Oklahoma City, OK, May 3, 2011 Ladies and Gentlemen…Children Of All Ages…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! that can only be experienced at The Greatest Show On Earth®, Barnum’s living legacy!


Ringmaster 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, “What special wonders create The Greatest Show On Earth?”


BARNUM 200 provides hours of thrilling entertainment that is fun for the whole family for about the price of a movie ticket. Ringling Bros. offers the greatest value in family entertainment making the circus Ticketmaster’s number one most purchased family event. 


Tickets for BARNUM 200 go on sale Saturday, May 7 and are available through, Ticketmaster or the Cox Convention Center box office.


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. 


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!


Performance Schedule

            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, or may be purchased at Cox Convention Center Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets including Homeland stores, or by calling Ticketmaster 1-800-745-3000.


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