The Jim Henson Company Brings Pajanimals Live! to PlayhouseSquare for one performance only APRIL 27, 2013!
For the first time ever, The Jim Henson Company’s Pajanimals are packing their bags and hitting the road to bring a brand new live musical production to PlayhouseSquare on Saturday, April 27 FOR ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY. Tickets and VIP packages are on sale now at www.pajanimalslive.com or www.playhousesquare.org.
PAJANIMALS LIVE: PAJAMA PLAYDATE (www.pajanimalslive.com) is filled with lively music, interactive dance fun and silly adventures all set in the cozy, comfy environment of the Pajanimals world. This fun and nurturing show is designed to introduce kids and families to their first theater experience. Seen in the U.S. every night on the 24-hour preschool channel Sprout and NBC Kids on Saturday mornings, Pajanimals has quickly become a favorite for preschoolers and their parents so fans of all ages are encouraged to wear their favorite pajamas to the show and join in on the fun.
“Pajanimals is one of our most beloved shows, and families are invited to see these characters live on stage and share a special Pajanimals adventure with Squacky, Cowbella, Apollo and Sweet Pea Sue,” said Lisa Henson, CEO of The Jim Henson Company. “Our team always envisioned the property as a theatrical experience for families everywhere. We know this new live show will be something that will create a lasting memory.”
“Families will be dancing in the aisles and singing the songs along with the Pajanimals. We encourage all children and caretakers to wear their favorite pajamas for an awesome play date with Pajanimals” says Jonathan Shank, executive producer of Pajanimals Live!
The Pajanimals are teaming up with CID Entertainment to offer a very special Pajanimals Party Package! Packages include premium reserved seating in the first 10 rows of the theater, a meet & greet photo opportunity with the Pajanimals in an exclusive party room plus a poster and a VIP laminate. Enhance your Pajama Playdate experience with this super fun party package! For more information, visit www.cidentertainment.com/pajanimals.
PAJANIMALS LIVE: PAJAMA PLAYDATE incorporates costumes and sets created by The Jim Henson Company. Written by Pajanimals co-creator Alex Rockwell along with, Bradley Zweig (Sid the Science Kid), the live show stars favorite characters including Squacky, Sweetpea Sue, Cowbella and Apollo who sing all of the Pajanimals’ greatest hits as well as new songs created exclusively for the live show. The tour is produced by Red Light Management and will be choreographed and directed by Myles Thorogood. It is based on the television series created by Alex Rockwell and Jeff Muncy.
Tour news and updates can be found at www.pajanimalslive.com.
PAJANIMALS LIVE: PAJAMA PLAYDATE will play Saturday, April 27 at 4:30 pm FOR ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY at the Palace Theatre, PlayhouseSquare. Tickets are on sale now at the PlayhouseSquare Ticket Office, via phone at 216-241-6000 or online at www.playhousesquare.org. Ticket prices range from $10.00 to $34.50. PAJANIMALS LIVE: PAJAMA PLAYDATE VIP party packages, which include premium seating in the first 10 rows of the theater, a meet & greet photo opportunity with the Pajanimals in an exclusive party room plus a poster and VIP laminate are available online only at www.playhousesquare.org.
This performance engagement is a part of the Smart Seats program at PlayhouseSquare that offers smart entertainment at a smart price. For more information on Smart Seats, visit playhousesquare.org/smartseats.
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