Savor a delicious 3-course dinner at Phare Cafe before enjoying a performance at Phare: The Cambodian Circus, Siem Reap's most original and electrifying stage show. This flavorful and exciting evening of entertainment is the perfect way to immerse yourself in Cambodian culture.
Make your way to Phare Cafe for a dinner of traditional Cambodian dishes like chicken and mango salad, local beef, and baked bananas, and then head to the big top to settle in for one of Phare's many captivating stage shows. Each features rousing performances from a cast of talented young Cambodian performers. The company is dedicated to giving underprivileged youths throughout the region the chance to transform their lives through art.
Some acts on the schedule include:
A mixture of drama, circus, and puppetry that explores everyday struggles for power and survival. Follow a cast of characters on a mission to discover their own strengths and find their place in the world.
A story of rejection, revenge, and forgiveness centered on a simple question: How far would you go to fight back against rejection and bullying? This performance is based on traditional Cambodian folktales and features original music and Apsara dance.
This story follows a child whose experience with war has distorted and darkened her reality. She uses the circus to discover her strength and heal herself and her community. The performance mixes contemporary circus techniques with painting and original, live music.
Follow the story of 2 ghosts haunting a group of students during this humorous take on traditional Cambodian beliefs. Cheer on the students as they form a plan to get rid of the pesky ghosts once and for all. This show features aerial acrobatics, contortion, and slapstick humor.
A man in a bar is seduced away from his lover by an alluring stranger, and a waiter gets caught up in an unexpected romance. An entertaining mix of humor, drama, and adrenaline-pumping rock music.