“The Greatest Show on Earth” is making a comeback featuring extraordinary humans and no animal acts five years after shutting down its three-ring circus, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey announced Wednesday.
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“The Greatest Show on Earth” is making a comeback — without animal acts — five years after shutting down its three-ring circus
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey announced Wednesday that their show will go on in September 2023
It will be interactive, featuring audience engagement, and celebrate performers from around the world, displaying what it calls “incredible feats that push the limits of human potential”
The Florida-based company says it is conducting a global talent search, with rehearsals beginning next month for a tour next year that will visit more than 50 cities in North America
Talent teams have already conducted auditions in Argentina, Mongolia, Ethiopia, France and the United States, with more than 1,000 performers applying to join a 50-city North American tour starting in September 2023, and international dates to follow, according to the owner of the historic circus, Feld Entertainment.
“For us, Ringling is about bringing the world’s talents to people’s hometowns,” the chief operating officer, Juliette Feld Grossman, told The Associated Press in an interview. “We are entertainment for everyone and it’s important that everyone who comes to the show finds something and someone that they can really connect and relate to.”
The company heard from many fans …