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March 26, 2021

Episode 3: Ricketts' Circus in the Capital City, Part One

Episode 3: Ricketts' Circus in the Capital City, Part One

This is first section of our first deep dive, the initial Adventure in Theater History that the title of the show promises. John Bill Ricketts, the English Equestrian arrives in Philadelphia, and attracts the attention of a Very Important Person. How did Philadelphia become the site of the First American Circus? Listen in and find out?

(Image courtesy of the British Museum)

Blog post: "Ricketts' Circus"
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