Tom (Dougherty) and Pepe (Silva Rodriguez) as they appeared in the Monte Carlo International Festival of Circus. Photo courtesy of the Monte Carlo International Festival of Circus.
In dealing with local law makers around the country the circus tried logic and persuasion when they should have tried fear.
In the aftermath of the announcement of the Ringling and Big Apple closings, several people and organizations have tried to pick up the pieces.
Tom Dougherty discusses the latest development in his clowning career: taking on a partner.
The Passing Spectacle:
The 41st Monte Carlo International Festival of Circus
Cirque d’Hiver’s Surprise
Sawdust Sisterhood by Steve Ward
A History of the Circus by Pascal Jacob