Mario, Queen of the Circus
Show times: Friday 28th - 7pm (Kiama Kabaret) Sat 29th - 2pm & 5pm Main Stage 6.45pm La Petite Grande Sun 30th - 12.30 Main Stage & 3pm La Petite Grande
A born showman and expert in both circus artistry and comedy, Mario comes brimming with unbridled passion. The Latin lothario’s hilarious full-length show and irresistable variety numbers have wooed audiences all over the world. Mario’s unique mix of complex juggling tricks and universal sex appeal can only find release in the arena-rocking anthems of his favorite supergroup, Queen.
Mario is the creation and alter ego of Clarke McFarlane, a New Jersey-born and New York City-schooled performer. First developed for the Off-Broadway hit Planet Banana, the character of Mario went solo in 2005 with his outdoor international festival show. Mario: Queen Of The Circus quickly became a festival favorite and has toured solidly since its inception. Mr. McFarlane performs Mario in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish and has done so from Eurasia to the Antipodes.