Venue Details

689 Star Starred
United Center
1901 W. Madison St. Chicago, IL 60612
312-455-4500
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Goldstar Member
Expensive
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Crystal
Of course it was!
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Crystal
Free!!
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Goldstar Member
Everything was extremely expensive and ridiculous at that!
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Goldstar Member
Let people know on the web site - we just happened to find free lot.
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Goldstar Member
Yes -spend $20 bucks on each kid but tickets cheap and parking free
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Reviews & Ratings

42 ratings
4.4 average rating
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19 events
10 reviews
4 stars
attended Nov 18 2011

Pilar, my beautiful 2 year old daughter got to experience her first ever Circus and she was enthralled as was I. Albeit that I was watching her expressions and reactions... continued

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10 events
8 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 22 2011

Great time had by us and everyone around.
Goldstar cost made it even better, at half the cost!

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3 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 22 2011

Circus was great. Was able to park right at the United Center and they did not charge for parking. That was terrific. The food and items for sale were very expensive... continued

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Description

Don’t miss Fully Charged, the all-new surge of circus entertainment from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®, where megawatts of thrills explode off the arena floor with breathtaking dare-devilry, superhuman stunts and never-before-seen performances that energize children of all ages!

The most electrifying edition ever of Ringling Bros.® celebrates performance power that boosts circus-goer excitement. The amazing acts, which can only be seen at The Greatest Show On Earth®, include Tabayara, a dynamic animal trainer whose rare ability to communicate with animals allows him to ride rearing stallions at a fully charged gallop and orchestrate majestic four-ton Asian Elephants in a symphony of dance. When he stands inside a cage, eye-to-eye with 12 ferocious tigers, Tabayara sees family where others see danger.

Audiences will feel the earth shake when the Ukrainian strongman duo of Dmitry Nadolinkskiy and Ruslan Gilmulin, who are as wide as they are tall, enter the arena. The brawny twosome give the word manpower a whole new meaning as they lift large cumbersome telephone poles, which weigh up to half a ton, and twirl them above their heads while acrobats balance atop.

The Fearless Fernandez Brothers dial up the thrills as they perform daring feats of athleticism on the Twin Turbines of Steel, including extreme jumps and twists inside the moving wheels! Audiences will crackle with excitement as they watch Guillermo perform a 360 degree flying forward somersault, three stories in air, a feat so difficult it has only been attempted by one other person in the 141-year history of Ringling Bros. The Human Fuse, Brian Miser, sets the arena sky ablaze as he rockets through the air from his self-made human crossbow. Don’t blink as he flashes across the sky in less than a second, and travels 80 feet at 65 miles per hour. 

Ever wonder how many clowns it takes to change a light bulb? The hilarious hoopla continues to flow as the clowns from the world-famous Ringling Bros.® clown-alley, charge-up the audiences’ funny bones with hysterical silly antics and clownish comedy.

About the Ticket Supplier: Feld Entertainment

Feld Entertainment is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live touring family entertainment experiences that lift the human spirit and create indelible memories, with 30 million people in attendance at its shows each year. Feld Entertainment’s productions have appeared in more than 70 countries on six continents and include Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, Feld Motor Sports, Disney On Ice and Disney Live!.