Merril and Emmet, (almost) famous actors from Hollywood, have traveled all the way to NYC to become circus superstars. Unfortunately, they lack talent, and can only find work selling popcorn and cotton candy at the circus. One night, the ringmaster comes down with laryngitis. It's Marril and Emmet's big chance! As they guide the audience through a night of brilliant performances by acrobats, jugglers, contortionists, unicyclists and other polished acts, they sneak in their hilarious attempts at a variety of different performances, from an opera to a daring escape act! Do they have what it takes? Join Merril and Emmet Under the Big Top to witness their debut performance as circus superstars!