Remembering the Lambertville Music Circus

For a generation, theater and music in the round was truly magical in Lambertville. St. John Terrell’s Music Circus was an innovative mecca of talent and culture from 1949-1970.

Virtual Program

Watch the Lambertville Historical Society’s Feb. 21, 2021 virtual program with Jon Case and Gary Cohen, who showed video and photos and discussed the amazing venue and its charismatic impresario, St. John Terrell. People who worked at or attended events at the Music Circus shared memories.


Visit Jon Case’s comprehensive website dedicated to the Music Circus:


Watch Gary Cohen’s 2013 documentary, “Magic On Music Mountain: The Story of the Lambertville Music Circus.”

Movie (c. 1951)

Watch a 1950’s short movie about the Music Circus.


Read Sharon Bisaha’s article from Fall 2000 about the Music Circus.