The Big Apple Circus offers a smooth show that celebrates classic acts while also offering thrills, Globe correspondent Terry Byrne wrote in a review of the performance. At left, Johnny Peer jumped rope with an acrobatic dog named Winston.
The Big Apple Circus offers a smooth show that celebrates classic acts while also offering thrills, Globe correspondent Terry Byrne wrote in a review of the performance.

At left, Johnny Peer jumped rope with an acrobatic dog named Winston.
(Globe Staff Photo / John Tlumacki)