The thrilling production, Walking with Dinosaurs, is returning to North America this summer, and will include a four day run in Vancouver in August. Narrated by paleontologist character “Huxley,” the performance features fifteen life-size mechanical dinosaurs in two acts of live theater.
The show is based on the 1999 award-winning BBC television series of the same name. Well-known designers worked with scientists to accurately recreate the impressive creatures for the live show. The enormous cast includes a thirty-six foot tall Brachiosaurus and a forty-two foot long Tyrannosauras Rex. Along with the mechanical aspects that allow the dinosaurs to walk around, the roaring sounds and dramatic lighting bring the once thriving animals back to life. (more…)