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11538 Star Starred
Oracle Arena
7000 Coliseum Way Oakland, CA 94621
510-569-2121
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4.0 / 5 Rated by 50 members
Review from Bertha Villa
9 events 3 reviews

The seating is great even if you get the furthest up because the levels are restricted to only lower levels. My three year old son and I mostly enjoyed the first half of the show with all the acrobats and dancing. It was a great experience,...continued

reviewed Sep 09 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Jerbear
106 events 58 reviews

I took my son and his family; all enjoyed the show

reviewed Sep 11 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Wanda LaJune Winquist
46 events 29 reviews

There were so many errors in the performers parts. The jugglers dropped their objects over 10 times. One of the 2 men on giant circles stumbled several times. The circus is not what it used to be. Too bad!

reviewed Sep 10 2011 report as inappropriate
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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. 

<em>Eclipsed</em> Yoshi's Oakland <em>Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA</em> Balé Folclórico da Bahia <em>Betroffenheit</em> <em>Grease</em>