Walking With Dinosaurs
While you've missed your chance to have a real-live dinosaur encounter by about 65 million years, you can still get up close and personal with all of your fave "terrible lizards" at a Walking With Dinosaurs showt near you. Check it out!
The TV Show
Walking With Dinosaurs began as an award-winning six-part BBC TV series that, according to the Guinness Book of World Records, was the most expensive documentary series - minute for minute - ever made. The show was filmed like a nature documentary with "living" dinosaurs rather than interviews with experts. The series won three Emmy Awards, including Best Animated Program.
The Live Experience
The TV show was so popular that a live theatrical adaptation of the documentary series was created in Australia and began touring in 2007. The live show features 15 life-size mechanical dinosaurs, with the largest of them - the brachiosaurus - reaching 45 feet tall! Now that show has hit the road to North America! The super-realistic show is part art, part science, but it's all entertainment!
If you’re tired of the same old museum field-trips and textbook [KWLINK ]fossil[/KWLINK] sketches, Walking with Dinosaurs is for you. Not since Jurassic Park have these “terrible lizards” been so alive, beautiful, and terrifying. There are a few clunky bits of narration and view-blocking set décor, but that’s just nitpicking when compared to the sheer technical brilliance of the life-size dinosaurs themselves. The great beasts not only look astoundingly lifelike, their movements are faultless too. Round up the whole family; this is one show you can’t afford to miss.
Wanna catch the live show for yourself? Check out one of the shows below, or head to www.dinosaurlive.com for more shows and to buy tickets.
- Moline, Illinois - March 5-9, 2008
- Rockford, Illinois - March 12-16, 2008
- State College, Pennsylvania - March 20-23, 2008
- Amherst, Massachusetts - March 27-30, 2008
- Houston, Texas - April 2-6, 2008