are wagging as the novel based on the Lonely Dog paintings by New Zealand
artist Ivan Clarke is now an immersive
storytelling exhibition centered around the guitar-playing outcast hound and
his whimsical, albeit dark, world. The Lonely Dog Immersive
makes its international debut, opening to fans worldwide on Saturday, May 6 in
Orlando, Florida. Tickets start at $34.57 per person and to celebrate the
attraction's opening, guests can enjoy a 40% discount on admission throughout
the month of May.
transports audiences into a stunning visual adventure of the life of Lonely
Dog, a misunderstood orphan who overcomes bullies to become a legend whose
music heals a divided society of posh cats and working-class dogs in the
fictional world of Alveridgea, as animated paintings, 3D imagery, and original
music are projected throughout the digital theater for an immersive, 30-minute
The Lonely Dog
draws on international talent from Director and Producer Cliff Dew and Producer
Rob Pearlman of Jumping Frog
Studios, an award-winning animation studio in Mexico, and
Centrica in Italy, a leader in immersive art
experiences that brought to life the famous Uffizi collection, including
Leonardo Da Vinci and Michelangelo. Geoff Pearlman, a seasoned music producer out of Los
Angeles, created original music for the exhibition based on lyrics from the
Lonely Dog novel.
of The Lonely Dog Immersive Experience include:
- Art Gallery: The gallery showcases nearly 40 pieces of
artwork by Clarke that inspired the story, starring Lonely Dog, Celia Crème,
and other hound and feline characters.
- Virtual Reality Lounge: Wearing virtual reality goggles, guests
fly alongside Lonely Dog on a journey that soars through the skies and dives
into the depths of the sea.
- Coco Kitz: Sit back, relax and enjoy live music from
the incomparable Donovan Peterkin every Thursday through Sunday from 7:30 p.m.
to 10:30 p.m. in this hopping venue.
- Selfie Salon: Snap a picture with your favorite Lonely
Dog character and share it on social media with your pack of friends.
- Art Studio: Aspiring artists complete some of
Clarke’s most cherished dog and cat paintings, then can see their masterpiece
projected on a giant Coloring Fun Art Wall.
- CafeTerra: Stop by for snacks and
refreshments, including coffee and smoothies, during business hours.
In addition, The Lonely Dog Immersive Experience teamed up
with a local charity, where $1 of every ticket benefits the Happy Trails Animal Rescue, a nonprofit animal rescue group
serving the Central Florida area.
The Lonely Dog Immersive Experience is located
at 4950 International Dr., adjacent to the Orlando International Premium
It is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m.
to 7 p.m. Sunday.
Ticket discounts are available to groups, seniors, military, and