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An Evening with Peter Jackson
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Powerhouse Museum presents An Evening with Peter Jackson

To celebrate the record success of The Lord of the Rings Motion Picture Trilogy The Exhibition at the Powerhouse Museum, Academy Award-winning director Peter Jackson will headline a special once-only event on Saturday 12 March, 6pm 8pm, at the State Theatre in Sydney.

Direct from the set of King Kong, the creative maestro behind The Lord of the Rings film trilogy will provide a rare behind-the-scenes insight into the making of the epic trilogy that captivated millions around the world and will reveal never before seen footage. The event will be hosted by film critic and co-host of ABC TVs At the movies, David Stratton.

Before The Lord of the Rings and world-wide fame, Peter Jackson was director, writer and producer of such films as cult classic Bad Taste, Meet the Feebles, Brain Dead, The Frighteners and Heavenly Creatures and is currently in New Zealand directing a large scale remake of King Kong with actors Naomi Watts, Adrian Brody and Jack Black.

Tickets for An Evening with Peter Jackson at the State Theatre go on sale Saturday 26 February through Ticketek on 132 849 or visit www.ticketek.com.au. Cost: $65 adults, $55 concession, $50 Powerhouse Members, $45 under 30s & students (plus booking fee).

An Evening with Peter Jackson is held exclusively for the Powerhouse Museum in conjunction with The Lord of the Rings Motion Picture Trilogy The Exhibition now showing. This blockbuster exhibition has drawn record crowds since opening on Boxing Day with more than 128,000 people from around the country experiencing the magic of Middle-earth.

Due to overwhelming demand, the exhibition will be extended to Sunday 3 April. Dont miss this final opportunity to go behind the scenes of the film trilogy to marvel at the costumes, jewellery, weapons and props, plus hear exclusive interviews with cast and crew and discover the secrets behind the award-winning special effects.

Bring your Peter Jackson ticket stub to the Museum door to receive 20% off admission to The Lord of the Rings exhibition. Visit www.powerhousemuseum.com/lotr for further information.