Welcome to the Greatest Show on Earth! Barnum is a musical with lyrics by Michael Stewart, and music by Cy Coleman. It is based on the life of showman Phineas Taylor (PT) Barnum, covering the period from 1835 through 1880 in America and major cities of the world where Barnum took his performing companies. The production combines elements of traditional musical theater with the spectacle of the circus. The characters include jugglers, trapeze artists and clowns, as well as such real-life personalities as Jenny Lind and General Tom Thumb. The original Broadway production ran for 854 performances and was followed by a London production, among others.
March 13*, & 14, 20 & 21: Friday & Saturday, 7:30 pm
March 15 & 22: Sunday, 3:00 pm
*There will be a special free reception after the performance on Friday, March 13th to celebrate opening night.
Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under (group bookings for ten people or more receive a discount of $5 per person - for information call 912-233 3595) and are available at www.asburymemorial.org/theatre as well as at the door.