Following a critically acclaimed launch in Australia and New Zealand, the US tour of DREAMWORKS’ HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON LIVE SPECTACULAR has more dates on sale, including appearances in Salt Lake City at EnergySolutions Arena Jan. 10-13, where dragons will come flying into town for seven shows.
The pre-sale for Salt Lake City begins today with tickets available to the general public on-sale beginning October 16 at 10 a.m. Tickets can be purchased at the EnergySolutions Arena Box Office, calling 1-801-355-SEAT, or by visitingwww.dreamworksdragonslive.com or www.smithstix.com.
Created by the studio that brought us blockbuster hits such as Shrek and Madagascar, The HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON LIVE SPECTACULAR was produced by the storytellers at DreamWorks Animation, and Global Creatures, the masterminds behind the international phenomenon Walking with Dinosaurs, the #1 grossing world tour of 2010. The tour is exclusively promoted by S2BN Entertainment.
Inspired by the hit movie How To Train Your Dragon, this live event is a never-before-seen production that audiences of all ages will never forget. HOW TO TRAIN YOURDRAGON LIVE SPECTACULAR features more than a dozen dragons, some with wingspans of up to 46 feet, Viking warriors and world-class circus artists and acrobats combined with a heartwarming story that truly delivers a once-in-a-lifetime experience for the entire family.
Fire-breathing action, epic adventure and heartfelt laughter come together in a captivating story set in the mythical world of Vikings and wild dragons. Based on the book by Cressida Cowell, it centers on Hiccup, a Viking teenager who doesn’t fit in with his tribe’s longstanding tradition of heroic dragon slayers. Hiccup’s world is turned upside down when he encounters a dragon that challenges him and his fellow Vikings to see the world from an entirely different point of view.
“It is incredibly exciting to see our movie characters live on to thrill audiences in new entertainment experiences,” said Jeffrey Katzenberg, Chief Executive Officer of DreamWorks Animation. “HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON LIVE SPECTACULAR is an extraordinary re-imagining of the story that breaks new ground in visual storytelling. The early reception to the show has been phenomenal, and we are now pleased to add more dates to bring HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON LIVE SPECTACULAR to even more audiences throughout America and Canada.”
Global Creatures Chief Executive Officer Carmen Pavlovic added, “With DreamWorks we have forged a relationship with one of the world’s leading entertainment companies. The collaboration fuses our own world-class technology with the vision and dedication of a company renowned for its cutting-edge creativity and storytelling skill. We are excited to expand the boundaries of public expectation by creating a show that combines dynamic creatures, world class performers and incredible staging to not only thrill and intrigue, but to engage audiences on an emotional level as well.”
FOLLOWING ACCLAIMED RUNS IN AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND AND NORTH AMERICA – DREAMWORKS’ HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON LIVE SPECTACULAR CONTINUES GLOBAL TOUR TO SALT LAKE CITY WITH PRE-SALE TICKETS AVAILABLE BEGINNING 10/16/12!
“Not only will it make you believe in dragons, you’ll believe a dragon can fly.”
– Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
“A visual and technical work of mind-boggling proportions.”
– Australian Stage
“A dazzling fusion of art and athleticism.”
– Entertainment Weekly