Press Releases and News

The Ugly Duckling Returns to China

March 3rd, 2017

DALLAS, Texas – Lightwire Theater is proud to return to the mainland of China for the 5th consecutive year under the proud auspices of our host and presenter, Hermark Culture. The Ugly Duckling will be returning to China to perform over a 9 week period in 23 venues throughout the country.

The tour will run from April 10 to June 18, 2017. Check the calendar for the full schedule of performances.

Dates subject to change.


Illuminating the windows of Neiman Marcus

December 8th , 2016

DALLAS, Texas –  Neiman Marcus Downtown has partnered with Lightwire Theater to present a unique and interactive window display beginning Friday, December 16, 2016 until Friday, December 23, 2016. Each evening for eight days Lightwire Theater will perform an exclusive mini performance of A Very Electric Christmas in the Neiman Marcus Main Street window. Repeating mini performances can be seen from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM, December 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, and 23. December 17 and 18, Lightwire will perform from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

The famous Neiman Marcus windows will be transformed into a stage that audiences of all ages will enjoy while celebrating the holiday season. The delightful holiday presentation will leave children wide-eyed with delight and warm even the smallest of hearts while creating luminescent magic in the windows. Set to timeless holiday hits, all who watch are sure to be entertained.

Featured as semi-finalists on America’s Got Talent and winner of TRU TV Network’s Fake Off, Lightwire Theater is internationally recognized for their signature brand of electroluminescent artistry and poignant storytelling. A complete full length performance of their holiday classic A Very Electric Christmas will be presented at the Winspear Opera House on January 1st at 4:00 PM.

Visit to purchase tickets to the full performance at 4:00 PM on January 1, 2017 at the AT&T Performing Arts Center Winspear Opera House in downtown Dallas Arts District.


Lightwire illuminates Prelude 2016

October 24th, 2016


Lightwire Theater lit up the Dallas Arts District this past Friday and Saturday night as part of Prelude: A Preview of Aurora 2017!
Check out the video below for a glimpse into this cutting edge celebration that featured 10 massive art installations of light, video and sound by leading international artists.


Performing Arts Conferences

August 26th , 2016
Lightwire Theater will be represented at multiple show conferences this fall. Check out their schedule below:
Western Arts Alliance – Los Angeles, CA. August 31st, 2016
MidWest Arts – Milwaukee, WI. September 15th, 2016
Performing Arts Exchange – Orlando, FL. September 28th, 2016



Lightwire under the Electric Sky

June 8th, 2016
Lightwire Theater will be a part of the 20th annual Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) in Las Vegas, June 17th-19th.
As the sun fades into night, Las Vegas Motor Speedway will be transformed into the expansive neon dreamscape that is EDC. Lightwire’s electroluminescent creatures will encounter thousands of people as they roam about the neon carnival, which Insomniac describes as “a distinct union of technology and nature”.
Festival goers will explore interactive art installations, carnival rides, mind-blowing circus-style performances and more than 200 of the world’s top electronic music artists across 8 stages. With over 400,000 attendees last year, Electric Daisy Carnival is the largest dance music festival outside of Europe. Lightwire’s stunning neon creatures will be a perfect fit among the LED-filled carnival grounds, and festival goers will get to experience the magic of Lightwire Theater under the Electric Sky.

EDC Lightwire



Lightwire travels to Shanghai

May 20th, 2016
Lightwire Theater has opened their two-month China tour this week in Shanghai, with a performance of “Moon Mouse” at the Shanghai Children’s Theater. This is Lightwire’s fourth tour in China,  as their electric performances have continued to resonate with audiences in Asia.  Lightwire is planning two tours next year, as their reach continues to expand  and  may include stops in Singapore, Hong Kong, the Mainland of China and Australia.



Lightwire Theater at the Shanghai Children’s Theater


Lightwire to Perform in Taiwan

Feb 17th, 2016
Lightwire Theater is proud to announce they will be traveling to the island of Taiwan in May of 2016 to perform their original show “The Ugly Duckling and the Tortoise and the Hare”, a performance that joins together two classic tales on the modern stage.
They will be performing at the Dadong Arts Center in Taiwan on the 14th and 15th of May as part of the Annual Kaohsiung Philharmonic Cultural and Arts Festival. They are set to combine their electroluminescent performances with several workshops.