Tue, Sep 15
Peppa Pig's First Live Theatrical Tour
New Live-Action Adventure Brings Hit Nick Jr. TV Series to Life on Stage
September 15, 2015 (Durham, NC) – More fun than a muddy puddle! On the heels of strong U.S. ticket sales for its first leg of tour dates, and by popular demand, an additional 65 cities and 100 performances have been announced for Peppa Pig’s first-ever U.S. theatrical tour, Peppa Pig’s Big Splash. Peppa Pig, star of Entertainment One’s (eOne) top-rated TV series, airing daily on Nick Jr., and her all-new live stage show will visit more than 90 cities through 2016 including Durham on April 7, 2016 at DPAC.
Tickets go on sale Saturday, September 19 at noon:
- Online at DPACnc.com
- DPAC Ticket Center: 919.680.2787, 123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC
- Ticketmaster.com / Ticketmaster Charge by phone at 800.745.3000
Citi® Cardmember and Facebook presale tickets, as well as “pink carpet“ VIP packages that include a meet and greet, will be available September 16 at 10:00 a.m. Citi® Cardmember Preferred Tickets and general public tickets are on sale beginning September 19.
“Peppa Pig is an absolute superstar among the preschool set and their families all across America and she will be making her biggest splash yet with the upcoming tour, now set to visit 65 additional cities in 2016,” said Jonathan Shank, Red Light Management, a producer of Peppa Pig’s Big Splash. “With many of the initial shows already sold out and many more performances added to accommodate the strong demand for tickets, Peppa Pig’s theatrical tour is proving to be one hot ticket for families this fall!”
Peppa Pig’s Big Splash is an action-packed live show, based on the popular Peppa Pig television series, designed to deliver to preschoolers and young fans an unforgettable first live theater experience. A fully immersive musical production featuring a dozen familiar and original songs, as well as an interactive sing-a-long, the live stage show will have fans laughing, singing, dancing and of course jumping in muddy puddles too – just like Peppa.
“We’re thrilled that even more families all around the country will have the opportunity to spend the day with Peppa and her family and friends,” said Joan Grasso, VP, Licensing – North America, eOne Family. “The live show is a fresh new way for U.S. fans to experience Peppa Pig and the tour promises to be BIG fun for the whole family.”
In Peppa Pig’s Big Splash, 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 blast for preschoolers and their parents alike!
Peppa Pig’s popularity continues to soar in the U.S. Families are flocking to major retailers nationwide, including Toys “R” Us, Walmart and Target, where hundreds of Peppa products have taken over shelves. Peppa is also a star on social media, connecting each day with her more than 2.5 million global followers on Facebook alone.
Airing each weekday on Nick Jr., Peppa Pig follows the adventures of Peppa, a loveable, exuberant little piggy who lives with her brother George, Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig. Peppa’s favorite things include playing games, dressing up, spending days outdoors, and jumping in muddy puddles. All episodes are wholesome entertainment for the entire family; Peppa’s adventures always end happily with loud snorts of laughter. Peppa Pig episodes are available on DVD, and for download on iTunes and Amazon Instant Video.
- Director - Richard Lewis
- Composer - Mani Svavarsson
- Lyricist - Matt Lewis
- Designer - Simon Scullion
- Music Director - Andy Booth
- Produced by Red Light Management, Fiery Angel and eOne