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The juggling duo, The Passing Zone, will visit the WIU campus on Monday, March 25.
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The Passing Zone comes to WIU March 25

March 18, 2013

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MACOMB, IL – The juggling and comedic duo The Passing Zone will display their award winning skills during a BCA show at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 25 in Western Illinois University's Western Hall.

Just two weeks after their first performance together, Owen Morse and Jon Wee won the silver medal at the International Jugglers' Association Teams Competition. Since then, they have been finalists on "America's Got Talent," set five Guinness World Records and received 18 gold medals from the International Jugglers' Association.

In part of their act, The Passing Zone performs a section where they juggle people. For the WIU show, WIU President Jack Thomas, Macomb Mayor Mike Inman and McDonough District Hospital CEO Kenny Boyd have volunteered to be part of the act.

The Passing Zone has been featured in "The Addams Family Movie" and "The Aristocrats." They have appeared on the "Tonight Show," "Comic Strip Live," "An Evening at The Improv," "MADtv," "Sin City Spectacular," "Steve Harvey's Big Time" and "Today." They served as commentators for ESPN's coverage of the World Juggling Federation competitions. They also have performed at the White House and for the Royal British Family.

This performance is sponsored by the Pella Corporation.

Tickets for The Passing Zone, available at or by calling (309) 298-2900, range from $30 to $10 for public, $25 to $10 for WIU employees, senior citizens and youth and $20 to free for WIU students with a valid ID.

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