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Get a sneak peak of Ringling Bros.' Legends (slide show)

Check out the circus performers’ behind-the-scenes rehearsal of Legends, now at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Legends

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Legends

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Legends

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Legends

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Legends

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Legends

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Legends

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Legends

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Legends

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Legends

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Legends

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Legends

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Legends

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Legends

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Legends

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Legends

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Legends

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Legends

Photograph: Jessica Lin

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Legends


Check out the photos from our behind-the-scenes sneak peek at Legends, the newest circus show by Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey. We were wowed by the jugglers, dazzled by the acrobats and had our funny bones tickled by the clowns—and for the next two weeks, you and your family can experience all of this and more at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. 


Legends tells the story of the Legend Seeker, who embarks on a hot-air balloon journey around the world in search of legendary creatures and people. Along the way he makes friends, from Chinese acrobats who flip through the air in sparkling suits to a motorcycle band of eight Paraguayan brothers who perform seemingly impossible upside-down-and-backwards bike tricks, in all corners of the world. He even meets lions, tigers, a woolly mammoth, a Pegasus and a unicorn!

As always, the Ringling Bros. bring comedy and fantasy together in their show—which has set up camp at the Barclays Center through March 2—to create traditional family circus fun peppered with mysterious twists. All admission tickets allow you and your kids to venture into the arena for the Pre-Show one hour before the circus starts, where you can meet and take photos with the Ringling Bros.’ family of performers from around the globe. Your little ones can even become performers themselves by learning tricks from the pros and diving into a wardrobe brimming with circus costumes! For an additional fee (and for the first time ever), your family can wander behind the scenes to experience circus life in the Ringmaster Zone (tickets include a spot among the “best seats in the house”). For information about show times and tickets, visit the Ringling Bros. website.


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