Revamped 'Greatest Show on Earth' returns to Rosemont as part of North American tour
ROSEMONT, Ill. - After a six-year hiatus, the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey circus is returning to the Chicago area with a reimagined look.
Ryan Kristafer took FOX 32 inside the big tent with a sneak peek at what's new.
"The Greatest Show on Earth" is back, after Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey have searched the world with live auditions for the most spectacular artists.
With 75 performers from 18 countries, you’ll see high-flying aerial performers, acrobatics, BMX, a triangle high-wire, 4D trapeze, and never before seen acts.
"It’s just a remarkable honor to get to carry forward the tradition, the legacy of Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey to a new generation of fans," said Juliette Feld Grossman.
Feld Grossman of Feld Entertainment is heading up the reimagined experience, and you can see through immersive renderings and a one-inch scale model just how dynamic the show will be.
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The audience will surround the stage, with live immersive video of fans being integrated throughout the story that makes you part of the Greatest Show on Earth.
"We incorporate a lot of technology, but it's all about connecting the audience, not creating distance," Feld Grossman said.
The Greatest Show on Earth returns to Rosemont for six performances, between November 3-5.
Tickets are now on sale.