Media Advisory - Walking with Dinosaurs - The Live Experience behind the scenes



    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
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    WHERE:  Air Canada Centre
            40 Bay Street - Gate 2 Entrance
            Toronto, ON

    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)


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