Theatre: Bigger & Better

Grownups are prone to suppose that the only thing new about the circus each year is that large young section of the audience which has never seen the show before. In point of fact this supposition is untrue.

Competition from the new Cole Bros.-Clyde Beatty Circus (TIME, March 29) has caused the Big Show—the one & only Ringling Bros, and Barnum & Bailey Circus—to bestir itself to present this year a spectacle more exciting than ever. Young Si old who marched into Madison Square Garden last week to see the season's premiere emphatically agreed...