Media Advisory - Local celebrities Walking with Dinosaurs



    TORONTO, Aug. 8 /CNW/ -

    
    WHAT:     Local celebrities will be walking the red carpet at Air Canada
              Centre at the Toronto premiere of Walking with Dinosaurs - The
              Live Experience.

              The critically acclaimed stage production is based on the Emmy
              and BAFTA award-winning BBC series Walking with Dinosaurs.
              Walking with Dinosaurs - the Live Experience will mesmerize
              audiences at Canada's premier sports and entertainment venue,
              enabling show-goers to experience what it was like when
              dinosaurs walked and ruled the earth.

              The show uses high-tech puppetry and animatronics to stage
              encounters between 15 life-size dinosaurs (up to 45 feet tall)
              such as the Tyrannosaurus Rex and the Stegosaurus with
              paleontologists narrating the plight of the prehistoric
              creatures. The dinosaurs are designed and built by Sonny
              Tilders (The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the
              Wardrobe, Stars Wars: Episode III -- Revenge of the Sith).

    WHO:      Toronto Maple Leafs players Chad Kilger and Kris Newbury
              Toronto FC Head Coach Mo Johnston
              Toronto FC players Danny Dichio, Jim Brennan, Carl Robinson and
              Tyrone Marshall
              Alan Park and Craig Lauzon from Royal Canadian Air Farce

    Interview and photo opportunities available
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    WHERE:    Air Canada Centre
              40 Bay Street - Gate 2 Entrance
              Toronto, ON

    WHEN:     Wednesday, August 8, 2007
              6 to 6:45 p.m.
    

    Please note: media looking to review, video or photograph Wednesday's
    performance must contact Kelly Meehan to be accredited.





For further information:

For further information: Media Contacts: Kelly Erin Meehan, Maple Leaf
Sports & Entertainment, (416) 815-5419, kmeehan@mapleleafsports.com; Rajani
Kamath, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, (416) 815-5790 (media only)


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