Tag Archives // Ward Hall

Ward Hall reflects on “The Greatest Show on Earth”

[Translate] (Originally published at WLRN.org on Feb 8th, 2017) This week on Florida Matters we’re talking about the end of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. The circus has a long rich history and a colorful past full Read the full article…

Excerpt from Tim O’Brien’s book “Ward Hall – King of the Sideshow”

[Translate] WARD HALL – The Official Biography by Tim O’Brien I attended the ‘launch party’ for this book at the ‘Morbid Anatomy Museum’. I ask Tim if he would be so kind to share some of the wonderful text with Read the full article…

“Ward Hall – King of the Sideshow” book launch party and talk.

[Translate] WARD HALL is the man who for over 50 years has performed/produced and lived in the ‘sideshow’. Last night we were honored to hear him talk about his life, his work and most of all about the people he Read the full article…

Gay Life on the Carnival Lot: Jennifer Miller and Sideshow Impresario Ward Hall @ Coney Island USA

[Translate] For the first time ever Legendary Sideshow Impresario Ward Hall  discusses his 70 years on the carnival lot as a gay man. In a live interview with Circus Amok director Jennifer Miller Ward will shared the stories of his Read the full article…