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Lightwire Theater was a light-up puppet group act from Season 7 of America's Got Talent. It was eliminated in the Semifinals in the Judges' Choice.


Lightwire Theater uses electro-luminescent wire to create characters. Rarely used in a theatrical setting, this technology creates characters designed to combine dance, puppetry and a glow-in-the-dark show. 1


Lightwire Theater's audition in Episode 701 consisted of using light-up suits to portray dinosaurs and trees to the song, "Doomsday." Howard Stern, Sharon Osbourne, and Howie Mandel all voted "Yes," sending the act to the Vegas Round.

Vegas Round

Lightwire Theater was one of the Judges' Favorites in the Vegas Round. It was sorted into the "Novelty Acts" category. Its performance in Episode 711 consisted of again using light-up suits to portray dinosaurs and moving trees glowing in the dark. The group's audition was strong enough for the judges to send it to the Quarterfinals in Episode 712 along with All Beef Patty, Aurora Light Painters, and Joe Castillo.


Lightwire Theater's Quarterfinals performance in Episode 718 consisted of performing a story of a duckling encountering many larger birds. Howie Mandel, Sharon Osbourne, and Howard Stern gave the group standing ovations. It received enough votes to be sent to the Semifinals in Episode 719 instead of All Beef Patty and Inspire the Fire.


Lightwire Theater's Semifinals performance in Episode 728 consisted of performing with its luminescent puppets a story of dinosaurs fighting each other with weapons resembling lightsabers. The group received enough votes to be revealed as one of the Top 4 of the second Semifinal round instead of All That! and Shanice & Maurice Hayes. Lightwire Theater was later revealed to have finished in either third or fourth place in America's Vote. In the Judges' Choice, although Sharon Osbourne voted for it, Howard Stern and Howie Mandel did not, eliminating Lightwire Theater from the competition in Episode 729 instead of David Garibaldi and His CMYK's.

After the Show

After America's Got Talent, In 2014, Lightwire Theater competed on the first season of TruTV's Fake Off. They made it all the way to the finals and were crowned the winners of the first season of Fake off.

The group appeared on the eighth season of the Italian competition series Tu Si Que Vales in 2021. [1]

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