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Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey Returns to OKC in June
By Tourism Industry Partner
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents
BARNUM 200SM Roars Into the Cox Convention Center
in Oklahoma City June 23-26
Oklahoma City, OK, March 18, 2011… The Greatest Show On Earth just got Greater with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents BARNUM 200SM. Featuring 130 performers from six continents, almost 100,000 pounds of performing pachyderms, cowboys, pirates, and mermaids, BARNUM 200 is a super-sized spectacle so massive you just can’t miss it!
This monumental, once in a lifetime event celebrates The Biggest Birthday Bash in Circus History and can only be experienced at The Greatest Show On Earth®, Barnum’s living legacy!
Ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson invites the audience to leap aboard the Ringling Bros. Express and go on a family FUNtastic adventure to meet exotic characters and witness thrilling performances that attempt to answer, “What special wonders create The Greatest Show On Earth?”
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 over 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 over 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.
And one hour before show time, families can meet the performers, get autographs, and see an amazing elephant that paints at the All Access Pre-show – FREE with a purchased ticket!
Thursday, June 23 7:30 p.m.
Friday, June 24 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 25 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 25 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, June 26 3:00 p.m.
BARNUM 200 runs June 23 - 26 at the Cox Convention Center. A select number of Circus Celebrity seats, which guarantee a one-of-a-kind Ringling Bros. experience, are available for each performance.
Tickets are $70 (Circus Celebrity), $50 (Front Row), $30 (VIP), and $20. Children’s (age 2-12) tickets* are $10 (excludes Circus Celebrity, Front Row and VIP seats.) *At least one adult ticket must be purchased for every 4 kids’ tickets.
SPECIAL OPENING NIGHT OFFER! TICKETS $10! Thu. June 23 at the 7:30 pm performance. (Excludes Circus Celebrity, Front Row, and VIP seats. No double discounts. Cannot be used for prior purchases or group sales orders. Service charges, handling and facility fees may apply.) All seats are reserved, and tickets are available online at ringling.com, ticketmaster.com or may be purchased at Cox Convention Center Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets including Homeland stores, or by calling Ticketmaster
For more information on Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® visit ringling.com.
About Feld Entertainment, Inc. Feld Entertainment is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live entertainment experiences that lift the human spirit and create indelible memories, with 30 million people in attendance at its shows each year. Feld Entertainment's productions have appeared in more than 70 countries on six continents and include Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®, Feld Motor Sports, Disney On Ice, and Disney Live!