Dear friends and family, There will be an auction on February 7th for the physical assets and the trademarked name of the Big Apple Circus. This is very exciting for me personally, as it gives me hope that the Big Apple Circus could be revived under new management. No matter what, I’m excited to open […]
In my last communication, I stated that the Big Apple Circus had managed to raise $800,000 since launching the Save the Circus campaign. Indeed, as of today, July 18, I’ve been informed that there is more than $960,000 raised or pledged to help save the circus.
When the Save the Circus campaign launched four weeks ago, I was a bundle of nerves. The Big Apple Circus has been a huge part of my life ever since Michael Christensen (my performance partner and fellow Founder), Alan Slifka (our founding Chairman of the Board), Richard Levy (an enthusiastic red-haired friend), and I founded […]
The front page article of the Metropolitan section of the New York Times on Sunday, June 5 was an article by columnist Ginia Bellafante titled “Can the Big Apple Circus Be Saved.” (Click here to read the column.) In her column, Ms. Bellafante refers to a bagel advertisement that I showed her during a meeting at the […]