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Older Performers Take Center Ring at the Circus

Clowns, fire-eaters and more still enjoying life in the big top.

Running away to join the circus has been an American escape fantasy cliché since the 19th century, when people really did it. In the book Is It Too Late to Run Away and Join the Circus? author Marti Diane Smye answers, decidedly, no. Doing it, she says, could be a way of getting a second wind on life after decades of questionable 9-to-5 achievement in corporate corridors. … Back to Article

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