Pumpkin Festival 2016

Excerpts from PUMKINETICALLY Scripts written by Rita Abrams (2 time Emmy award winner) and Gregangelo

PERCIVAL THE MOST PERNICIOUS PUMPKIN in the land has been casting his spells, by spreading his seeds, and STEALING OUR BEATS—and we’ve GOT TO GET ‘EM BACK!!
And to GET ‘EM BACK, WE NEED YOU ALL TO CLAP.

Keep clapping your hands, if YOU SEE a MONKEY
And WATCH ME NOW, ‘cause I’m gonna get FUNKY!

The TRAINERS got the BEAT to CRACK THOSE WHIPS!
& their BEATS are as SWEET as CHOCO-LATE CHIPS!

There’s nothin’ like a drummer who keeps good time
They may DRESS ancient, but they’re still in their PRIME!

They dance with FIRE and they dance with SNAKES
They lift us HIGHER and they NEVER make mistakes!!

When you think of “graceful”, what seems relevant?
I’m guessing that it wouldn’t be a PINK BABY ELEPHANT!
And what made them PINK, these poor little fellas?
Their mamas fed them junk foodie PINK MARSHMALLOWS!

But we taught them all to see what healthy is about
And NOW they can turn themselves inside out!

This next act is the Best in the West
Your money back if you’re not SCARED TO DEATH!!
Watching
KNIFE THROWING is HARROWING but fun!
But if Mommy and Daddy try it, CALL 9-1-1!

And now, get ready to be inspired
As our AERIALISTS take you higher and higher
Even You can fly higher if you be-lieve
That Whatever you dream, you CAN achieve!

We started out low when we lost our BEAT
To Percival, the most Pernicious Pumpkin on the street
But EVERY ONE of YOU clapped along til we FOUND it
Cause we’ve got to work together—there is NO way around it!

Now even Percival, who used to be sneaky and stealthy
Is a brighter shade of orange and surprisingly healthy!!

We took a lotta risks and we took a lotta knocks
And now LOOK AT US!! TOGETHER, we are SOLID AS ROCKS!
So BE brave, SPEAK your truth, and don’t forget to laugh!
And together we will DANCE along the Golden Pumpkin Path!!

All the way from planet San Francisco, we are Velocity Circus
Eat healthy, live honestly!
And always dance to the beat of your own rhythm or to the rhythm of your own beat!!!

22nd Annual Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival
The Greatest Pumpkin Show on Earth
Elk Grove Park, Sacramento
October 1st & 2nd 2016

Click here to read A Herburger Publication article “Big-top fun” about Velocity Circus in Pumpkin Festival and “Be real…and have fun doing it” about Ringmaster Gregangelo.



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