Down Under the Big Top

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Down Under the Big Top
Produced by Steve Taylor
Written by Steve Taylor
Starring
Music by Newsboys
Production
company
Star Song Moving Pictures
Distributed by Star Song Moving Pictures
Release dates
  • September 8, 1996 (1996-09-08)
Running time
60 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Down Under the Big Top is a 1996 American movie. It is the Newsboys' first feature film and was released as a direct-to-video title.[1] The film also represents the first screenplay ever written by director Steve Taylor.[2]

Plot[edit]

When the band inherits a minor league circus on the verge of bankruptcy, they formulate a plan to put on one final show.

Cast[edit]

  • John James as Himself, Lead Vocalist
  • Peter Furler as Himself, Drummer/Vocals
  • Phil Joel as Himself, Bassist/Vocals
  • Jody Davis as Himself, Guitarist/Vocals
  • Duncan Phillips as Himself, Percussionist
  • Jeff Frankenstein as Himself, Keyboardist
  • Mark Lowry as Commercial Director
  • Steve Taylor as Himself
  • Gary Chapman as Clergy
  • Phil Madeira as Hack the Clown
  • Greg Menza as Sack the Clown
  • Amy Glass as Darlene
  • Becky Glass as Carlene
  • Robert Granger as Mongo
  • Ben Pearson as Uncle Luigi
  • Russ Long as "Free Bird" the Stagehand
  • Gregg Jampol as Weight-loss ad guy

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Reality"
  2. "Breathe"
  3. "Take Me To Your Leader"
  4. "Shine"
  5. "Breakfast"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Seaman, David (October 21, 2013). "Newsboys keyboardist and bassist talks about upcoming concert, new album and Christian music scene". The Echo. Retrieved March 6, 2014. 
  2. ^ Price, Deborah Evans (August 18, 1996). "Newsboys Enter Film Circus in 'Down Under the Big Top'". Billboard (magazine). Retrieved March 4, 2014. 

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