4

Brace Yourself for Adorableness: A Cat Circus is Coming

^
Keep Dallas Observer Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Dallas and help keep the future of Dallas Observer free.

We live under the assumption that cats defy training. That they are instinctively ambivalent to our desires. But that ain't true, and should I know, because I've seen the mother effin' Acro-Cats.

This traveling crew of renegade rescue felines not only performs tricks, but does them on stage in front of live audiences. Bell ringing? Done. Skateboarding? Totally handled. Tight rope walking? Yep, that too. How about playing in a rock band? Yes, but the music is better categorized as "loose jazz."

Trained by manager, kitty rescue advocate and girl in cat costume, Samantha Martin, this mischievous team of furballs perform to sold-out audiences all over the U.S. They're stopping in Fort Worth from this Thursday to Sunday at the Stage West Theatre (821 W. Vickery Blvd.), so you need to buy a ticket right now. (Did I mention there's a chicken who plays the cymbals named Hendia Jones?)

Keep the Dallas Observer Free... Since we started the Dallas Observer, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Dallas, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Dallas with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.

 

Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.