Hop on board the Dinosaur Train

19 April 2017
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The Dinosaur Train is on its way to Brisbane, stopping in to give Brisbane kids a taste of all-singing, all-dancing dinosaur fun!

Direct from the USA, Dinosaur Train Live – A Rainforest Adventure is sure to inspire and delight young fans by bringing the popular ABC Kids TV show to life. With the Australian Tour launching in Brisbane during the winter school holidays, Brisbane families will be one of the first to experience this exciting, colourful and fun show with your favourite characters including Buddy, Tiny, Shiny, Don and more.

What to expect from the show

Dinosaur Train Live – A Rainforest Adventure will see your dinosaur favourites dance and sing their way through the deep canopies of tropical trees as they explore and discover all the beautiful plants, animals and different levels of the ecosystem.

Dinosaur Train promises to be a colourful, thrilling and exciting adventure for the whole family, larger than life and live on stage with all the famous Dinosaur Train characters in a first-class production.

Educational outcomes

While the show promises to be a lot of fun, it also promises to be highly educational. Dinosaur lovers will be truly in their element as they get to apply scientific thinking as they discover new types of dinosaur species, compare and contrast dinosaurs to today's creatures and embrace the living sciences of palaeontology and natural science.

Based on input from palaeontologists, science educators and early childhood education experts, Dinosaur Train promotes critical thinking skills for pre-schoolers based on an engaging and creative curriculum.

Age guide

Dinosaur Train Live – A Rainforest Adventure is aimed at kids ages 3 to 6 and is designed with pre-schoolers in mind. The show has lots to keep them enthralled and entertained throughout.

Show running time

This focus on the needs of its young audience extends to the show’s running time of one hour. Act one runs for the pre-schooler friendly duration of 30 minutes, followed by a 30-minute interval and then a 30-minute Act two.

Production information

Dinosaur Train, a co-production between The Jim Henson Company and Sparky Animation, is set in a whimsically realistic, prehistoric world of jungles, swamps,  active volcanoes and oceans, and is coming to Australia thanks to touring partners and producers XSystem International and Zaccaria Concerts and Touring.

Dates and performance times

Dinosaur Train Live – A Rainforest Adventure will be stopping in at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on June 27 and 28. There will be three performances on each day at 10am, 1pm and 4pm. Tickets are available at three different price points, starting at $40.65 (plus service and handling fees) for silver tickets and up to $61.05 (plus service and handling fees) for platinum seating.

To book your tickets, visit Ticketek.

For a chance to win one of two family passes, click here

Written by

Kids on the Coast/Kids in the City

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