DINO-LIGHT to Play Grand 1894 Opera House, 3/27


DINO-LIGHT to Play Grand 1894 Opera House, 3/27

The Grand 1894 Opera House's Serious Fun Children's Series presents The Kid's Entertainment's production of "Dino-Light" Thursday, March 27 at 10am. Created, choreographed and directed by Ian Camey and Corbin Popp, the show displays a menagerie of illuminated figures from squiggles of thin neon piping set against a dark stage.

Dino (formally known as Darwin) is a good-natured dinosaur assembled and nurtured by a lonely scientist. Wanting to explore the outside world, Dino sets out to experience life for himself. During his journey he escapes a hungry Tyrannosaurus, has a deepwater swim with the fishes, and meets a friendly pair of longneck creatures. Overcome with loneliness, the scientist goes looking for him and is caught up in the excitement and danger.

Experience a world of fantasy that combines ancient, wordless storytelling with modern technology and music. Broadwayworld.com writes: "An eye-popping display of storytelling that's like nothing else you've ever seen." Not only is it a visual feast for the eyes, the story itself teaches a lesson of peace, love and understanding.

The children's series performances have been designated The Harris L. Kempner Children's Series in honor of Mr. Kempner's lifelong commitment to youth, education and The Grand's programming. They are supported in part by donations to the Grand's Permanent Fund in his memory. Additional support is provided by the following: Dr. Leon Bromberg Charitable Trust, The Commodore Hotel on the Beach, Jamail Galveston Foundation, Robert W. & Pearl Wallis Knox Foundation, Marathon Petroleum, Permanent Endowment Fund Moody Memorial First United Methodist Church ,Target, Saltwater Grill, Bush and Associates, Dr. James Grant, and Texas Commission on the Arts.

Tickets are $10 adult, $6 child and school groups are $5 per person with advance reservations. For information about this and other performances scheduled, please contact The Grand's box office at 409.765.1894, 800.821.1894, or visit The Grand's website at www.thegrand.com. The theatre, located at 2020 Postoffice Street in historic downtown, is recognized as "The Official Opera House of the State of Texas." All major credit cards accepted.

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