The Ballyhoo Vol. V, No. 6



Nik Wallenda as he appeared in his production Zirkus in Atlantic City, photo by Paul Gutheil

Editor’s Fanfare:

Reviews of circuses these days are often biased against the circus and are projecting a negative picture of traditional circus performances.


AYCO is initiating a new study; Cirque du Soleil’s Paramour breaks another tradition on Broadway and Lillian Leitzel’s life could become a film.

Feature Article:

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Nik Wallenda struggles with success and

is working to give the circus a more positive image.




The Passing Spectacle:

       Circus Smirkus, Up, Hup and Away

       Circus Juventas Wonderland

       Cirque’s Toruk

        Nik Wallenda’s Zirkus

The West Coast Passing Spectacle

Mittens and Mistletoe

Photo Galleries:

       Maike Schulz’s images from Zirkus

       Circus Smirkus’ Up Hup and Away

       Circus Juventas’ Wonderland