Roll up, roll up and join the circus
Music by Cy Coleman
Lyrics by Michael Stewart
Book by Mark Bramble
Originally produced on the Broadway stage by Judy Gordon and Cy Coleman
“Barnum’s the name, P T Barnum, and I want to tell you that tonight, on this stage, you are going to see - bar none - every sight, wonder and miracle that name stands for!” Roll up, roll up and “join the circus” with Forest Musical Theatre Company’s production of Barnum. This exuberant and moving musical follows the story of Phineus T Barnum’s life and marriage from his early days in the business to him joining forces with James A. Bailey to form the ‘Greatest Show On Earth’. Featuring performances from all his legendary acts along with a cavalcade of unforgettable characters bringing the circus to life on stage. All topped off with Cy Coleman’s wonderful score including the hits; ‘Come Follow The Band’, ‘The Colors of My Life’ and ‘One Brick At A Time’, making this a truly spectacular show and a delight for all the family.
This production is presented by arrangement with MusicScope.