New York, NY, March 2, 2016 – Due to popular demand, Peppa Pig’s Big Splash (www.peppapigliveus.com) is adding 31 additional cities, extending the brand’s first-ever U.S. tour through fall 2016. The Peppa Pig stage show is based on Entertainment One’s (eOne) top-rated TV series which airs daily on Nick Jr. The U.S. tour has sold 200,000 tickets to date with some venues completely selling out. From coast-to-coast the fun-filled show has been giving young fans an unforgettable first live theater experience and the fall tour will kick off in Greenvale, NY at Tilles Center for the Arts on September 14.
 
Citi® Cardmember and Facebook presale tickets as well as VIP packages that include a meet and greet, will be available starting Thursday, March 3 at 10:00 a.m. (local time). Citi® Cardmember Preferred Tickets and general public tickets go on sale beginning Saturday, March 5 at 10:00 a.m. (local time).
Peppa Pig’s primetime special, “The Golden Boots,” debuts on Nick Jr., Sunday, March 6, at 6pm (ET). In the new episode, Mrs. Duck takes a liking to Peppa's favorite Golden Boots and runs away with them! With the help of her friends, Mummy Pig, Daddy Pig, George and Grampy Rabbit, Peppa must travel across land, sea – and even into space – to track down the Golden Boots before the big Puddle Jump competition! Young fans can tune-in early for Peppa Pig “Super Fan Day,” featuring back-to-back episodes all day long beginning at 11 a.m. ET leading up to “The Golden Boots” premiere! 
 
“Peppa has brought all her friends and family to North America in a very unique production for preschoolers and their families,” said Jonathan Shank, Executive Producer, Red Light Management. “The live show has fans literally singing and dancing in the aisles, and, of course, jumping in muddy puddles!”
 
Peppa Pig’s Big Splash is a high-quality, vibrant show that brings Peppa Pig to life on stage, giving families the opportunity to engage with their favorite character like never before,” said Joan Grasso, VP, Licensing – North America, eOne Family.


Based on eOne’s popular Peppa Pig television series, 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, 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 the whole family.
 
Peppa Pig has been steadily winning over children and families around the globe. The series is a top-rated show on Nick Jr. for kids ages 2-5 reaching 76 million households daily. The brand’s extremely popular apps, toys and other consumer products, as well as its strong presence on social media, help make the Peppa Pig property a powerhouse worldwide.
 
For more information about Peppa Pig, please visit www.peppapigliveus.com, Facebook and Twitter.
 
New tour dates include:
 
September 14 Greenvale, NY Tilles Center for the Arts
September 15 Syracuse, NY Crouse-Hinds Theatre at John H. Mulroy CC at Oncenter
September 16 Binghamton, NY The Forum Theatre
September 17 Morristown, NJ Mayo Performing Arts Center
September 18 New Brunswick, NJ State Theatre
September 21 Portland, ME Merrill Auditorium at City Hall
September 22 Orono, ME Collins Center For The Arts
September 23 Waterbury, CT The Palace Theater
September 24 Kingston, NY Ulster Performing Arts Center
September 25 Williamsport, PA Williamsport Community Arts Center
September 28 Cleveland, OH Playhouse Square - State Theatre
September 29 Charleston, WV Clay Center for Arts & Sciences
September 30 Norfolk, VA Chrysler Hall Theatre
October 1 Roanoke, VA Berglund Performing Arts Theatre
October 2 Charlotte, NC Belk Theater at North Carolina Blumenthal PAC
October 4 Savannah, GA Johnny Mercer Theater - Savannah Civic Center
October 5 Chattanooga, TN Tivoli Theatre
October 6 Asheville, NC Thomas Wolfe Auditorium
October 7 Columbia, SC Township Auditorium
October 8 Richmond, KY Eastern Kentucky University - EKU Center for the Arts
October 9 Columbus, OH Palace Theatre
October 11 South Bend, IN Morris Performing Arts Center
October 13 Joliet, IL Rialto Square Theatre
October 14 Merrillville, IN Star Plaza Theatre
October 15 Appleton, WI Fox Cities Performing Arts Center
October 16 Waukegan, IL Genesee Theatre
October 18 Lincoln, NE Lied Center for Performing Arts
October 20 Davenport, IA Adler Theatre
October 21 Bowling Green, KY Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center
October 22 Memphis, TN Orpheum Theatre
October 23 Augusta, GA Bell Auditorium
 
Show Credits:
 
·         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 leading international entertainment company that specializes in the acquisition, production and distribution of film and television content.  The company’s comprehensive network extends around the globe including Canada, the U.S., the UK, Ireland, Spain, Benelux, France, Germany, Scandinavia, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.  Through established Film and Television divisions, the company provides extensive expertise in film distribution, television and music production, family programming, merchandising and licensing, and digital content. Its current rights library is exploited across all media formats and includes more than 40,000 film and television titles, 4,500 hours of television programming and 45,000 music tracks.
 
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