Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus 'Built to Amaze'

Ever wonder what goes on under the big top when no one's around? Well, now fans of all ages can find out what it takes to build "The Greatest Show on Earth," as the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey come together to present Built to Amaze!, Nov. 12-16, 2014 at the Palace of Auburn Hills.

Built to Amaze! features 110 of the world's best circus performers from 17 different counties, along with more than 95 exotic animals. Showgoers can expect to see 16 big cats jump and roar, a troupe of 10 aerial athletes jumping and catapulting from trampolines, high-wire stunts, a human cannon ball, clowns and much more.

The show will take you backstage where you can see these performers as they prepare for their acts, where you can discover how circus shows are put together and see all the work that performers put in to provide you with an awesome experience.

Audience members are also invited to get involved before the show and learn some dance movies, silly antics and circus skills like juggling from the famous Ringling Bros. clowns.

Times are as follows:

  • Wednesday-Thursday: 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 and 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday: 1 and 5 p.m.

Tickets start at $14.

For more information on Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey come together to present Built to Amaze!, see the Metro Parent calendar listing.


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