America’s Got Talent 2012 Finalists
LIGHTWIRE THEATER to Perform at the Racine Civic Centre
February 23, 2013 – 10am
“What a way to end the show! You brought it home,” Howie Mandel told
them, going on to declare that they deserved to go to all the way to the
Sharon Osbourne agreed, calling the act “spectacular.”
Added Howard Stern, “No disappointments here…. That’s a big stage show. That’s a million dollar act, no ifs, ands or buts.”
Such went the comments of the America’s Got Talent judges in response to the artistry of a Lightwire Theater performance.
Now, area residents have the opportunity to see what inspired AGT’s judges and audiences as Lightwire Theater, in correlation with Corbian Visual Arts and Dance, tell the stories of THE UGLY DUCKLING and THE TORTOISE AND THE HARE, Saturday, February 23 at 10:00 AM on the Memorial Hall stage.
Fresh on the heels of their break out success, the creators of Darwin the Dinosaur are at it again! In an age when television, computers and video games reign supreme, the folks at Lightwire Theater (in conjunction with Corbian Visual Arts and Dance) bring their use of cutting edge technology, moving sculpture and dance to another unforgettable theatrical experience.
Lightwire’s puppets are human performers dressed in black wearing electroluminescent wires to outline characters. The visual effect is spectacular, and Lightwire takes things a step further by presenting engaging stories. Audiences love the characters and the many comic side effects.
Lightwire’s new show, The Ugly Duckling, is once again a total delight. The company opened the show after returning from the semi-finals of NBC’s America’s Got Talent.
- Language Arts: Reading for Perspective, Evaluating Data
- Science: Physical Science, Life Science, and Science and Technology
- Theatre: Understanding Context by Recognizing the Role of Theatre in Daily Life