The Ballyhoo Vol. VI, No. 7



Troy Wunderle as the keeper of the museum  keys in the Circus Smirkus production Midnight at the Museum, photo by Justin Miel

Editor’s Fanfare:

Which is more likely to revitalize  the American circus: art or skill?


A new study tells us what we already knew and Smirkus schedules auditions.

Feature Article:

In an effort to attract more potential cast members Cirque du Soleil joined with two other companies in Montreal to stage a joint audition.

Passing Spectacle:

       Circus Smirkus, Midnight at the Museum

       The Last Great American Flyer

Photo Galleries:

       Circus Smirkus, Midnight at the Museum

       Combined Audition