Actors James And Oliver Phelps (“Fred And George Weasley”) Of The Harry Potter(TM) Film Series Visit Harry Potter: The Exhibition At Discovery Times Square
NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — This President’s Day weekend, New Yorkers will see double when actors James and Oliver Phelps, known to Harry Potter film fans as “Fred and George Weasley,” visit Harry Potter: The Exhibition at NYC’s Discovery Times Square. The dynamic duo will stop by the Times Square museum attraction from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., on Saturday, February 16, Sunday, February 17 and Tuesday, February 19 to sign autographs and meet fans attending the exhibition through regular admission. For additional information on their visit, please visit: http://www.discoverytsx.com/weasleytwins.
Patrons must buy tickets to Harry Potter: The Exhibition for any time slot on February 16, 17, or 19 and be in line to meet the twins by 1 p.m. on the day of their purchased ticket. Patrons may not enter the autograph line after 1 p.m. Guests may only have one item signed by the Phelps twins (a Harry Potter postcard will be provided).
Tickets are available for $19.50 (child 4-12), $27 (adult) and $23.50 (senior 65 and over) and can be purchased online at DiscoveryTS.com, at the Discovery Times Square box office (226 West 44th Street) or by calling (866) 987-9692. Fans are invited to share their magical experience on social media using the hashtag #NYSeeingDouble on Twitter @DiscoveryTS, and can also engage with Discovery Times Square on Facebook at facebook.com/DiscoveryTSX.
Harry Potter: The Exhibition is a 14,000-square-foot experiential exhibition that invites visitors to visit dramatic displays inspired by the Hogwarts(TM) film sets and see the amazing craftsmanship behind authentic costumes and props from the films. After its incredibly successful first stop in New York City in summer 2011, the exhibition is back at Discovery Times Square by popular demand, and has been updated significantly with artifacts from the entire film series, including the final film. The exhibition will be open to the public through April 7, 2013. Harry Potter: The Exhibition, was created by Global Experience Specialists, Inc. (GES) in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products.
Discovery Times Square is open seven days a week. Savings for groups of 10 or more are available with advanced reservation. Once open, the last tickets are sold 60 minutes prior to closing. For individual tickets and venue hours, visit www.DiscoveryTS.com, call 866.9.TSXNYC (866-987-9692) or visit the Discovery Times Square box office. Follow Discovery Times Square on Facebook and Twitter for up-to-date information.
About Discovery Times Square
Discovery Times Square (DTS) is New York City’s first large-scale exhibition center presenting visitors with limited-run, educational and immersive exhibit experiences while exploring the world’s defining cultures, art, history and events. More than a museum, DTS has featured a renowned line-up of exhibitions including Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, Leonardo Da Vinci’s Workshop, King Tut, Pompeii The Exhibit, Dead Sea Scrolls: The Exhibition and most recently Terracotta Warriors: Defenders of China’s First Emperor. DTS is located at 226 West 44th Street (between Broadway and 8th Avenues).
Global Experience Specialists, Inc. (GES), a Viad Corp (NYSE: VVI) company, is a leading marketing agency that produces exhibitions, events, exhibits and retail environments. GES provides a wide range of services, including turnkey official show services, cutting-edge creative and design, marketing and measurement services–all with an unrivaled global reach. GES partners with leading shows and brands, including Spring Fair Birmingham, International Woodworking Fair, CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE, Bell Helicopter, Genzyme, L’Oreal, Warner Bros., and Simon Property Group. GES’ National Servicenter® has been recognized with certification under the J.D. Power and Associates Certified Call Center Program(SM) for the past five years, and for the third year in a row Ad Age has named GES as one of the “World’s 50 Largest Agency Companies.” For more information, visit ges.com or the GES blog at defyingconvention.ges.com.
About Warner Bros. Consumer Products
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.
HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR.
Contacts: --------- Discovery Times Square GES Warner Bros. Consumer Products Carl Cricco Jesse Phillips Janice Aguilar-Herrero Director, Marketing Sr. Marketing Mgr. Director, Worldwide Public Relations (646) 619-8615 (818) 638-5944 (818) 954-3821 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
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