The Big Show is a theatrical animatronic puppet show in a seated theater in which various Cajun and wetlands characters interact with official-type characters—such as insurance agents and FEMA workers— all in anticipation of Big Blow, who comes in and wreaks havoc on the town. The audience will be surpised and engaged by characters emerging from all around them—even up above! Lots of fun effects, such as confetti and streamers, will add magic and fun to the show.
After a short first show, audiences will be able voice input, and then watch the show again to see if their input made any changes in the characters’ behavior; and therefore, the story’s outcome.
By asking the audience to “adjust” the parameters of the human-controlled environment from the first show, and then running a second sequence to see the consequences, we have a unique vehicle for learning.
The Big Show is a critical teaching tool for higher-order understanding.