Feld Entertainment, Inc., Statement Regarding Hair Hang Accident at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® in Providence, RI, on May 4, 2014  

Ellenton, FL – May 4, 2014 -- During the 11am performance of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents LEGENDS on May 4, 2014, at Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island, there was an accident during the hair hang act. All performers in the act received immediate medical attention and were transported to a local hospital for further care.

The 11am performance was stopped at that time.  Performances scheduled at 3pm and 7pm on May 4 and at 10:30 am on May 5 have been cancelled.  An investigation has begun into the cause of the accident, and no further details are available at this time.