The Orbiting Human Circus

The Orbiting Human Circus

www.wnycstudios.org/shows/orbitinghumancircus
Discover a wondrously surreal world of magic, music, and mystery. This immersive, cinematic audio spectacle follows the adventures of a lonely, stage-struck janitor who is drawn into the larger-than-life universe of the Orbiting Human Circus, a fantastica


Coming Soon: OHC News and Anthem: Homunculus
Apr 23 • 31 min
Hi friends! We’ve got a special message for you from Julian — and a preview of a wonderful new show from OHC’s own John Cameron Mitchell. Anthem: Homunculus features 31 original songs delivered by 40 actors (who hold 7 Tony Awards®) and 30 musicians on…
The 2nd Imaginary Symphony: An Orbiting Human Circus Holiday Special
Nov 20, 2018 • 65 min
Welcome to what has become a wintertime tradition here in Orbiting Human Circus-land! The 2nd Imaginary Symphony was originally recorded from 1999–2001 in Athens, Georgia, and New York City by a group of best friends. It was first broadcast on WNYC in…
(Of the Air): Eighthly! – Director’s Cut
May 21, 2018 • 32 min
This special edition of The Orbiting Human Circus (of the Air) Season One is a co-presentation of WNYC Studios and Night Vale Presents. Today, Julian reveals the real ending of the season for the very first time with a new director’s cut of the Season…
(Of the Air): Seventhly!
May 20, 2018 • 28 min
This special edition of The Orbiting Human Circus (of the Air) Season One is a co-presentation of WNYC Studios and Night Vale Presents. Hold onto your hats – extraordinary events strike the Orbiting Human Circus! Starring John Cameron Mitchell as Mr.…
(Of the Air): Sixthly!
May 19, 2018 • 31 min
This special edition of The Orbiting Human Circus (of the Air) Season One is a co-presentation of WNYC Studios and Night Vale Presents. A special tale for the holiday season—or any season. Plus, the saws sing for the janitor! Starring Larry “Ratso” Sloman…
(Of the Air): Fifthly!
May 18, 2018 • 29 min
This special reissue of The Orbiting Human Circus (of the Air) Season One is a co-presentation of WNYC Studios and Night Vale Presents. An on-air hypnosis demonstration goes horribly wrong. Plus: the janitor sings! Starring John Cameron Mitchell as Mr.…
(Of the Air): Fourthly! – The Janitor’s Nights
May 17, 2018 • 28 min
This special reissue of The Orbiting Human Circus (of the Air) Season One is a co-presentation of WNYC Studios and Night Vale Presents. Hear the tale of history’s greatest rhythmic genius, meet a remarkable platypus, and follow the janitor as he wanders…
(Of the Air): Thirdly!
May 16, 2018 • 30 min
This special edition of The Orbiting Human Circus (of the Air) Season One is a co-presentation of WNYC Studios and Night Vale Presents. Will the famed storytelling cricket (Tim Robbins) return? Plus, Charlie Day and Mary Elizabeth Ellis perform…
(Of the Air): Secondly! – The Cricket
May 15, 2018 • 39 min
This special edition of The Orbiting Human Circus (of the Air) Season One is a co-presentation of WNYC Studios and Night Vale Presents. Hear Mandy Patinkin perform an extraordinary musicological demonstration and a cricket (Tim Robbins) spin the…
(Of the Air): Firstly!
May 14, 2018 • 36 min
This special edition of The Orbiting Human Circus (of the Air) Season One is a co-presentation of WNYC Studios and Night Vale Presents. Welcome to the world of The Orbiting Human Circus: discover the surreally impossible radio show broadcast from the top…
A Special Presentation from WNYC Studios and Night Vale Presents
May 10, 2018 • 0 min
A special new edition of The Orbiting Human Circus (of the Air) Season One from WNYC Studios and Night Vale Presents, with brand new episode-by-episode behind-the-scenes commentary and a director’s cut of the season finale. Discover a wondrously surreal…