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Friday, November 3rd, 2017

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Adam Savage and Michael Stevens Present Brain Candy Live at Mount Baker Theatre

Mount Baker Theatre is happy to report the new live show BRAIN CANDY LIVE! is performing for one night only in Bellingham, Friday, April 20, 2018, at 7:30 p.m.  The show stars Adam Savage, editor-in-chief of Tested.com and former co-host of the Emmy-nominated Discovery series “MythBusters,” and Michael Stevens, creator of award-winning YouTube Channel “Vsauce.”

Minds were indeed hungry for Brain Candy Live! as it played to packed houses of energetic fans across the country, with many sold-out performances.  The spring tour performed in 40 cities including New York City, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Detroit and LA.  Adam Savage and Michael Stevens have joined forces to bring this one of a kind interactive, hands-on, minds-on theatrical experience to cities across the US.  They’re master explainers, bringing along their crazy toys, incredible tools and mind-blowing demonstrations for a celebration of curiosity that literally has audiences shouting “more” after their favorites.  Audiences are engaged and enthusiastic test subjects and participants as they spend two hours laughing, learning and exploring during a theatrical experience like no other.

Every night, Savage and Stevens literally can’t wait to unleash their collective sense of wonder, curiosity and fun for each new audience.  They’re inviting everyone to join in and get their minds messy as their demonstrations leap off the stage. Adam and Michael’s BRAIN CANDY LIVE!  experience is like a two-hour play date with Walt Disney, Willy Wonka and Albert Einstein.

About Adam Savage:

One of the most highly regarded and watched series on Discovery Channel, “MythBusters” ran for 14 earth-shattering years. Co-executive produced and Co-hosted by Savage, the show mixed scientific method with problem-solving gleeful curiosity and plain old-fashioned ingenuity to confirm or bust myths, popular misconceptions and creating its own signature style of explosive experimentation. Today, in addition to creating content for his website Tested.com, Adam has become a proponent for making, working with the White House to encourage kids and adults alike to get their hands dirty. He’s also a regular at conventions across the country, where his elaborate and handmade costumes (such as Totoro at New York Comic Con) attract much attention … and hugs.

About Michael Stevens:

Michaels’ passion for learning, science and making curiosity contagious led him to create Vsauce in 2010. The YouTube channel captures attention with fun questions like, “What Color Is A Mirror?” “Can You Count Past Infinity?” and “Why Are Things Creepy?” Now reaching a collective 17 million subscribers with video views in excess of 2 billion, Vsauce has grown into one of the largest educational networks on the web. Last year, it received the Webby for Best Science and Education Network.

About Michael Weber:

Adam Savage, Michael Stevens and director Michael Weber are the brains behind Brain Candy. Widely respected for his innovation, problem-solving and storytelling abilities, Scientific American Magazine wrote, “Michael Weber is a walking Swiss Army Knife.” He has worked with a veritable “Who’s Who” of writers, directors and performers including Daren Aronofsky, Christian Bale, Don Cheadle, Wes Craven, Mos Def, Robert DeNiro, Tom Hanks, Hugh Jackman, David Mamet, Errol Morris, Jack Nicholson, Christopher Nolan, Edward Norton, Julia Roberts, Aaron Sorkin, Martin Scorsese, George Wolfe and Robert Zemeckis. Weber’s work can be seen in dozens of plays and feature films including Forest Gump, Angels in America, The Parent Trap, The Illusionist, Top Dog Underdog, The Prestige, A Year of Magical Thinking and Ocean’s 13. Recent projects include a zero-gravity show to be performed on the International Space Station, an interactive candy store that allows kids to make a gumball travel over 250 miles an hour before they chew it and a magic show for the blind that takes place entirely in the dark.

Tickets to BRAIN CANDY LIVE! can be purchased for $49.50 – $150.50 (VIP) plus applicable fees. Call 360-734-6080 for tickets or information or purchase online at: www.mountbakertheatre.com.

The Mount Baker Theatre, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supporting the performing arts, receives support from a Tourism Facilities Grant from the City of Bellingham. 2017-2018 Season Sponsor is Saturna Capital.

 

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