Ladies and gentlemen, two circuses cross paths in Hartford the same week — one, a new, modern vision of what a circus must have been like 114 years ago; the other among the final performances of a circus that has been around for 146 years.
The Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus is at the XL Center April 27 to 30 with its soon-to-close Circus Xtreme spectacular.
Circus 1903 is a new theater show from the producer of The Illusionists. Its first U.S. tour stops at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts April 28 to 30.
They couldn't have picked a better location to intersect. Connecticut has been home to some of the highest highs and lowest lows in circus...