KIMMEL CENTER PRESENTS PEPPA PIG’S BIG SPLASH
AT THE ACADEMY OF MUSIC
APRIL 8, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Philadelphia, PA, March 21, 2016) ––The Kimmel Center, in association with AEG Live, presents the first-ever U.S. theatrical tour of Peppa Pig’s Big Splash starring Peppa Pig, star of Nick Jr.’s top-rated TV series. The production features Peppa, George, and all of their friends from the hit show in an all-singing, all-dancing, adventure full of songs, games, and muddy puddles. The tour makes its Philadelphia stop on Friday, April 8 at 6:00 p.m. at the Academy of Music.
“Peppa Pig is one of the most adored characters on television today and we cannot wait to welcome Peppa and her friends to the Kimmel Center stage,” said Anne Ewers, President & CEO of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. “This is yet another fabulous opportunity for families to introduce young children to live theater through a character that is already a household name.”
Peppa Pig’s Big Splash is an action-packed live show based on the widely popular Peppa Pig television series, cleverly crafted to provide preschoolers and young fans an unforgettable live theater experience. This fully immersive musical production features dozens of original songs and an interactive sing-along for the whole family.
Peppa Pighas steadily won over children and families around the globe. The series is the top show on Nick Jr. for kids ages 2-5, reaching 76 million households daily. The Peppa Pig brand continues to become extremely popular since the first episode aired in 2004. Peppa Pig’s popular apps, toys, and strong digital presence on social media have helped make the Peppa Pig property a global powerhouse.
PEPPA PIG LIVE!
Peppa Pig’s Big Splash
Academy of Music
Friday, April 8, 2016, 6:00 p.m.
Tickets are on sale now and start at $39.50. Tickets can be purchased by calling 215-893-1999, online at kimmelcenter.org, or at the Kimmel Center Box Office. Group sales are available for groups of 10 or more and can be purchased by calling (215) 790-5883.
The Kimmel Center is offering a VIP Peppa Pig Party Pass, which includes premium seating, access to the Peppa Pig Party after the show, a photo opp with Peppa Pig, and more. More information on all ticket options can be found at kimmelcenter.org.
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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