Popovich Comedy Pet Theatre Comes to West Chester University on Saturday, Feb. 10


Circus performer Gregory Popovich and his entourage of world-class performing pets.
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Circus performer Gregory Popovich and his entourage of world-class performing pets will be at West Chester University’s Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall for one performance only on Saturday, Feb. 10, at 7:00 PM at 700 S. High St., West Chester. Tickets start at $15.

Heralded as “a Cirque show with animals!” by USA Today, Popovich is an award-winning, family-oriented act that features stunning animal tricks, Popovich’s unique comedy and juggling, performances by European-style clowns, balancing acts, and 30 performing pets (with house cats and dogs all rescued from animal shelters), geese, white doves, and parrots.

Popovich is a native of Kiev, Ukraine, and is an alumnus of the Great Moscow Circus and the Ringling Bros., and Barnum & Bailey Circus. He is a trained clown and a world record-setting juggler. A professional circus performer since age 12, Popovich personally trains the dogs and cats that form the core cast of Comedy Pet Theater.

Comedy Pet Theater has performed in 25 countries and has been featured on television’s The Tonight ShowLate Night with David Letterman, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Animal Planet, and America’s Got Talent. Comedy Pet Theater also has been featured in People magazine, The New York Times Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, and The New Yorker, among others.

Now in its 15th season at the Planet Hollywood Resort/Casino in Las Vegas, Popovich Comedy Pet Theatre has over 1 million views on TikTok, YouTube, and Instagram.

Learn more about upcoming events at West Chester University and how the university offers a comprehensive public institution, with a diverse range of more than 200 undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs in more than 50 fields of study.

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