Ladies and Gentlemen…Children of All Ages…The Greatest Show on Earth just got Greater with “Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Barnum’s FUNundrum!”
Featuring 130 performers from six continents, almost 100,000 pounds of performing pachyderms, cowboys, pirates, and mermaids, “Barnum’s FUNundrum!” is a super-sized spectacle so massive you just can’t miss it.
The circus train is set to make stops at Newark, NJ (Prudential Center, March 3-7), East Rutherford, NJ (IZOD Center, March 10-14), Long Island (Nassau Coliseum, March 17-21) and New York City (Madison Square Garden, March 25-April 4).
This monumental, once in a lifetime event celebrates the 200th anniversary of the birth of the legendary P.T. Barnum, the Greatest Showman on Earth! and can only be experienced at The Greatest Show On Earth®, Barnum’s living legacy.
Ringmaster and New York City’s own Jonathan Lee Iverson invites the audience to leap aboard the Ringling Bros. train and go on a family FUNtastic adventure to meet exotic characters and witness thrilling performances that attempt to answer Barnum’s FUNundrum, “What special wonders create The Greatest Show On Earth?”
Produced by sisters Nicole Feld and Alana Feld, the first-ever female producers of The Greatest Show On Earth, “Barnum’ FUNundrum!” provides hours of thrilling entertainment that is fun for the whole family with ticket prices starting as low as $15.
Step right up and see the Flying Caceres attempt to complete the elusive quadruple somersault on the flying trapeze; a feat that hasn’t been mastered in more than three decades. Watch the Puyang troupe from China dazzle with a stunning display of dexterity as they bounce, flip, and twirl to new heights on a two-tiered trampoline. Be amazed as you witness the impossible contortions of the body benders who fit three humans in a cube the size of a milk crate.
Enjoy the wondrous ability of the Mighty Meetal, the strongest man in the world, as he lifts more than 1,200 pounds.And savor the stupendous skills of the hand balancers featuring Duo Fusion, a married pair of performers with a twist; the wife does the heavy lifting. New York and New Jersey are also well-represented as there are several performers and creative staff who are part of this magnificent production.
Arrive an hour before show time for the All Access Pre-show — free to all ticket holders — and meet performers and animals, learn circus skills and enjoy a taste of the performance before the show even starts.