New Dolphin Show Featuring Cirque Dreams to Open at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in 2013
VALLEJO, Calif., Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Six Flags Discovery Kingdom today announced its partnership with theatrical visionary Neil Goldberg and his acclaimed Cirque Dreams entertainment brand to present an extraordinary, new cutting edge dolphin show featuring Cirque Dreams in spring 2013 – Cirque Dreams Splashtastic – the Most Amazing Show Above H(2)0.
This new aquatic production features the park’s popular marine mammals along with the internationally renowned company of acrobats, aerialists and astounding Cirque Dreams acts that will amaze in the air, over water and throughout the Dolphin Harbor Theater.
“We are excited to bring the unique magic of Cirque Dreams to our guests,” said Dale Kaetzel, park president. “This mesmerizing new water spectacle is a great complement to our existing line-up of rides, shows and animal attractions making us Northern California’s best entertainment destination.”
“It is our goal to create a visually exciting experience of unparalleled Cirque Dreams showmanship,” said Cirque Dreams founder and Broadway Director Neil Goldberg. “Cirque Dreams Splashtastic will be one of those unique and memorable entertainment attractions that will captivate audiences of all ages.”
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom is home to seven thrilling roller coasters, three children’s themed areas along with a host of spinning, flying and family favorite rides and attractions. Cirque Dreams Splashtastic joins a lineup of wildlife shows and animal attractions that include the raucous Pinnipeds of the Caribbean sea lion show, Odin’s Temple of the Tiger, Birds of the World, Elephant Encounter, and Walrus Experience educational demonstration shows.
In addition, the park offers unique animal interaction programs designed to educate, captivate and thrill. The park’s popular Dolphin Discovery is the only program in Northern California that offers guests the experience of swimming with a dolphin; guests can also sign up to participate in the Trainer for a Day series, where they can actually shadow marine mammal trainers in this day-long program.
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom announced today that 2013 season passes are now on sale at the lowest prices of the year and provide unlimited visits for the rest of the 2012 season (including Fright Fest and Holiday in the Park) and all of the 2013 season. For a limited time, with the purchase of a Season Pass four-pack, guests will receive a free upgrade to a Gold Season Pass which includes free admission and free season parking to any Six Flags Theme Park with every pass. Offer expires October 28, 2012.
More information about Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Season Passes or online tickets, shows, rides, attractions and events can be found by visiting www.sixflags.com/discoverykingdom.
About Cirque Dreams:
Since 1993, Cirque Dreams shows have garnered critical acclaim from USA Today, Associated Press, The New York Times, CNN, Today Show, Fox & Friends and more. Cirque Dreams shows have toured the world, appeared on Broadway, Cruise Lines, Casinos, major events and theme parks including Six Flags Fiesta Texas. Cirque Dreams global entertainment brand of most recent popular shows include Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy, Cirque Dreams Illumination, Cirque Dreams & Dinner onboard Norwegian Epic and Breakaway, Cirque Dreams Rocks, CIRQUE DREAMS BROADWAY and Cirque Dreams Holidaze, now in its 4(th) consecutive touring season and success from The Kennedy Center. Neil Goldberg has been declared “One of today’s leading theatrical impresarios” by the LA Times and “uniquely ingenious” by the New York Daily News. For more information, visit www.cirqueproductions.com.
About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation:
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company with over $1.0 billion in revenue and 19 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For more than 50 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions including up-close animal encounters, Fright Fest(®) and Holiday in the Park(®). For more information, visit www.sixflags.com.
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