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SUPER NEWS FOR "PJ MASKS" FANS! "PJ MASKS LIVE! TIME TO BE A HERO!" COMES TO THE MERRIAM THEATER SEPTEMBER 22 & 23, 2017

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Our heroes take the @KimmelCenter stage in this thrilling production of @PJMasksLive  9/22 & 9/23.  More info @ KimmelCenter.org

 

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SUPER NEWS FOR PJ MASKS FANS!
PJ MASKS LIVE! TIME TO BE A HERO!
COMES TO THE MERRIAM THEATER
SEPTEMBER 22 & 23, 2017

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Philadelphia, PA, August 31, 2017) –– Your favorite pajama-wearing heroes will be performing live in a theater near you!

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in partnership with Entertainment One (eOne) and Round Room Presents are proud to announce PJ Masks Live! Time to Be a Hero! The brand-new, fully immersive musical production, starring the heroic trio from the beloved series PJ Masks, will take to the stage at the Merriam Theater from September 22-23, 2017.

“We are thrilled to welcome our young friends and the PJ Masks heroes to the Merriam Theater this September,” said Anne Ewers, President and CEO of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. “The PJ Masks show has quickly become a staple in childhood entertainment, beautifully translating to the stage in this action-packed adventure that will enchant and excite audiences of all ages!”

The live show is based on eOne’s top-rated animated TV series which airs daily on Disney Junior. Catboy, Owlette, Gekko, and the Baddies will delight fans of all ages with live performances featuring world-class production, familiar and original music, acrobatics, and immersive interactivity.

PJ Masks, the hit series, follows the thrilling nighttime adventures of three young friends who transform into their dynamic alter egos, Catboy, Owlette, and Gekko, when they put on their pajamas at night and activate their animal amulets. Together, they embark on action-packed capers, solving mysteries and learning valuable lessons along the way.

Other featured upcoming performances at the Kimmel Center Campus include: PNC Grow Up Great (September 9, 2017; October 21, 2017; and November 11, 2017, Commonwealth Plaza), Philadelphia School of Circus Arts Youth Troupe (October 21, 2017, Commonwealth Plaza), CraftNOW Create (November 11, 2017, Commonwealth Plaza), Brain Candy Live! (November 19, 2017, Academy of Music), and Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live: King for a Day! (January 5-6, 2018, Merriam Theater).

 

PJ MASKS LIVE! TIME TO BE A HERO

Merriam Theater

September 22, 2017, 6:30 PM
September 23, 2017, 1:00 PM & 5:00 PM

 

Tickets

Tickets are on sale now and start at $25.00. Tickets can be purchased by calling 215-893-1999, online at kimmelcenter.org, or at the Kimmel Center Box Office. More information at kimmelcenter.org. Great group rates are available.

 

About Entertainment One

Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE:ETO) is a global independent studio that specializes in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. The Company’s diversified expertise spans across film, television and music production, and sales, family programming, merchandising and licensing, and digital content. Through its global reach and expansive scale, powered  by deep local market knowledge, the Company delivers the best content to the world.

Entertainment One’s robust network includes film and television studio The Mark Gordon Company; content creation venture Amblin Partners with Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, and Reliance Entertainment; leading feature film production and global sales company Sierra Pictures; unscripted television production companies Renegade 83; world-class music labels Dualtone Music Group and Last Gang; and award-winning digital agency Secret Location.

The Company’s rights library is exploited across all media formats and includes more than 100,000 hours of film and television content and approximately 40,000 music tracks.

 

About Round Room Presents

Round Room Presents is a live entertainment firm that specializes in the production and promotion of live arena shows, concert tours, theatrical performances and touring exhibitions. Round Room are currently the Executive Producers for Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones blockbuster exhibit. http://www.roundroompresents.com/


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 Merriam Theater. The Kimmel Center is also home to eight Resident Companies: The Philadelphia Orchestra, Opera Philadelphia, The Pennsylvania Ballet, The Philly POPS, PHILADANCO, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, The Philadelphia Chamber Music Society and Curtis Institute of Music. With nearly 9,000 seats per night, The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is the region’s most impactful performing arts center, and the second largest in the country. TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank, is the season sponsor of the Kimmel Center’s 2017-2018 Season. American Airlines is the official airline of Broadway Philadelphia. For additional information, visit kimmelcenter.org.

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