Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® returns once again to our area this month with the 141st edition of the Greatest Show On Earth®. The circus has been a New York City tradition since 1919 and its traditional home has been Madison Square Garden. However, due to the Garden's current renovations, the circus will be held instead at Newark's Prudential Center.
The new show, Fully Charged, features breathtaking daredevilry, superhuman stunts, and never-before-seen performances in classic Ringling Bros. style. Featured acts include Tabayara, a dynamic animal trainer who tames tigers, rides stallions, and teachers elephants to dance. You'll also see the Fearless Fernandez Brothers perform daring feats of athleticism on the Twin Turbines of Steel, and the Human Fuse, Brian Miser, shoot 80 feet into the air from his self-made human crossbow. And, of course, the show will include much comedic revelry, courtesy of the circus' world-famous clowns.
What: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®: Fully Charged
When: February 23-25 at 7:30pm; February 26 at 10:30am, 3pm, and 7:30pm; February 27 at 1pm and 5pm
Where: Prudential Center, 165 Mulberry Street, Newark, NJ
How much: $15 and up
For more information: 973-757-6000 or www.prucenter.com
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