Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will phase out the show’s iconic elephants from its performances by 2018.
The “human chandelier” stunt, in which performers hang by their hair from a suspended apparatus, won’t be performed. Eight acrobats and a ground worker were injured in an accident Sunday.
Forty decidedly silly souls serious about cutting it as a clown did their best to impress circus brass in the hopes of getting a coveted opening on Monday.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus made its stop at Barclays Center in Brooklyn for two days of high-flying fun.