"The Greatest Show on Earth" is one of the most famous circuses of all time! Now after 146 years of performances the shows owners the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus have announced they will close this upcoming May.

 

According to WGRZ issues with attendance and operating costs for the show are the reason for it's end. The final show will take place on May 21st 2017 in Uniondale, New York, at the Nassau County Coliseum.

 

All animals owned by the circus will be found proper homes. As for the large amount of props and costumes, the company is still deciding what to with those items.

 

What do you think of the closing of this historic show! Comment below!