The Robert Frost poem “Nothing Gold Can Stay,” which was a running theme in the film version of the SE Hinton novel “The Outsiders,” reminds us that time marches on and nothing, unfortunately, is permanent. And after a run that started in June, the cast of AllUSA will take their final bow on Aug. 6.
The French-style circus is the latest brainchild of Misha Matorin and Dreamcast Entertainment. Matorin has been the creative mind behind many of the Beau Rivage’s summer shows, including last summer’s BraVeau, which featured daredevil extraordinaire, Bello Nock.
AllUSA features a glimpse at some of the major historical events in American history and pop culture, from World War II to putting a man on the moon. The show is a thrill-packed look at history set to the soundtrack of Americana — The Andrews Sisters, Mason Williams and even the disco-era glitter of the Bee Gees.
As with any circus, AllUSA features a clown, who acts as the emcee for the show, delighting the audiences with more than a few tricks up his sleeve while sets are changed and props are rearranged.
If clowns aren’t your thing, the show offers jugglers, gymnasts, roller skating and several high wire acts set high above the Beau Rivage’s theater.
The show is also affordable, especially for families. Tickets range in price from $12.95 to $29.95 and there’s not a bad seat in the house.
AllUSA has shows Saturday and Sundays at 3 p.m. and at 7 p.m. and Monday-Thursday daily at 7 p.m. The final performance will be at 7 p.m. Aug. 6.