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Barnum Review

On Saturday 11th April, I went to see the current UK tour of Barnum and this was a spectacle!

Leading the cast was Brian Conley as PT Barnum himself, who was played Edna Turnblad and Fagin in recent years, and he took that stage and owned it! 438 more words

Working For Peanuts

On March 9th in 1865, the Civil War ended, and one year later, the Civil Rights Bill of 1866 (which formed the basis for the 14th Amendment) was passed.   124 more words

REVIEW: Barnum – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

If you love a spectacle and value showmanship over substance, then you’ll adore this colourful Cameron Mackintosh revival of Mark Bramble, Cy Coleman and Michael Stewart’s… 512 more words


The Forer-Barnum Effect.

I’ve always ignored horoscopes on a sceptical dismissiveness, but only recently have I been able to pinpoint exactly why.

Every single horoscope could be applied to anybody in any situation at any given time. 689 more words


Ringling Bros. eliminating elephant acts

POLK CITY, Fla. (AP/PIX11) — The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is ending its iconic elephant acts amid growing public concerns for how the creatures are treated while being made for perform. 215 more words



If you haven’t got your tickets for Barnum at Theatre Royal, Norwich get on the phone to the box office now.  Brian Conley is a born entertainer.  48 more words


Barnum (UK Tour) - Newcastle


P T Barnum – Brian Conley

Chairy Barnum – Linzi Hateley

Jenny Lind – Kimberly Blake

Tom Thumb – Mikey Jay-Heath

Joice Heath – Landi Oshinowo… 588 more words