It is only with your support that the Big Top can continue present the excellent and educational entertainment that you, and so many others, discover and are inspired by each year under the canvas tent. Become a member of the Blue Canvas Club when you donate $100 – and receive notice of the shows booked before the general public and merchandise discounts at the tent.Read More
Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua (sha-ta-qwa) is a year round non profit performing arts organization with a rich history. We operate an intimate 900-seat, all-canvas, state-of-the-art tent theater, producing and presenting a fifty-plus night summer season of concerts, plays, lectures, and a highly acclaimed professional local troupe which performs original multi-media musicals in the tent and on tour. Tent Show Radio, a weekly one hour program which showcases live performances from the Big Top stage, is aired on public radio stations throughout the country.Read More
The shuttles operate for most shows from June 13 thru Sept. 12. Shuttle for Big TAP on Sept. 13 leaves Ashland at noon
and Bayfield at 12:30. The shuttle is not available for matinees. Call for more information 715-373-5552.
There’s still time to sign up for this season. Please fill out the volunteer application below. Once we have received the volunteer application, we will be sending out how to access our online sign-up forms. You will be able to request to volunteer for shows as they are put on sale to the public.
Any questions, please call or email. We want this to be easy for you to sign-up for shows! Can’t wait for summer and working with you!Read More
African Children’s Choir
American Brass Revue
American Indian Dance Theatre
Arlo GuthrieRead More