The San Diego Union-Tribune
May 13, 1987, Wednesday
LIFESTYLE; Pg. E-6
HEADLINE: Yippee! Stage is set for He-Man, She-Ra
BYLINE: Divina Infusino; Arts Writer
She-Ra and the Masters of the Universe are coming to town
in a stage production.
no," says a typical parent. "I hate She-Ra and He-Man.
They didn't start out as cartoons and comic book characters.
They began as toys.
puts them out.
kids aren't seeing cartoons on television anymore. They're
watching non-stop ads. What happened to fantasy characters
that didn't originate as part of some big marketing package?
course, my 4-year-old daughter just loves She-Ra. When did
you say the He-Man, She-Ra, Master of the Universe show is?"
tomorrow through Sunday at the Sports Arena. Tickets are $9
and $10.50. during its 11-day engagement in New York.
the extravaganza, featuring a laser light show and other special
effects, brings to life superheros She-Ra and He-Man and other
Masters of the Universe characters. Included are King Randor,
the monarch of Eternia; Queen Marlena, former earth astronaut;
Snout Spout, the elephant warrior; Orko, the bumbling wizard;
Man-At Arms, supermilitary strategist and Teela, his adopted
task: To defend good against the forces of evil, arch-enemies
Hordak and Skeletor. (Original, eh?) The battles take place
on two 30-foot-square screens and on ramps and platforms with
a pre-recorded rock sound track and fireworks.
two-hour show breaks for an intermission long enough to purchase
$6 programs and $5 plastic "power-swords."
are available at the box office and Ticketmaster outlets.
are: Thursday and Friday, 7:30 p.m; Saturday, 11 a.m., 2:30
p.m., 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 1:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.