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All your favorites pups from @Nickelodeon’s @PAWPatrolLive return for another exciting adventure at the @KimmelCenter 5/4-5/6! #VIP -Very Important Pup - packages available! More Info @KimmelCenter.org
X BARKS THE SPOT IN PAW PATROL LIVE! THE GREAT PIRATE ADVENTURE IN PHILADELPHIA
JOIN THE HEROIC PUPS ON AN ALL-NEW PIRATE-THEMED MISSION WHEN THEY TAKE THE STAGE AT THE KIMMEL CENTER’S MERRIAM THEATER MAY 4-6, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Philadelphia, PA, March 19, 2018) –– All paws on deck! The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Nickelodeon, and VStar Entertainment Group present PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure, an all-new action-packed, music-filled production based on the top-rated animated preschool series PAW Patrol produced by Spin Master Entertainment. The new live stage show, which follows the heroic pups as they embark on a pirate-themed adventure to uncover hidden treasure, will visit the Merriam Theater May 4-6, 2018 for seven exciting performances.
“After a smashing sold-out run last season, the adorable pups from PAW Patrol Live! are returning to tackle another adventure on the Merriam Theater stage,” said Anne Ewers, President and CEO of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. “The Kimmel Center’s Family Discovery Series features shows that both entertain and educate young audiences, giving them the opportunity to interact with some of their favorite TV characters while learning valuable skills like teamwork.”
In PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure, Mayor Goodway is getting everything shipshape for a big Pirate Day celebration in Adventure Bay. When Cap’n Turbot falls into a dark and mysterious cavern, it’s PAW Patrol to the rescue! Chase, Marshall, Rubble, Skye, Rocky, and Zuma save Cap'n Turbot and discover a secret pirate treasure map that leads them on an epic adventure. Over land and on the high seas, the pups set out to find the treasure for Mayor Goodway so the celebration can go on. Things get ruff when Mayor Humdinger wants to find the treasure first for Foggy Bottom. The pups need all paws on deck for this pirate adventure, including help from the newest pup who’s all ears…Tracker! Using their heroic rescue skills, problem solving, and teamwork, the pups set sail to save the day. No job is too big, no pirate pup is too small!
PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure follows the first live show PAW Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue, which is currently touring through 2018. PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure includes two acts and an intermission, and incorporates an innovative costume approach to help bring the pups to life on stage as well as their vehicles and packs during the adventure. The performance is interactive, engaging audiences to learn pirate catchphrases, dance the pirate boogie, and help the pups follow the treasure map and solve picture puzzles during their mission!
Other featured upcoming performances at the Kimmel Center Cultural Campus include: School of Rock (March 27-April 1, 2018, Academy of Music), Wild Kratts Live! (April 22, 2018, Merriam Theater), and The Sound of Music (April 24-29, 2018, Merriam Theater).
PAW PATROL LIVE! THE GREAT PIRATE ADVENTURE
May 4, 2018, 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
May 5, 2018, 10:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., and 6:00 p.m.
May 6, 2018, 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Tickets are on sale now and start at $24.00. Tickets can be purchased by calling 215-893-1999, online at www.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. See www.kimmelcenter.org for more information.
VStar Entertainment Group is a leading entertainment company and producer of unforgettable live experiences for audiences in the U.S. and internationally. From concept through activation, VStar imagines and creates custom tours featuring original content and licensed, branded tours that provide highly engaging entertainment for fans of all ages. Our integrated entertainment platform allows us to deliver a complete solution for theatrical shows, interactive exhibits and experiential events, with expertise in production development and design, tour management, booking, ticketing, venue management, marketing, promotion and publicity. We specialize in bringing amazing location-based entertainment experiences to life that audiences will remember.
Over nearly four decades, VStar has presented 36,000+ performances worldwide in 40+ countries, reaching more than two million guests annually. Our productions include PAW Patrol Live!, two high-energy musical adventures based on the hit animated series that airs on Nickelodeon and is produced by Spin Master; Cirque Dreams, a series of productions that combine a cirque-style of performance artistry with Broadway theatrics and became part of our tour family when VStar acquired Cirque Productions in 2017; and Discover the Dinosaurs: Time Trek, two hands-on prehistoric-themed exhibits with attractions for the whole family. Previous VStar productions include the original Sesame Street Live, a series of Broadway-quality musical shows produced in cooperation with Sesame Workshop for 37 years, Barney, Bear in the Big Blue House, Care Bears, Curious George, Dragon Tales, Hello Kitty, Kidz Bop and My Little Pony LIVE! For more information, including current tours and a complete list of service offerings and capabilities, visit www.vstarentertainment.com.
Nickelodeon, now in its 39th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon’s U.S. television network is seen in more than 90 million households and has been the number-one-rated kids’ basic cable network for 22 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).
The 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 www.kimmelcenter.org.
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