Ringling Bros. Circus comes to Bridgeport from Oct. 23-27

Tickets now are on sale for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus performances in Bridgeport from Oct. 23 to 27. This year’s "Dragon" show will be a “blend of renowned spiritual and real-life legends,” according to publicity material. The ringmaster is Johnathan Lee Iverson.

Acts include the Shaolin Kung Fu Warriors, charging Cossack riders, Asian elephants, tigers, the Globe of Steel and the Ringling Bros. clowns.

There is an all-access pre-show one hour before each performance, open to all ticket-holders. Families can participate in interactive experiences such as juggling and balancing skills lessons, get performer autographs, watch an elephant paint, and meet the clowns.

Performance times

Eight performances will take place at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport. Show times are:

— Wednesday, Oct. 23, 7 p.m.

— Thursday, Oct. 24, 7 p.m.

— Friday, Oct. 25, 7 p.m.

— Saturday, Oct. 26, 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

— Sunday, Oct. 27, 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.

All seats are reserved and prices start at $25 with advanced purchase. They are available at ticketmaster.com, by calling 800-745-3000, or at the Webster Bank Arena box office during normal business hours.

Learn more at www.Ringling.com.