Bakersfield, CA / April 29, 2016 – This July, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®, the circus that started it all, invites fans to blast off on an intergalactic adventure with the launch of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Out Of This World™. Feld Entertainment, Inc., the world’s leading producer of live family entertainment, today announced that this new, immersive experience will debut on the West Coast for the first time in the 145 year history of Ringling Bros.; premiering in Bakersfield at Rabobank Arena from Friday, September 9 – Sunday, September 11. Tickets for all California engagements are on sale to the general public starting today.
“As we unveil Out Of This World, a show unlike anything experienced before, we are launching our iconic brand into the future,” said Alana Feld, Executive Vice President of Feld Entertainment and Producer of Out Of This World. “Ringling Bros. is constantly changing, but this is more than that. In this production, we’re creating a new genre of circus that will shatter expectations, spark excitement and push the limits of what’s possible.”
In Out Of This World, audiences will be riveted by an interactive, action-packed storyline filled with space-age family fun and technology, which deepens their connection to the performers. Through the lens of a magic telescope capable of discovering the most spectacular circus stars in the galaxy, they will join the Circus Space Fleet on a heroic mission of good versus evil to bring performers back to Earth, traveling to interstellar worlds of sand, water, fire and ice.
For the first time, the show features thrill skaters, in addition to unbelievable performances by gravity-defying acrobats, majestic animals and hilarious clowns. Imaginations will run wild throughout the non-stop display of artistic athleticism, with acts seamlessly transitioning from floor to air to ice, a feat never before done in Ringling Bros. history.
“By adding the element of ice, we’re bringing speed and motion to an already thrilling, multi-sensory performance,” said Feld. “Throughout the show, families won’t know where the floor ends and the ice begins. In the same way, parents won’t know what’s more amazing: what is happening in front of them or the look of wonder in their children’s eyes.”
BAKERSFIELD SHOW DETAILS
WHEN: Friday, September 9th – Sunday, September 11th
Friday, September 9 7:00 PM
Saturday, September 10 11:00 AM, 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM
Sunday, September 11 1:00 PM & 5:00 PM
WHERE: Rabobank Arena – 1001 Truxton Ave., Bakersfield, CA 93301
TICKETS: Ticket start at just $12 each!
All seats are reserved; tickets available thru AXS.com, charge by phone at 888-9AXS-TIX or visit the Rabobank Arena Box Office. *tickets may be subject to service charges & facility fees
For a complete list of tour dates and locations through December 2016 and to purchase tickets, please visit the Ringling Bros. website (www.Ringling.com). Future tour dates will be announced at a later date. Stay current on the latest developments by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube — @RinglingBros.