Dreamworks' How to Train Your Dragon Live Spectacular is coming to Pittsburgh!

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PITTSBURGH —

This summer, audiences in Pittsburgh 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 appears in Pittsburgh, PA at CONSOL Energy Center on August 22- August 26, 2012 for eight performances.

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON LIVE SPECTACULAR was created by DreamWorks Animation, producers of the Academy Award®-nominated film, How to Train Your Dragon, which grossed approximately $500 million at the worldwide box office and opened as the #1 film in over 30 countries and Global Creatures, the masterminds behind the international phenomenon Walking with Dinosaurs, the #1 grossing world tour of 2010. HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON LIVE SPECTACULAR’s worldwide tour is exclusively promoted by S2BN Entertainment and delivers some of the most ambitious theatrical technology to ever tour the arena.

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON LIVE SPECTACULAR will appear at CONSOL Energy Center:

Wednesday, August 22 at 7 PM
Thursday, August 23 at 7 PM
Friday, August 24 at 11 AM and 7 PM
Saturday, August 25 at 11 AM, 3 PM and 7 PM
Sunday, August 26 at 1 PM

Tickets will go on sale Monday, June 4 at 10 AM with a special pre-sale beginning May 30 and will start at $19.50 or $29.50 depending on performance.  Tickets may be purchased through the Dick’s Sporting Goods Box Office at CONSOL Energy Center or through Ticketmaster. A limited number of Special premium Dragon Hot Seats, VIP and family packages will be available.

Walking with Dinosaurs was one of the most amazing events ever held at Mellon Arena and DreamWorks How To Train Your Dragon Live Spectacular will undoubtedly blow that show away.  We cannot wait for it to get to Pittsburgh!” said Jay Roberts, CONSOL Energy Center General Manager.