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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey present ‘Circus XTREME’ at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre April 28-May 1

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey present ‘Circus XTREME’ at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre April 28-May 1
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From a press release:

Prepare to be astonished and amazed by artists who redefine the word “extreme” in everything they do, magnifying traditional elements of the circus and combining these elements with never-before-seen spectacles; original, fast-paced performances; and incredibly hilarious moments. Do something extreme today and get your tickets for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents “Circus XTREME” at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre on April 28-May 1, 2016.

Children of all ages can let their imaginations go wild in an exhilarating adventure with extreme thrills, exotic animals, and extraordinary performers that add up to the ultimate family entertainment experience. High-wire wizards, powerful strongmen, BMX trick riders, trampoline daredevils, inconceivable contortionists, a high-flying human cannonball, a bungee aerial skydiving display, and an international assembly of more than 100 world-renowned artists provide 2 1/2 hours of thrilling entertainment.

Tickets for the show start at $15. All seats are reserved, and tickets are available by going to, calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000, in person at the NBT Bank Box Office at Mohegan Sun Arena (255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township), or any Ticketmaster outlet. For group rates and information, contact Tim Armbruster at 570-970-7600, ext. 1119, or by e-mail at

‘Circus XTREME’ performance schedule:

Thursday, April 28: 7 p.m.
Friday, April 29: 7 p.m.
Saturday, April 30: 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Sunday, May 1: 1 p.m.

Free with all ticket purchases, the party starts an hour before the show in the All Access Pre-show, where families can meet the international cast of performers and get up close to the menagerie of animals.

Ticketholders can purchase an upgrade and go backstage with a VIP behind-the-scenes tour of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey. To take advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime experience, log on to from your iPhone or Android smartphone and provide your name, e-mail, and phone number to become a VIP circus insider.

Feld Entertainment is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live touring family entertainment experiences that lift the human spirit and create indelible memories, with 30 million people in attendance at its shows each year. Feld Entertainment’s productions have appeared in more than 75 countries and on six continents to date, and include Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, Monster Jam, Monster Energy Supercross, Nuclear Cowboyz, AMSOIL Arenacross, Disney on Ice presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt, Disney Live! presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt, and Marvel Universe LIVE!