March 27, 2012\
PICK OF THE DAY Clowning around The cozy one-ring Big Apple Circus is back for its annual visit with ‘‘Dream Big!’’ a new show chock-full of juggling, acrobats, animal acts, and flying trapeze artists.
It’s also the farewell tour for Barry Lubin, who will be donning his curly gray wig and yellow support hose for the Big Apple for one last run. See the International Clown Hall of Famer transformed into the lovable Grandma alongside acts including the Flying Cortes, Russian juggler Dmitry Chernov, the Chinese Shandong Acrobats, Swiss hand balancer Melanie Chy, and Jenny Vidbel and her Arabian horses and dynamic doggies.
March 27, sold out. March 28-30, 6:30 p.m. Additional shows through May 13, see website for schedule. $15-$65. Boston City Hall Plaza. 888-541-3750, www.bigapplecircus.org TUESDAY