The real story behind The Greatest Showman is one of exploitation. It’s time we told it
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New First Nations cabaret Natives Go Wild will reveal the shocking true history of Indigenous people and the circus – through song, dance and humour

The character of PT Barnum – the founder of the Barnum & Bailey Circus, billed since 1919 as The Greatest Show On Earth – has been enjoying a pop culture resurgence with the recent blockbuster film The Greatest Showman and current Melbourne live show Barnum: The Circus Musical. Together, they celebrate him as both a visionary, and a scammer.


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