Coronado offers Cirque Dreams, Dragon Tales

Since the completion of its renovations, Coronado Theatre has been bringing a world of talent to the area. The next couple of weeks are no exception when it comes to world-class entertainment for all ages.

Cirque Dreams will be at Coronado for one performance only Oct. 27, and Dragon Tales Live will be coming Oct. 29-30.

The first show to kick off the 2005-2006 season of Broadway is the fantasy production, Cirque Dreams.

This spectacular production includes a pair of Canadian trapeze artists, a Russian acrobat, two Mongolian contortionists, a Russian aerialist and a trio of muscular men from Russia who balance on each other’s heads, hands and sculpted bodies.

The 90-minute, two-act performance is more than just entertainment; it’s a real-life illusion that is sure to mystify those of all ages.

The story begins with the main character, Ringabella, sleepwalking into a grandfather clock. During the time warp, he finds himself in a world of imagination where anything seems possible.

Throughout his journey, he meets many other characters, who are each unique and full of unusual talents. All the characters combined make this production a wild ride into the world of dreams.

Cirque Dreams is part of Cirque Productions and an original work of Director Neil Goldberg. Goldberg has been featured in a variety of media, including magazines, international publications and numerous television shows. He has developed productions for the Super Bowl, Miss Universe pageants, Disney and thousands of other events.

Get a glimpse of the magic on Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets have been on sale since Sept. 23. Prices range from $25-$45. Tickets available at MetroCentre box office or by calling 968-5222.

The imaginative dreaming then continues two days later with PBS’s top-rated children’s program, Dragon Tales live on stage.

The characters of this popular children’s television show are larger than life as they figure out the “Missing Music Mystery.”

Emmy, Max, Cassie, Ord, Zak and Wheezie take the audience on a trip to Dragon Land for a concert, until the music stops playing, leaving the young dragon friends to solve the mystery of the missing music.

The journey not only solves the mystery, but they help each other overcome their fears, problems and challenges.

Audience participation is encouraged to help the children in the audience obtain the same knowledge as the dragon friends.

Sing along with Dragon Tales Oct. 29-30 at 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m. or 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, and 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Sunday. Prices range from $12-$19. Tickets available at MetroCentre box office or by calling 968-5222. Info:

From the Oct. 19-25, 2005, issue

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