Ballyhoo Vol. VI, No. 1

 

The cover:

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.

Editor’s Fanfare:

In dealing with local law makers around the country the circus tried logic and persuasion when they should have  tried fear.

FYI:

In the aftermath of the announcement of the Ringling and Big Apple closings, several people and organizations have tried to pick up the pieces.

Feature Article:

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

Book Reviews:

       Sawdust Sisterhood by Steve Ward

       A History of the Circus by Pascal Jacob

Monte Carlo photo gallery