Cartoon Network Live Performance Tour Coming Soon To Europe, Middle East And Africa
Cartoon Network Enterprises EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and the Middle East division of Live Nation (the largest live event entertainment company in the world) has partnered up to bring Cartoon Network’s famous cartoon characters to the stage in a live tour which will visit numerous cities in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. Cartoon Network Live! will feature characters from Ben 10, The Amazing World of Gumball and The Powerpuff Girls. The live stage production follows the story of a scientist named Kelvin Gizmo, who takes the audience into the world of Cartoon Network which is under-threat by an evil robot named Zarr, the live performance will take its audience to Elmore, Townsville and the Land of Ooo where Kelvin will team up with Cartoon Network’s heroes to stop Zarr’s evil plans.
Cartoon Network Live! will have an award-winning production team, the live performance will be directed by award-winning director and choreographer Bart Doerfler, known for his work on The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood, and for his work for The Walt Disney Company, The Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus, Holiday On Ice and Dreamworks. The creative team will also include Stephen Emmer (Musical Director), Cynthia Nordstrom (Costume Designer), Jan Kortbeek (Lighting Designer) and Marinus de Graaf (Set and Projection designer).
From The Live Nation Press Release via Thomson Reuters Zawya: Live Nation Middle East and Cartoon Network EMEA team up and produce spectacular new live show: Cartoon Network Live!
Live Nation Middle East and Turner’s Cartoon Network have announced that they are producing a new live stage production called Cartoon Network Live! The brand new live show will be touring to various cities across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Cartoon Network EMEA and Live Nation Middle East proudly present Cartoon Network Live!, featuring Cartoon Network’s most popular heroes from Ben 10, The Amazing World of Gumball, Adventure Time and The Powerpuff Girls, in an interactive and spectacular stage production for kids aged 5+.
In Cartoon Network Live! Kelvin Gizmo, scientist extraordinaire, takes us into the world of Cartoon Network which is under threat of Zarr, the evil robot. We travel through the Land of Ooo, the city of Townsville and Elmore and meet their famous inhabitants. With them, and the help of the audience, Kevin Gizmo will hopefully be able to stop Zarr and his evil plans.
The production brings together an international, award-winning creative team to ensure a quality family entertainment stage show for audiences of all ages. The show is directed by award-winning director and choreographer Bart Doerfler, known for his work on The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood, The Walt Disney Company, The Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus, Holiday On Ice and Dreamworks. Besides Bart Doerfler, the creative team consists of Stephen Emmer (Musical Director), Cynthia Nordstrom (Costume Designer), Jan Kortbeek (Lighting Designer) and Marinus de Graaf (Set and Projection designer).
Michel Boersma, Senior Vice President Family Entertainment and Theater at Live Nation Middle East added “We are very excited to work together with Cartoon Network, who have trusted us with creating this exciting and spectacular multi-brand show. Cartoon Network Live! will feature, for the very first time, all the familiar and beloved Cartoon Network characters, together in one live stage show. Live Nation always strives to bring fans closer to their idols and with this Cartoon Network Live! we will be doing just that!”
Maria Rosaria Milone, Senior Director, Category Management & Agent Markets, Cartoon Network Enterprises EMEA commented: “Creating interactive and immersive brand experiences provides not only kids but their entire family with new and exciting ways to engage with our shows and characters. Throughout the development of this production, Live Nation have matched our passion and ambition to bring Cartoon Network’s iconic brands to life, and we can’t wait to see the fan reaction to this fantastic new live show when it comes to their city.”
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