Surprising news from Ringling Bros. tonight as Feld Entertainment announces that the circus, billed as "The Greatest Show On Earth", will end in May after 146 years.
Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey cited declining ticket sales and high operating costs as a contributing factor to the decision to close the famous circus.
The iconic American spectacle, Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey has two touring circuses that will perform 30 shows between now and May 2017, the the circus will come to its close. Major stops this season include, Atlanta, Washington, Philadelphia, Boston, and Brooklyn.
Here is the link to the circus's statement on their website: CLICK HERE