Tonight, beginning at 6 pm, we will be showing episodes 1 and 2 of “Circus” the documentary that explores what it is really like to run away and join the circus. This series was shown on PBS in the fall of 2010 and follows the company and crew of the Big Apple Circus, both in the ring and backstage.
Episodes 3 and 4 will be shown on April 25, 6 pm.
Episodes 5 and 6 will be shown on May 2, 6 pm.
This series is shown in conjunction with the current exhibition, Georges Rouault: Circus of the Shooting Star, on view through May 13, 2012.
This program is not rated and contains material that may not be appropriate for all viewers. Viewer discretion is advised.