stage with a cast of international performers. UniverSoul Circus is rated as one of the top two circuses in America along with Cirque du Soleil. UniverSoul’s fresh approach to family friendly live entertainment has garnered it a coveted spot as one of Ticketmaster’s top ten most requested family events. The Circus was founded 29 years ago in Atlanta by concert and theater promoter Cedric Walker.
About McDonald’s Capital Business Unit
The 53 local McDonald's owners and operators of the Capital Business Unit represent the 468 McDonald's restaurants located in the greater Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and Eastern Shore areas. This group of owners and operators are committed to the communities that they serve, the people they employ, and providing food that's made with quality ingredients.