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January 26, 2005
CONTACT: Faith Jackson
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Mad Science® Takes Over at Kean University

UNION, N.J. ––Mad Science will invite audiences on a one-hour journey through the amazing technological advancements of the film industry in Movie Magic: The Science Behind the Movies at Kean University’s Wilkins Theatre on Friday, February 4, at 7 p.m.

This dazzling, interactive stage show invites audiences to step into any one of four MGM movies such as Legally Blonde, Agent Cody Banks, Pink Panther or Rocky!, and presents a show that will offer children an unparalleled educational entertainment experience. Characters Crash and Professor Pruvitt will present a hands-on introduction to movie science, with the audience assisting with production as sound mixers and gaffers as well as lighting, camera and special-effects operators, or even actors and movie directors. Working together, each participant will take part in creating a short movie using the very latest in Hollywood technology.

Mad Science is the world’s leading fun science brand, with entertaining and engaging activities that spark children’s imaginations with presentations across 20 countries and five continents. Special effects, cool science and hilarious antics guarantee a refreshing and memorable experience for any child.

This show is recommended for children aged 7 to 14. Wilkins Theatre is located at 1000 Morris Avenue in Union, N.J. Tickets are $15 for the general public; $13 for seniors and $10 for children. For more information or to reserve tickets, call 908-737-SHOW (7469). Black-and-white and color images are available upon request.