Begley Prepares For His Guest Ringmaster Appearance At The Circus

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents DRAGONS opens tonight at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport and runs through Sunday 10.27. Ringmasters Johnathan and Paulo stopped by to tell me about the show and give me some advise for my guest ringmaster appearance.













DRAGONS is a Once in a Millennium Event Celebrating The Year of The Dragon!  


(Bridgeport, CT, September 20, 2013)Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents DRAGONS is a once in a millennium event that honors The Year of the Dragon.  Circus performers from the farthest reaches of the earth have assembled for Ringling Bros. Presents DRAGONS to showcase their astounding acts of bravery and astonishing athleticism. Ringling Bros.® Ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson presides over this fantastical celebratory tournament of circus champions that brings together mystic dragon lore with authentic circus feats. DRAGONS is a never-before-seen blend of renowned spiritual and real life legends and is coming October 23 - 27 to Webster Bank Arena inBridgeport.


The anticipation builds throughout Ringling Bros. Presents DRAGONS as Children Of All Agesbear witness to one phenomenal Ringling Bros. circus act after another, from Shaolin Kung Fu Warriors, charging Cossack riders, magnificent Asian elephants, fierce tigers to the frenzied Globe of Steel. As the audience observes these and even more real world displays that pay tribute to the dragon, their continued excitement will bring glimpses of the elusive beast. But, the big question remains; what will it take to lure a true dragon from its golden lair?


Ringling Bros. Presents DRAGONS opens an hour before show time with the All Access Pre-show available and FREE to all ticket holders.

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Performance Schedule:

Wednesday, Oct. 23                                    7 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 24                                        7 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 25                                             7 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 26       11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 27                     1 p.m. and 5 p.m.        


All seats are reserved and available at, by calling 1-800-745-3000 or at the Webster Bank Arena CLICK IT or TICKET Box Office during normal business hours. Tickets start at $25 for select performances. For the evening performances on Weds. Thurs., Fri., and Sat. at 7 p.m. and for the Sun 5 p.m show, tickets are $25, $50 (VIP), $75 (Front Row) and $100 (Circus Celebrity which includes a one-of-a-kind experience). For the daytime performances on Sat. at 11 a.m. & 3 p.m. and Sun. at 1 p.m. the ticket price are $29, $55 (VIP), $79 (Front Row) and $120 (Circus Celebrity). All ticket prices are $3 more each on the day of the show and additional fees may apply. For group rates and information, call 203-345-2300 option 7.

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