In this episode Gherkin speaks with Johnathan Lee Iverson, Vocalist, both the youngest and the first black Ringmaster for Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus and current ringmaster of Omnium Circus, about his career and his inspirations.Read More
a circus star, but the talented Iverson
has redefined his role...
crowd like a three ring evangelist.
darkness and into the spotlight...
the audience is rapt.
with a powerful voice and the bearing
of a superstar.
I had the distinct honor to speak with Johnathan Lee Iverson, the longtime ringmaster for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus. He joined the circus at age 22 which made him the youngest ringmaster. During our conversation we talked about how and why he joined the circus, what goes into planning a…Read More
Ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson says Omnium Circus seeks to “broaden the big top”Read More