As part of its 20th anniversary season, ETHEL presented a multimedia musical journey into the history of the iconic Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus that explored and honored the complex relationship between circus troupes, their performers, and the audiences they inspired.
Join ETHEL and The Ringling Museum for the online premiere event of Circus: Wandering City on Friday, May 8 at 3pm.
Circus: Wandering City was co-commissioned by The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and Brooklyn Academy of Music’s 2018 Next Wave Festival. Imagery and interviews from The Ringling Archives. Recorded at the world premiere in The Historic Asolo Theater January 26-27, 2018.