GLENDALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tickets for DreamWorks Theatricals and Broadway Across America’s “MADAGASCAR LIVE” have gone on-sale in many cities across the U.S. DreamWorks Theatricals’ first-ever live family touring show is expected to visit more than 70 cities across the United States beginning January 28, 2011 in York, PA. The brand new stage show aimed at family audiences stars the cast of popular characters from the beloved “Madagascar” film series, including Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the Hippo and members of the madcap Madagascar crew, King Julien and the crafty Penguins.
Widely successful across audiences of all ages, the original story will be brought to new life in the 90-minute stage show that will transport audience members from the Central Park Zoo to the wilds of Madagascar. In addition to featuring everyone’s favorite characters, “MADAGASCAR LIVE” takes the audience on an action packed adventure with imaginative set, costume and puppet designs, magnificent singing and dancing and the hit song “Move It, Move It,” for an experience the entire family will enjoy.
For more information and upcoming on-sale dates for “MADAGASCAR LIVE,” visit www.madlive.com.
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MADAGASCAR LIVE 2011 Tour Dates (schedule subject to change)
|January 28-30||York, PA||Pullo Center|
|February 3-6||Pittsburgh, PA||Benedum|
|February 8-9||Norfolk, VA||Chrysler Hall|
|February 11-13||Houston, TX||Hobby Center|
|February 15-16||Birmingham, AL||ALBJCC|
|February 18-20||Durham, NC||Durham PAC|
|February 22-23||Toledo, OH||
|February 25-27||Columbus, OH||Palace Theatre|
|March 1-2||Peoria, IL||Peoria Civic Center|
|March 4-6||Louisville, KY||Palace Theatre|
|March 8-9||Kalamazoo, MI||Miller Auditorium|
|March 11-13||Des Moines, IA||Civic Center|
|March 16-20||Chicago, IL||Rosemont Theater|
|March 22-23||Saginaw, MI||Dow Theatre|
|March 25-27||Memphis, TN||Orpheum Theater|
|March 29-30||Indianapolis, IN||Murat Theater|
|April 1-3||Minneapolis, MN||Orpheum Theatre|
|April 8-10||Providence, RI||Providence PAC|
|April 15-24||New York City, NY||Radio City Music Hall|
|April 26-27||Knoxville, TN||Tennessee Theatre|
|May 3-4||Appleton, WI||Fox Cities PAC|
|May 6-8||Wallingford, CT||Oakdale Theatre|
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About DreamWorks Theatricals
DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (DWA) established DreamWorks Theatricals to produce stage productions based on its films and other original adapted works. Currently planned projects include an arena spectacular based on How To Train Your Dragon produced in association with Global Creatures as well as an arena show based on Kung Fu Panda produced in association with Franco Dragone Entertainment. DreamWorks Theatricals is currently represented by the North American tour of Shrek The Musical as well as the upcoming London production set to open in May of 2011 at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. DWA is devoted to producing high quality family entertainment though the use of computer-generated animation. Jeffrey Katzenberg currently serves as DWA’s CEO and is on the Board of Directors and was a co-founder of DreamWorks Studios in 1994. The President of DreamWorks Theatricals is Bill Damaschke.
About Broadway Across America
Broadway Across America (Producer) is owned and operated by British theatre producer John Gore (CEO) and entertainment industry veteran Thomas B. McGrath (Chairman). Broadway Across America presents first-class touring Broadway musicals and plays, family productions and other live events throughout a network of 40 North American cities. Under the supervision of Beth Williams (COO & Head of Production), Broadway Across America is also dedicated to the development and production of new and diverse live theatre for productions on Broadway, across America and throughout the world. Recent Broadway productions include Promises, Promises; Million Dollar Quartet; La Cage aux Folles; Memphis; West Side Story; The Merchant of Venice; The Scottsboro Boys and the upcoming How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying starring Daniel Radcliffe and John Larroquette. Also upcoming is the West End production of Million Dollar Quartet and the US touring production of DreamWorks' Madagascar Live. For more information on Broadway Across America go to BroadwayAcrossAmerica.com.