Times leader staff reports

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey “Circus Xtreme” coming to Mohegan Sun Arena

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A tiger tamer gets a kiss during Circus Xtreme.
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WILKES-BARRE — The greatest show on earth is coming to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza as Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey will present Circus Xtreme from April 28 to May 1. The show is being called the ultimate family entertainment experience, and it promises extreme thrills, exotic animals and extraordinary performers.

The circus will include high-wire acts, strongmen, BMX trick riders, trampoline daredevils, contortionists, a human cannonball, a bungee aerial skydiving display and an international assembly of more than 100 world-renowned artists.

Free with your ticket purchase, the party starts an hour before the show in the All Access Pre-show, where you and your family can meet the cast of performers and get close to the animals. Ticket holders can purchase an upgrade and go backstage with a VIP Behind the Scenes Tour by logging on to https://ringlingbros.expapp.com.

The performance schedule is: April 28 at 7 p.m., April 28 at 7 p.m., April 30 at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., and May 1 at 1 p.m. Tickets start at $15 and are available by visiting www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000.

Times leader staff reports

A tiger tamer gets a kiss during Circus Xtreme.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/web1_Tiger.jpgA tiger tamer gets a kiss during Circus Xtreme. Submitted photo
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