High-Flying, Fire-Breathing Dragons Embark on Worldwide Tour on the Heels of Smash Hit Run in Australia & New Zealand heads to Verizon Center – July 19 through 22, 2012
Tickets on sale TOMORROW - May 11 at 10:00am
This summer, audiences across North America will experience the magic of fire-breathing dragons that soar through arena skies in DREAMWORKS’ HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON LIVE SPECTACULAR. DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc., Global Creatures and S2BN Entertainment today announced HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON LIVE SPECTACULAR will embark on a worldwide tour following its critically-acclaimed debut in Australia and New Zealand. The tour will be produced by RZO Dragon Productions to deliver 23 dragons, some with wingspans of up to 46 feet, Viking warriors and world-class circus artists and acrobats, to perform against a state-of-the-art, wall-to-floor immersive projection measuring more than 20,000 square feet.
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON LIVE SPECTACULAR appears in Washington, D.C. at Verizon Center from July 19 through 22 for eight shows: July 19 at 7:00 p.m.; July 20 at 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.; July 21 at 11:00 a.m., 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. and July 22 at noon and 4:00 p.m.
The live production rolls fire-breathing action, epic adventure and heartfelt laughter into an original 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. The story presents a vision so grand in scale that only DreamWorks Animation and Global Creatures could bring How to Train Your Dragon to life in front of a live audience.
Tickets for the Verizon Center shows July 19 through 22 will go on sale Friday, May 11 at 10:00 a.m. and will range from $24.50 to $89.50 (plus facility fees and applicable service charges). Tickets will be available through all Ticketmaster outlets including the Verizon Center box office, online at http://www.ticketmaster.com or via Phonecharge at 1-800-745-3000. Accessible seating is available for patrons with disabilities by calling 202-661-5065. Visit www.verizoncenter.com for more details. Special VIP and family packages will be available in each market.