DECEMBER 17, 2015
Hop aboard the trolley to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe w/ @Danieltigertv & his friends in the LIVE stage show Jan. 15-16 @KimmelCenter
FIRST NATIONAL TOUR OF
“DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD LIVE!”
DEBUTS AT PHILADELPHIA’S KIMMEL CENTER
JANUARY 15-16, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Philadelphia, December 17, 2015) –– The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts presents the debut performances of the first national tour of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE!, a new interactive musical adventure featuring Daniel Tiger and all of his friends from the hit children’s show “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood,” airing daily on PBS Kids. The national tour begins with three performances at the Merriam Theater, January 15 and January 16. The live show is a collaborative effort between The Fred Rogers Company, PBS, and Mills Entertainment, with characters based on the Neighborhood of Make-Believe from the long-running family program, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.
“We are thrilled to bring this imaginative production to the families of Philadelphia as the very first stop of this tour,” said Anne Ewers, President & CEO of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. “This live show, the endearing characters, and their adventures provide the perfect opportunity to introduce little ones, and their families, to live theater.”
Daniel and friends hop aboard Trolley and take the audience on an exploration of the vibrant world of their Neighborhood of Make-Believe, sharing stories of friendship, helping others, and celebrating new experiences. The live theatrical production of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood will warm the hearts of every generation as they embark on a journey filled with singing, dancing, laughter, and ‘grr-ific’ surprises.
Other upcoming shows in the Kimmel Center’s Family Discovery Series include Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (February 16-21), The Very Hungry Caterpillar (February 21), Wild Kratts Live! (March 4-5),
The Sound of Music (March 15-20), and Compagnia Finzi Pasca La Verità (March 13-14).
DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD LIVE!
Dates and times:
Friday, January 15, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, January 16, 2016, 11:00 a.m.
Saturday, January 16, 2016 2:00 p.m.
Tickets are on sale to the public now and start at $20. Tickets can be purchased by calling (215) 893-1999, visiting www.kimmelcenter.org, at the Kimmel Center Box Office, or the Merriam Theater Box Office (open during performances only). Group sales are available for groups of 10 or more and can be purchased by calling (215) 790-5883.
KIMMEL CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
Located in the heart of Center City, Philadelphia, The Kimmel Center’s mission is to operate a world-class performing arts center that engages and serves a broad audience through diverse programming, arts education, and community outreach. The Kimmel Center campus is comprised of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts (Verizon Hall, Perelman Theater, SEI Innovation Studio, and the Merck Arts Education Center), the Academy of Music (owned by the Philadelphia Orchestra Association), and the University of the Arts Merriam Theater. TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank, is the season sponsor of The Kimmel Center’s 2015-2016 Season. American Airlines is the official airline of Broadway Philadelphia. For additional information, visit kimmelcenter.org.
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