TORONTO, Aug. 9 /CNW/ -
WHAT: Get up close and personal with Brachiosaurus, Utahraptors,
Stegosaurus and the other prehistoric stars of Walking with
Dinosaurs - The Live Experience during this behind the scenes
peek. Media will have an opportunity to speak with the show's
resident and puppetry directors.
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: Matt McCoy, puppetry director
Cameron Wenn, resident director
Interview and photo opportunities available
WHERE: Air Canada Centre
40 Bay Street - Gate 2 Entrance
WHEN: Thursday, August 9, 2007
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Please note: media looking to attend this interview opportunity 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; Rajani Kamath, Maple Leaf Sports &
Entertainment, (416) 815-5790 (media only)