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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Return to Erwin Center 8/22-26

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AUSTIN, Texas--Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey will bring a surge of circus entertainment to the Frank Erwin Center August 22-26 with their all new show, Fully ChargedSM! Megawatts of thrills will explode off the arena floor as Children Of All Ages are energized by breathtaking daredevilry, superhuman stunts and never before-seen performances.

Fully Charged celebrates all kinds of power, including horsepower, performance power, the power of beauty and grace, and sheer athletic power. The show is led by newcomer Brian Crawford Scott, who will introduce the amazing acts and take the audience on a fully charged journey while singing original songs.

One of the remarkable performances includes Tabayara, a dynamic animal trainer whose rare ability to communicate with animals allows him to ride rearing stallions and orchestrate majestic four-ton Asian elephants in a symphony of dance. When he stands inside a cage, eye-to-eye with 12 ferocious tigers, Tabayara sees family where others see danger.

The fearless Fernandez Brothers are sure to dial up the thrills as they perform daring feats of athleticism on the Twin Turbines of Steel, including extreme jumps and twists inside and outside of the spinning wheels. The Human Fuse, Brian Miser, will set the arena sky ablaze as he is ignited and propelled 110 feet through the air at 65 miles per hour from his self-made human crossbow.

Another amazing act includes the Tian Yi Cheng Troupe as they perform jumps, leaps and flips on state-of-the-art bounce stilts, combining ancient Chinese acrobatics and modern sports technology. The Danguir family will electrify circus-goers on the high-voltage high-wire as they execute difficult and dangerous stunts.

The excitement will continue throughout the show as clowns from the world-famous Ringling Bros. Clown Alley charge up the energy with their silly antics and clownish comedy.

Performance Schedule:
Wednesday-Friday, August 22?24 at 7:30PM
Saturday, August 25 at 11:30AM, 3:30PM and 7:30PM
Sunday, August 26 at 2PM and 6PM

The Frank Erwin Center is located at 1701 Red River St. Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 471-7744

Tickets are $15, $25, $40 VIP, $60 VIP Gold or $80 Circus CelebritySM and are available at all Texas Box Office outlets including select H.E.B. stores, Ft. Hood ITR, by phone at (512) 477-6060 or 1-800-982-BEVO (2386) or online at TexasBoxOffice.com.

THE FOLLOWING DISCOUNTS ARE AVAILABLE:* Tickets are $10 on Opening Night. Groups of 15 or more SAVE $5 on tickets to all performances except Opening Night. Groups should call the Group Sales Department at (512) 232-4343 or email GroupSales@erwin.utexas.edu. Military SAVE $7 on tickets to all performances with valid Military ID at the Frank Erwin Center box office and Ft. Hood ITR. College and university students, faculty and staff SAVE $5 on tickets to all performances except Opening Night with valid ID at the Frank Erwin Center box office. Facility fee and convenience charges may apply. All information is subject to change.

*Discount is not available on the $40 VIP, $60 VIP Gold and $80 Circus Celebrity seats. No double discounts. Offers are subject to availability.

Suites at the Frank Erwin Center provide a unique environment to entertain your clients, family and friends. For more information about purchasing a suite, please call (512) 471-4713 or email  Suites@erwin.utexas.edu.

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