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Tickets for BARNUM 200 The Biggest Birthday Bash in History on sale Sept. 23

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The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® are at it again, presenting BARNUM 200SM The Biggest Birthday Bash in Circus History! Set to hit the Palace of Auburn Hills November 9-13, 2011, this show celebrates 200 years of incredible entertainment.

With 130 performers from six continents, more than 100,000 pounds of pachyderms, cowboys, pirates and mermaids, this is one spectacular event you won’t want to miss. Talk about a spectacle.

The story starts like this: Ringmaster Jonathan Lee Iverson will invite the audience to hop aboard the Ringling Bros. train that will take them on a journey to meet exotic characters and witness thrilling performances. They will discover the answer to this question: “What special wonders create The Greatest Show On Earth®?”

If you’re not intrigued yet, you might be interested to know that the Flying Caceres trapeze artists will attempt the quadruple somersault on the flying trapeze. Be amazed by the flips and jumps of the Puyang troupe. And that’s only the beginning of the magic.

Tickets go on sale September 23 and are available through, Ticketmaster or the Palace of Auburn Hillsbox office. Ticket prices begin at $13, the greatest value in family entertainment. Don’t miss out on Ticketmaster’s number one most purchased family event!

As a ticketholder, you’ll have access to a preshow, where you can meet performers and animals and learn circus tricks. There are limited VIP floor seats available, with prices starting at $35. To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-745-3000. Groups can call 248-377-8638.

Performance times run as follows:

Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

Friday at 11a.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Saturday at 11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Sunday 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.

For more information on The Greatest Show on Earth® visit



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