Ringling Bros. Shuts Down The Big Top After 146 YearsWith laughter, hugs and tears — and the requisite death-defying stunts — the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus received its final standing ovation Sunday night as it performed its last show.
The "Greatest Show On Earth" Folds Its Tent For GoodFaced with declining ticket sales, the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus -- after juggling the numbers as best it could -- is staging its final performance.
Tumble From Tightrope Injures 5, Including WallendasIt was supposed to be the headline act for Circus Sarasota: a high-wire pyramid some 30 feet in the air. But during practice Wednesday an accident befell the eight performers.
Circus Owners To Discuss Closing Of 'Greatest Show On Earth'Feld Entertainment is expected to take more questions about the closing of the iconic Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus during a news conference today.
Love It Or Hate It, People Have Opinions On The CircusReaction to news that the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus was closing after 146 years — from saddened celebrities to elated animal rights advocates — flew as fast as a flying trapeze.
Ringling Bros. Circus To Close After 146 YearsThe Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will end "The Greatest Show on Earth" in May, following a 146-year run.
Library Receives $268,000 Award To Preserve Circus HistoryMilner Library at Illinois State University has received a $268,000 award to digitize a collection of circus route books dating back to the 19th century.
Ringling Brothers Hires First-Ever Female RingmasterIt's a first in the 146 year history of the Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus. The Greatest Show on Earth has hired a woman to be the next ringmaster.
Last Dance: Final Performance For Ringling Bros. ElephantsThe curtain fell a final time for elephants performing at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus as the circus ended a practice that enthralled audiences for two centuries.
Ringling Bros. Circus Elephants To Retire In MayThe Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is ending its elephant acts a year and a half early, and will retire all of its touring elephants in May.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Brings DRAGONS To DallasThe greatest show on Earth is in Dallas.