It seems as though DreamWorks has been around a lot longer than 20 years — yet it also feels like it was just yesterday when Hollywood big shots Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen banded together to form a new company that rocked the entertainment industry with its unique, collaborative approach to film production. Either way, there's certainly enough material to fill a two-day concert series at the Hollywood Bowl, DreamWorks Animation in Concert, dedicated entirely to the studio's blockbuster animated films. Hosted by Jack Black, the shows screen best-loved scenes from films such as Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon, Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda, paired with live performances by the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. The work of composers Hans Zimmer and Danny Elfman features prominently, while singer Judith Hill also makes an appearance to belt out Stephen Schwartz's “When You Believe,” from The Prince of Egypt. In true eye-popping DreamWorks (and Hollywood Bowl) fashion, the shows culminate with fireworks. Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave., Hlywd.; Fri., July 18, and Sat., July 19, $13-$144. (323) 850-2000,

Fri., July 18; Sat., July 19, 2014
(Expired: 07/19/14)

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