'CSI: Live' Comes to Magic Mountain in June
'CSI: Live' Comes to Magic Mountain in June
Imagine the clock ticking on as your 30 minutes wind down and you race against time to solve a real CSI case.  Well, come June 14, visitors to Six Flags Magic Mountain can play forensic scientists when CSI: Live opens at the Los Angeles theme park.

CSI: Live is a half-hour interactive experience culled from the CBS hit television show, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

Not unlike a reality show rendition of the popular board game Clue, CSI: Live features elements of the award-winning TV series, CSI.  It showcases a live-action whodunit enactment of a mystery for members of the audiences to sink their teeth into and attempt to solve.  Viewers are treated to changing perspectives or points of view, depending on where they are seated in the Magic Moments Theater.

As an added treat to enhance the authenticity of the interactive experience, CSI: Live will even feature the cast members of the original flagship CSI show.  Stars like William Petersen (Gil Grissom), Marg Helgenberger (Katherine Willows), George Eads (Nick Stokes) and Gary Dourdan (Warrick Brown) will offer voice-over advice and videotaped clues to help the participants in figuring out the presented case.

CSI: Live opens at Magic Mountain on June 14 and will offer several performances daily.

In other news, a couple of weeks ago, we mentioned that former CSI mainstay, Jorja Fox, is currently enjoying turning over a new leaf in her post-CSI life, as co-producer of a musical on the life and music of Dusty Springfield.  We have some more notes from the ex-CSI actress about her experience behind the scenes of Stay Forever: The Life and Music of Dusty Springfield.

"I don't know if I have a lot in common with Dusty Springfield but she certainly is one of my heroes and mentors," Fox told the Lesbian News.

"She kind of stood up and did what she did and hoped that people would enjoy the music," Fox added.  "She had great business sense. She took a hold of her career and took the risks to steer it."

"It's easier for any artists out there to take risks if they're not already threatened by security or stability," the former CSI regular also reflected, citing her own choice and experience as example.  "As an actor, personally, I don't think anyone should ever feel comfortable.  It doesn't matter how successful you get or how high you go, we all know there are flavours of the month, flavours of the year, and how quickly the tide can change.  If I'm starting to feel comfortable, that's a warning sign - I would need to reevaluate."

-Rosario Santiago, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
Source: Los Angeles Times, Lesbian News
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