January 6, 2017 - New York, NY

NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts Presents Erth’s DINOSAUR ZOO LIVE! Face to Face Encounters with Prehistoric Dinosaurs

For Ages 3 and Up

 February 4 and 5 at NYU Skirball

NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts will present Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live!, an eye-popping collection of amazingly life-like dinosaurs and other extinct creatures, for four performances, February 4 and 5 at NYU Skirball Center. These interactive, theatrical performances will thrill kids ages 3 and up, and will feature free pre-show educational activities for kids and families.

This ultimate playdate – 65 million years in the making – guides families on a breathtaking tour through pre-historic Australia. Kids will observe, meet and interact with realistic and amazing puppets that are so extraordinarily realistic kids may feel the urge to run and hide.

Dinosaur Zoo Live!’s creatures are brought to life by skilled performers and puppeteers from Australia’s Erth Visual & Physical Company, and designed with the help of professional paleontologists.  The show will entertain kids while stimulating their imaginations in ways that will forever connect them to their world.

The Australian company Erth — Visual & Physical Incorporated brings the impossible to life.  For over 21 years, the company has developed a truly fantastic aesthetic and an extraordinary box of tricks, the foundations of its unique visual theater works. More than a million people have seen its dinosaurs in performance works ranging from large-scale interactive environments to more intimate in-theater works and roving spectaculars.  http://dinosaurzoolive.us


NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts is the premier venue for the presentation of cultural and performing arts events for New York University and lower Manhattan. NYU Skirball’s mission is to showcase and support diverse and eclectic talent from around the world, while cultivating audiences for live performance through deeper engagement opportunities. For more information visit:  www.nyuskirball.org.

TICKETS & Schedule

Dinosaur Zoo Live! will play four performances, Saturday, February 4 and Sunday, February 5 at 11 and 3 pm. (Pre-show activities begin 1 hour before curtain time). Tickets are $25 – $55; VIP tickets are $70 and include a post-show Meet and Greet with dinosaurs and cast. Tickets may be purchased online at www.nyuskirball.org, by calling 212.998.4941, or in person at the NYU Skirball Center Box Office: Tuesday-Saturday, 12 – 6 pm.  NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts is located at 566 LaGuardia Place at Washington Square, New York, New York 10012.

Coming in May to NYU Skirball Center: 

Peter Rabbit Tales, for Ages 3 – 9
6 at 11 am* and 2pm

“Once upon a time there were four little rabbits, and their names were – Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-tail and Peter….” These famous opening lines of “The Tale of Peter Rabbit” have enchanted young audiences for over one hundred years. In celebration of author Beatrix Potter’s 150th birthday anniversary, Enchantment Theatre Company brings her captivating stories to life, using fantastic masks, whimsical puppets, gorgeous scenery and original music. Enchantment Theatre Company creates original theater for young audiences and families through the imaginative telling of stories that inspire, challenge and enrich audiences onstage and in the classroom. http://enchantmenttheatre.org

* May 6 at 11 am is an autistic family friendly performance.


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