FAMILY SHOW REVIEW: BIG APPLE CIRCUS: by Susan Coronel


The Big Apple Circus has been long regarded as one of the classiest circuses around. Its latest production, The Grand Tour, marks the company’s 38th season, and gives audiences many reasons to continue such praise. The show is much more than sawdust and popcorn. It’s a dazzling display of live ...

Top Fun at the Big Top: Show Review by Jo Mispel


Taking early leave of a Halloween gathering, my Luke Skywalker five year old son, baby sister and I headed excitedly to our first Big Apple Circus. With distant memories of my own childhood, I was looking forward to my son experiencing the immediacy of a classic circus show, but without ...

Show Review: Big Apple Circus “Metamorphosis” by Margaret Hart


To me, the circus is ubiquitous with childhood. Like Apple Pie and Lemonade, it never goes out of style. But for some kids, like my soon-to-be, 10-year-old son, the mention of the circus gets me a “been there, done that” response.  These days, teetering on 10, if there isn't an ...