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For a Roarsome Good Time, Take the Family to Dinosaur World Live!



“The perfect family show. Educational and entertaining.” —The Reviews Hub

“A magical piece of theatre for children!” —Behind the Arras

MALIBU, CA – February 20, 2024 – Full of thrills and prehistoric excitement, “Dinosaur World Live” performs at Smothers Theatre on Pepperdine University’s campus in Malibu on Friday, March 8, 2024 at 7:30 p.m.

Dare to experience the dangers and delights of “Dinosaur World Live” with roarsome fun for the whole family! Embark on a thrilling journey to the past for a remarkably life-like encounter with these prehistoric dinosaurs, including a Tyrannosaurus rex, Triceratops, Microraptor, and Segnosaurus. Stick around after for a chance to meet these big friendly creatures up close in the post show meet and greet, where you just might make a new dinosaur friend.

Family Art Day activities will take place prior to the performance, including hands-on arts and crafts activities and treats for the whole family. The Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art will also be open for self-guided tours of Makoto Fujimura: Water Flames and Jeni Spota C: Encore! Family Art Day begins at 6 p.m. in the Gregg G. Juarez courtyard, adjacent to Smothers Theatre. 

"Part of our mission at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts is to provide a warm, welcoming place for children and families," said Rebecca Carson, Managing Director for the Center for the Arts. "We love introducing kids and families to the arts, through live performances, hands-on arts and crafts activities, and inspirational exhibitions in the Weisman Museum of Art. We are looking forward to having many excited kids and families at Dinosaur World Live on March 8." 

Dinosaur World Live has fast become an international smash hit, following a hugely successful tour of the United States in 2019 visiting 35 cities across 19 states, three major UK tours and London seasons at Regent’s Park Open-Air Theatre, Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre and Underbelly's Wonderground Festival

Using stunning puppetry to bring remarkably life-like dinosaurs to the stage, Dinosaur World Live presents a host of impressive prehistoric creatures roaring to the Pepperdine stage. 

Tickets, priced at $20-$40 for the public and $10 for full-time Pepperdine students, are available now by calling (310) 506-4522 or online at the Dinosaur World Live event page.


About the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts

Delighting more than 50,000 patrons and participants annually with live performances, art exhibitions, and local outreach opportunities, the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts serves as a hub for the arts on Pepperdine University’s Malibu campus, uniquely linking professional guest artists with Pepperdine students as well as patrons from surrounding Southern California communities. Three performance spaces, including the 450-seat Smothers Theatre, the 124-seat Raitt Recital Hall, and the “black box” Lindhurst Theatre, host hundreds of performances, rehearsals, and master classes throughout the year. The Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, a dynamic, two-story exhibition space, showcases a revolving selection of modern and contemporary art with a focus on art made in California.


Event Details

WHAT:Dinosaur World Live
WHEN: Friday, March 8, 2024, 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Smothers Theatre, Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA
TICKETS: (310) 506-4522 or Dinosaur World Live event page
PRICES: $20-$40



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Media Contact

Ericka Sherrill
Marketing and Publicity Manager, Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts