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'Smallville' Panel Highlights Wizard World Madison Programming, Friday through Sunday

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'Nightmare Before Christmas,' Wrestling Sessions, Trivia, Costume Contests, Kids Programs All Weekend Long At Alliant Energy Center, Friday through Sunday

MADISON, Wis. - PrZen -- .Q&A sessions with the casts of "Smallville" (Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum, Erica Durance and Laura Vandervoort), "Firefly" (Jewel Staite and Sean Maher) plus DC Comics TV stars (Vandervoort and Teddy Sears) and A Nightmare Before Christmas standouts Ken Page and Chris Sarandon, cosplayer and comics creator sessions, adult and kids costume contests, live podcasts and more highlight the programming offerings at Wizard World Madison, Friday through Sunday, October 25-27 at the Alliant Energy Center. Most programming is included as part of the standard event admission and is in addition to the live entertainment options (dancing, music, etc. hosted by Kato Kaelin) all weekend.

And for the first time in Madison, the world famous Wizard World Costume Contest (Saturday, 7 p.m.) will feature a $12,500 prize pool, including $10,000 for Best in Show."

Some highlights of the more than 50 hours of panels scheduled to date include:

• Group panels with "Smallville" (Welling, Rosenbaum, Vandervoort, Durance, Saturday, 1:30 p.m.); "Firefly" (Staite, Maher, Saturday, 3:30 p.m), The Nightmare Before Christmas (Sarandon and Page, Saturday, 4:30 p.m.); "Bringing DC Comics To TV" with Vandervoort, Sears (Sunday, noon); "Women of Sci Fi & Fantasy" (Dichen Lachman and Kelly Hu, Saturday, noon); "Voice Acting Master Class" with Hu and Page (Sunday, 1 p.m.)
• "I Love the 80s with Zach Galligan (Saturday, 11:30 a.m.) and "Acting for the Stage and Screen Masterclass" with Galligan (Saturday, 4 p.m.)
• Pro wrestler Kevin Nash dishes on his favorite ring promotions (Saturday, 2 p.m.)
• Creator sessions with industry superstars Joe Wos, Mostafa Moussa, Jeremy Clark, Kurt Lehner, Ron Mars, D. Whitaker and more
• Fan- and industry-based panels on subjects ranging from Pro Wrestling 101, "Nerdprov," Foam 101, Geek Trivia, Behind the Scenes at a comic con, Robots and A.I., Harry Potter, investing in comics, Black Panther, comics law, supervillains, D&D Improv, getting published, creating comics and more

• "Blake and Sal Show" recording their popular podcast live
• Kids programming all three days, including free sketches, face painting, create a Halloween bat and more
• World-famous Wizard World Adult Costume Contest, Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Kids Costume Contests on Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m.
• Cosplay with special guests LadyDragon Creations, Papa Bear Cosplay, AYA Cohen and more, throughout the weekend

A full list of Wizard World Madison programming is available at http://wizardworld.com/programming-entertainment/Madison

Media Contact
Jerry Milani
pr@wizardworld.com
646-883-5022


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