Show Business: The Greatest Showman on Earth

The Ringling Bros, and Barnum & Bailey Circus is:

1) Just a three-ring circus

2) Owned by a brother named Ringling or North or Barnum or Bailey

3) Dying

4) All of these

5) None of these

THE right answer is No. 5. In this, the 100th year of the road show originated by Phineas T. Barnum, the Ringling Brothers extravaganza is so healthy that it is actually a six-ring circus—two separate, full-scale circuses traveling two different itineraries. Last week the "Blue company" was playing Madison Square Garden while the "Red company" was packing them in...

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