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Point's nighttime show, Luminosity,
returns this year. Rehearsals will begin in early May.
Point issued the following press release:
"Last summer, Cedar Point
gave guests the perfect ending to a memory-making day at the park with one of
the hottest shows in the amusement park industry - Luminosity! The fun-for-all-ages show promises to
be better than ever in 2013 with several new songs and surprises, including a
new sponsor – Ohio's own North
"We are excited to partner with an iconic brand
like Cedar Point to sponsor Luminosity,"
said North Coast Container Chairman and CEO Jim Beardsley. "Cedar Point is more than just an amusement
park. Creating thrilling family memories
is a Cedar Point tradition - all of us at North Coast Container have been
making memories there for over 20 years.
We're looking forward to elevating awareness of our company and its
values through this unique and exciting sponsorship."
Headquartered in Cleveland, North Coast Container
is a second-generation, family-owned company that manufactures 55-gallon steel
shipping containers. Established in
1983, they ship over 1.5 million drums every year to companies in the Midwest
Luminosity, Amplified by North Coast Container, will feature live
performances of "Top 40" hits, fireworks, laser lights, dancing, and singing
from some of the nation's most talented entertainers. With more than two dozen
performers who sing, dance and flip in front of an ever-changing backdrop, Luminosity ignites all your senses. This over-the-top nighttime
celebration will be produced in-house this year and will feature all new
songs, costumes, themes and videos and is sure to be a "can't miss show" in
"We are thrilled to be partnering with a
respected local company like North Coast Container," stated John Hildebrandt,
Vice President and General Manager of Cedar Point. "Cedar Point and North Coast Container have enjoyed
an excellent relationship for many years. We look forward to a great summer
together as we bring back Luminosity for its second season."
Luminosity will be performed nightly,
Wednesday through Monday, beginning Friday, May 31.
This year, the park will also debut its latest
multiple-world-record-breaking roller coaster, GateKeeper,
on the park's Opening Day, Saturday, May 11. GateKeeper will change the
landscape of Cedar Point as the track will dramatically fly above the main
entrance to the park, passing over arriving guests with rolling flyover
maneuvers. GateKeeper joins record-setting legends Top Thrill Dragster and
Millennium Force, earning Cedar Point Amusement
Today's "World's Best Amusement Park" for the last 15 years."