Doktor Kaboom Live Wire! The Electricity Tour at Viterbo University March 11
Tue, February 21, 2017

Feb. 20, 2017

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LA CROSSE, Wis. – Audience members of all ages will enjoy the high-energy and educational show LIVE WIRE! The Electricity Tour at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 11 in the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.

Co-commissioned by the Kennedy Center, LIVE WIRE! The Electricity Tour explores the fundamentals of electrical energy and the history of humanity’s adventures into its potential. Topics covered include safety, Tesla, Edison, Faraday, lightning bolts, current, voltage, conductive and non-conductive media, electrical arcs, light emission, sparks, resistance, magnetic fields, electric generators, and more in this family-friendly show for all ages.

LIVE WIRE! The Electricity Tour is presented by Doktor Kaboom, an over the top German physicist with a passion for science that knows no bounds. Sporting chrome goggles, orange lab coat, motorcycle boots, and wicked cool hair, Doktor Kaboom travels the world, thrilling adults and children alike with an explosive comedic style designed to please every audience. 

This performance is part of Viterbo’s Ronald McDonald Arts for Young America Family Series and is sponsored by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western Wisconsin and Southeastern Minnesota. The performance is also sponsored in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts. WXOW News 19 is the media sponsor.

Tickets are $14, $12, or $10 for adults and $12, $10, or $8 for children. For more information or to order tickets, contact the Viterbo box office at 608-796-3100 or visit


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