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  • Hugh Jackman To Star In P.T. Barnum Movie Musical

    Hugh Jackman To Star In P.T. Barnum Movie Musical
    Bridgeport's P.T. Barnum will be the subject of a new movie musical: "The Greatest Showman on Earth" starring Hugh Jackman.
  • Tom Thumb's 'Raucous Adventures' Become The Tale In New Novel

    Tom Thumb's 'Raucous Adventures' Become The Tale In New Novel
    Tom Thumb was one of the first international entertainment celebrities. P.T. Barnum's legendary tiny song-and-dance man, a Bridgeport native, made both commoners and kings giddy with delight at his unusual small stature, his talent and his elaborate...

    The Barnum Museum in Bridgeport Shares the Success Story of Singer Jenny Lind

    The Barnum Museum in Bridgeport Shares the Success Story of Singer Jenny Lind
    Before Facebook, Twitter, email, computers or even cars, P.T. Barnum was killin' it with his P.R. and marketing techniques. One of his success stories was a singer named Jenny Lind, known as the Swedish Nightingale. He led her on an American tour in...

    Great-Great-Grandsons Honor Ancestors At Gettysburg

    Great-Great-Grandsons Honor Ancestors At Gettysburg
    This will be an extraordinary weekend for Connecticut residents William H. Hincks and Kierran Broatch. Today, the two men will join 12,000 other blue- and gray-clad participants in the conclusion of a three-day re-enactment commemorating the 150th...

    Barnum's 203rd Birthday Bash at The Beardsley Zoo

    Barnum's 203rd Birthday Bash at The Beardsley Zoo
    Even 203 years after his birth, P.T. Barnum still affects the lives of Bridgeport residents. The Barnum Museum is throwing a party at the Beardsley Zoo to recognize this fact and celebrate. Author Elinor Biggs, Barnum's great, great, great grand...