Electricity Tour, Live Wire Coming to Emens with Doktor Kaboom

Doktor Kaboom! Photo provided.Doktor Kaboom! Photo provided.

By: Kristi Chambers—

 Nothing says scientific discovery quite like “kaboom.” Get ready for a hilarious hour of electrical entertainment with Doktor Kaboom, coming to Emens Auditorium on Saturday, September 12 at 4 p.m. Though a “one-man show,” Doktor Kaboom asks for audience help in this fun, and funny, exploration of electricity.

Co-commissioned by the Kennedy Center, LIVE WIRE! The Electricity Tour is premiering in Washington, DC, in September 2014. Doktor Kaboom will explore the fundamentals of electrical energy and the history of humanity’s adventures into its potential. At the dawn of the 19th century mankind first harnessed the power of electricity, the world changed and the journey still continues.

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: mechanical energy to electrical energy; electromagnetic coils and conductors.

Tickets are available now at the Emens Auditorium Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, charge-by-phone at 800-745-3000 or online at Ticketmaster.com. For more information call 765-285-1539 or visit www.bsu.edu/emens.


Kristi Chambers is the Assistant Director of Marketing & Communications for Emens Auditorium and Pruis Hall