Show Descriptions

Current Shows

Shows for Younger Audiences

Shows for General Audiences

 

Laser Light Music Shows for General Audiences

Laser Light Music Shows for Adult Audiences

 


 

We Are Stars

A fun, gorgeously animated fulldome show about cosmic chemistry and our explosive origins, this dazzling film reveals how hydrogen and carbon, the very building blocks of life, formed in the universe and then brings it all back to us – we are made of stars!

Recommended for younger audiences.
Themes: Stars, element formation

Style: Fulldome animated film followed by star talk


Perfect Little Planet

Discover our solar system through a new set of eyes – a family from another star system seeking the perfect vacation spot. Fly over the surface of Pluto, our best known Dwarf Planet. Dive down the ice cliffs of Miranda. Sail through the rings of Saturn. Feel the lightning storms at Jupiter. And walk on the surface of Mars. Which destination would you choose? This is the solar system journey for space travelers of all ages.

Recommended for younger audiences.
Themes: Planets, planet features

Style: Fulldome animated film followed by star talk


Tucson Sky & Beyond

This is our "classic" night sky show, but not like you remember it! Take a relaxing look at the night sky as one of our skilled "Console Captains" gives you a guided tour of the stars, planets, constellations and current events happening in the night sky. This live show is never the same and there is always a surprise in store.

Recommended for general audiences.
Themes: Stars, planets, constellations, mythology 
Style: Live presentation 


Touring the Solar System

Zoom away from planet Earth and take a guided tour through the Solar System! In this show we stop by each of the planets and learn why they are unique. Hold on, this is one fun ride!

Recommended for general audiences.
Themes: Facts about Planets, space exploration
Style: Live presentation 


Great White Shark

Misrepresented, maligned and misunderstood, the Great White Shark is an iconic predator: the creature we love to fear. This planetarium show will explore the Great White's place in our imaginations, in our fears, and in the reality of its role at the top of the oceanic food chain. See the Great White through the eyes of people who swim with sharks:

Recommended for general audiences. 
Themes: Sharks, conservation
Style: Fulldome film followed by live presentation

 

Don't miss out on our hands-on exhibit about these amazing creatures in Sharks: Magnificent & Misunderstood!


Mysteries of the Unseen World

Discover a world you can’t see, a world that exists in the air we breathe, in our bodies and all around us.

Recommended for general audiences. 
Style: Fulldome film followed by live presentation


Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon

Based on Pink Floyd’s 1973 album of humanitarian, political and philosophical empathy, Dark Side of the Moon is one of the most startling and bizarre laser light shows of all time!

Considered by many critics to be the album that brought the commercial breakthrough to Pink Floyd, Dark Side of the Moon offers a mixture of psychedelic, rock and jazz sounds. Its sonic backdrops and atmospheric soundscapes combined with a unique assortment of sound effects yield an emotional resonance. When accompanied by a diverse and unusual display of laser art, the overall feel is a dramatic and haunting atmosphere.

Recommended for adult audiences.
Style: Laser Light Music Show


Laser Queen

Get ready ride your bicycle around the dome! This medley of Queen’s greatest hits is sure to get your toes tapping.

Recommended for general audiences.
Style: Laser Light Music Show


Laser Retro

Bring the big hair to pay tribute to the great anthems of the 1980s with Laser Retro! With hits from Depeche Mode, New Order and more, it’s sure to be a great blast from the past.

Recommended for general audiences.
Style: Laser Light Music Show