Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Dragons Delayed-Dreamworks Opening Date Bumped A Day




DREAMWORKS HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON LIVE SPECTACULAR
WILL NOW OPEN THURSDAY, JULY 26 IN CHICAGO AT THE UNITED CENTER
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The Dragons are draggin' and will be one day late opening in Chicago.   However, they have a good excuse.  
The critically acclaimed show’s enormous size and groundbreaking technology require an additional day to load-in and build, setting the stage for 23 fire-breathing dragons that swoop and soar directly over the audience.  The entire environment immerses children and adults into the magical, mystical world of Vikings and dragons in a never-before-seen arena setting that soars through oceans, valleys and vista mountain tops and spans more than 20,000 square feet of incredible set design. The date change will provide additional time to complete this extraordinary build. 
DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA), Global Creatures and S2BN Entertainment announced today that the Chicago premiere of DREAMWORKS HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON LIVE SPECTACULAR will now be on Thursday, July 26 at the United Center, instead of July 25.
It takes 30 tractor trailers and more than 150 crew members to move 10,000 cases of gear and lay down a massive magnetic floor, along with hundreds of thousands of feet of cable to have the show ready for opening night.  This incredible family entertainment experience leaves audiences spellbound by the high-flying, fire-breathing dragons – 23 of them, some with wingspans up to 46 feet – hero Viking warriors, world-class acrobats, pyrotechnics and lasers.
DREAMWORKS HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON LIVE SPECTACULAR began its North American tour in June to rave reviews by media, mommy bloggers and families alike, withEntertainment Weekly declaring, “Dazzling…wide eyed children will emerge from the darkness wanting to believe. That’s enough to make any parent feel like Superman,” andParade calling it “Fire-breathing fun for the whole family!”
Ticketholders are encouraged to re-book their seats for any of the other scheduled performances and as added incentive, will receive a merchandise voucher valued at up to $25 which can be exchanged for the official tour T-shirt or program book. If unable to attend another performance, a full refund will be given. Current ticket holders can find out about exchanges or refunds by visiting the point of purchase.  For Ticketmaster purchases completed via phone or online please contact Ticketmaster Customer Service at 1.800.653.8000.  For tickets purchased at a Ticketmaster outlet please visit the outlet.   For tickets purchased at the United Center Box Office please visit the Box Office during business hours.  For more information please visit www.dreamworksdragonslive.com

DREAMWORKS HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON LIVE SPECTACULAR will appear at the United Center on Thursday, July 26 at 7:00 PM; Friday, July 27 at 7:00 PM; Saturday, July 28 at 11:00 AM, 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM; and Sunday, July 29 at 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM with free parking at official United Center parking lots for all performances.

Tickets are on sale now and start at $26.50 plus applicable facility fees and service charges.  They may be purchased through Ticketmaster or by going towww.unitedcenter.com.  A limited number of special premium Dragon Hot Seats, VIP and family packages are available.

For more information on DREAMWORKS HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON LIVE SPECTACULAR, please visit  www.dreamworksdragonslive.com.



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