Have you ever just wanted to run away…to the circus? Would owning a circus be high on your to-do list? Author Cathy Day wrote a book, “The Circus in Winter,” about her family and her hometown, Peru, Indiana, deemed the Circus Capitol of the World and the winter headquarters of the Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus.
Her story cycle of 11 tales of the Big Top has been tumble-saulted into a brand new musical, of all things colorful and creative — and a strange and most intriguing tale it is. Goodspeed Musicals is its resting place — at least through Nov. 16.