ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus began in the 19th century. But it will broadcast its final show on the most 21st century of channels: Facebook Live.
The company told The Associated Press this week that the final performance of the “greatest show on earth” on May 21 will be streamed live on the social media network and on the circus website.
A tight rope snapped and people are in critical condition at the Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey circus at the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence RI
The circus has been cancelled for the duration of the weekend.
The Providence Journal reports that several people were injured and the performance was canceled after the accident