An elephant performs at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City on April 19, 2012.

The circus is coming back to Atlantic City this spring when Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey brings "Fully Charged, Gold Edition" to Boardwalk Hall on April 18 for a four-day stay.

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Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m., Feb. 8.

Show organizers promise "an international cast of elite performers that generate eye-popping thrills." The entertainment includes knife-throwing, hire-wire stunts, gymnasts and strongmen as well as a bevy of elephants, camels and other animals.

The performance schedule includes shows at 7 p.m. April 18 and 19, 11 a.m. April 20, 3 p.m. April 20 and 1 p.m. April 21. Tickets are $85, $35 and $20. A special $12 ticket is also available for the April 18 performance.Tickets are available at or by calling 800-736-1420.


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