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Give the gift of amazement with daring feats from fearless daredevils, exotic performers from faraway lands and majestic animals. The gift of wonder fits perfectly under the tree, extend the magic of the season into 2016 by attending Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Legends SM.

Ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson guides Paulo the Legend Seeker on a quest to discover real, living legends from around the world at the upcoming 2016 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Legends SM. Performances January 6-10. Audiences will experience Alexander Lacey and his enduring bond with his lions, majestic leopard and tigers during one of the most captivating acts.

The Solar Hawks, a dream team of acrobats, come together to amaze by attempting four consecutive triple somersaults on a one-of-a-kind double-wide trapeze specifically designed for The Greatest Show On Earth®. The Riders of the Wind, Cossack trick-riders will thrill as they thunder into the arena on the backs of thoroughbred horses stealing your breath with their daring stunts. Experience and learn about the special relationship between trainers and treasured Ringling Bros.® Asian Elephants as each trainer shows off individual elephant’s natural skills and abilities.

Free to all ticketholders, the All Access Pre-show starts an hour before the show. You can come down to the arena floor and meet the performers of The Greatest Show On Earth, get autographs, take photos and enter to win a one-of-a-kind pachyderm painting.

Ticketholders can purchase an upgrade and go backstage with a VIP Behind the Scenes Tour. The backstage experience includes an insider look at props and wardrobe, an up close and personal encounter with the animals and a chance to meet stars from the show. Fans will also have an opportunity to take pictures and learn educational fun facts. To take advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime experience, log on to from your iPhone or Android smartphone, and provide your name, email and phone number to become a VIP circus insider.

Performances start at $16 and all seats are reserved. It will take place Wednesday-Friday, January 6-8 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, January 9 at 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, January 10 at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
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Tickets are on sale now at or, any Ticketmaster outlet by calling 800-745-3000, or at the Amalie Arena box office (phone for information only: 301-2500.  For group ticket sales and information, call 866-248-8740.

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