“Seeing Peppa up close in an interactive format will awe your pint-sized fan in a whole new way…. A preschooler’s dream come true.”—Mommy Poppins
PEPPA PIG’S BIG SPLASH LIVE! TOUR
COMES TO LUTHER BURBANK CENTER FOR THE ARTS
ON THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 2017 AT 6:30 P.M.
Today, Luther Burbank Center for the Arts (The Center) announced Peppa Pig’s Big Splash Live!, Peppa’s first North American theatre tour, will visit Santa Rosa on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. By popular demand, 40 additional cities have been added to the Peppa Pig’s Big Splash Live! tour schedule for 2017, including coast-to-coast stops from Anaheim and Oakland to Newark and many more. In addition, the hit live show will make an exciting visit north of the border for the very first time with stops in major Canadian cities, including Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal. The new tour dates will give fans throughout North America one last chance to see Peppa Pig live on stage during this final leg of the Peppa Pig’s Big Splash tour.
Tickets for Peppa Pig’s Big Splash Live! range in price from $37–$61 for adults and $27 – $51 for children and go on sale Friday, September 16 at noon. Tickets are available online at lutherburbankcenter.org, by calling 707-546-3600 or at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts ticket office (50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa).
The Peppa Pig stage show, based on Entertainment One’s (eOne) top-rated TV series airing daily on Nick Jr., is one of the most successful family tours this year. It has sold 250,000 tickets in the U.S. to date with 75 venues completely selling out. The fun-filled show brings the hit TV series to life on stage, giving families the opportunity to engage with their favorite characters like never before for in an unforgettable first live theater experience.
“Peppa Pig’s Big Splash has been so successful because kids adore interacting with the characters on stage. Just like the incredibly popular TV series, the live show is funny, lighthearted and a delight for the whole family,” said Jonathan Shank, Executive Producer, Red Light Management.
“Peppa Pig’s Big Splash is everything fans love and expect from the TV show combined with the excitement of live theater,” said Lib Campbell, the actress who beat out 2,000 people who auditioned to play the role of Peppa Pig live on stage. “Everyone gets the chance to jump in muddy puddles with Peppa and sing along with Polly Parrot. Fans at each show can be seen singing and dancing in the aisles.”
“The live show features a lively blend of costumed characters and puppets that walk, talk, dance, and jump up and down to give audiences a unique, interactive theatrical experience from the moment we open the curtain,” said Director Richard Lewis. “Peppa Pig’s Big Splash is a fully immersive musical production featuring a dozen familiar and original songs, as well as a sing-a-long.”
In Peppa Pig’s Big Splash Live!, the nursery roof is leaking and Peppa and her friends need to fix it quickly. They set up a fair to raise money so Mr. Bull can do the repairs. There’s plenty of fun to be had as Peppa, George, Mummy and Daddy Pig, along with Danny Dog, Pedro Pony and Suzy Sheep work together to organize an exciting day out complete with a Champion Puddle Jumping Competition judged by Mr. Potato, where everyone gets wet! An interactive experience full of singing, dancing, games, and muddy puddles, Peppa Pig’s Big Splash is a guaranteed oinktastic blast for the whole family.
Episodes of Peppa Pig currently air on the Nick Jr. channel, in nearly 73 million households daily. For more information about Peppa Pig’s Big Splash Live!, please visit www.peppapigliveus.com, Facebook and Twitter.
Directed by Richard Lewis
Composer Mani Svavarsson
Matt Lewis is lyricist
Simon Scullion is designer
Andy Booth is music director
Produced by Red Light Management, Fiery Angel and eOne
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, Paperny Entertainment and Force Four Entertainment; 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. www.entertainmentone.com
About Luther Burbank Center for the Arts
A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Luther Burbank Center for the Arts is home to world-class performances, nationally recognized education programs, contemporary visual art, and many popular events. The Arts Center is located in the heart of the Sonoma wine country and ranked among California’s top performing arts presenters. Together with its resident companies, the Center presents more than 100 performances in music, dance, theater, renowned speakers, and comedy; provides education programs serving 30,000 children and adults; and hosts more than 1,000 community events a year. Owned and operated by the Luther Burbank Memorial Foundation, the Center relies on charitable community donations to achieve its mission – to enrich, educate, and entertain.