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Ringling Bros. Gets Charged Up

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey electrifies audiences with its newest show.

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    Ringling Bros. Gets Charged Up
    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson, entertains the crowd at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Original Filename: Denver12.jpg

    Amazing animal tricks, superhuman stunts and clowns by the dozen—that could only mean one thing: the circus is in town.

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents: Fully Charged, recently made a pit stop in Philadelphia. The 141st installment of the world famous show made its Philly debut Wednesday with some larger than life changes.

    The new edition introduces 24-year-old Ringmaster Brian Crawford Scott, one of the youngest in the show’s history. This year also features Brian Miser known as the “Human Fuse,” soaring ablaze 80 feet in the air.

    Other highlights include animal trainer Tabayara taming a dozen wild tigers along with Ukrainian twosome Dmitry Nadolinkskiy and Ruslan Gilmulin lifting nimble acrobats atop 1000 pound telephone poles.

    "The Greatest Show on Earth" is at the Wells Fargo Center until Sunday. Show dates and times range, but tickets start at only $10.

    With this year's dazzling surprises and added features, the show is sure to electrify audiences of all ages.