“The ringmaster has to have a special talent. He is the stage manager and has to be aware of what’s going on, making sure the performance runs quickly and smoothly,” Royal said.
Both shows will run rain or shine, Royal said, unless there is threatening weather.
Advance tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for children. The ticket box office will open at 9 a.m. on the day of the show. Prices at the gate are $15 for adults and $7 for children. The circus is offering free children’s (under 12 years of age) tickets at several businesses in Mt. Vernon up until the day of the show. They are also available at city hall and the Municipal West Building.
Tickets may also be purchased online at www.kellymillercircus.com.