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Cirque Dreams Joins Forces With Discovery Kingdom to Create "Splashtastic" in 2013

Vallejo, CA, USA (Aug. 30, 2012) /PRNewswire/ — Six Flags Discovery Kingdom today announced its partnership with theatrical visionary Neil Goldberg and his acclaimed Cirque Dreams entertainment brand to present an extraordinary, new cutting edge dolphin show featuring Cirque Dreams in spring 2013 – “Cirque Dreams Splashtastic – the Most Amazing Show Above H20.”

This new aquatic production features the park’s popular marine mammals along with the internationally renowned company of acrobats, aerialists and other unique Cirque Dreams acts that will amaze in the air, over water and throughout the Dolphin Harbor Theater.

“We are excited to bring the unique magic of Cirque Dreams to our guests,” said Dale Kaetzel, park president. “This mesmerizing new water spectacle is a great complement to our existing line-up of rides, shows and animal attractions making us Northern California’s best entertainment destination.”

“It is our goal to create a visually exciting experience of unparalleled Cirque Dreams showmanship,” said Cirque Dreams founder and Broadway Director Neil Goldberg. “Cirque Dreams Splashtastic will be one of those unique and memorable entertainment attractions that will captivate audiences of all ages.”

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom is home to seven roller coasters, three children’s themed areas along with a host of spinning, flying and family favorite rides and attractions. Cirque Dreams Splashtastic joins a lineup of wildlife shows and animal attractions that include the Pinnipeds of the Caribbeansea lion show, Odin’s Temple of the Tiger, Birds of the World, Elephant Encounter, and Walrus Experience educational demonstration shows.

About Cirque Dreams:
Since 1993, Cirque Dreams shows have garnered critical acclaim from USA Today, Associated Press,The New York Times, CNN, Today Show, Fox & Friends and more. Cirque Dreams shows have toured the world, appeared on Broadway, Cruise Lines, Casinos, major events and theme parks including Six Flags Fiesta Texas. Cirque Dreams global entertainment brand of most recent popular shows include Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy, Cirque Dreams Illumination, Cirque Dreams & Dinner onboard Norwegian Epic and Breakaway, Cirque Dreams Rocks, CIRQUE DREAMS BROADWAY and Cirque Dreams Holidaze,now in its 4th consecutive touring season and success from The Kennedy Center. Neil Goldberg has been declared “One of today’s leading theatrical impresarios” by the LA Times and “uniquely ingenious” by theNew York Daily News. For more information, visit

About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation:
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company with over $1.0 billion in revenue and 19 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For more than 50 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions including up-close animal encounters, Fright Fest® and Holiday in the Park®. For more information, visit

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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