News release from the Embassy Theatre:
Peppa Pig’s first-ever U.S. live theatrical tour visits Fort Wayne’s Embassy Theatre on March 24, 2016
New Live-Action Adventure â€˜Peppa Pig’s Big Splash’ Brings Hit Nick Jr. TV Series to Life on Stage Beginning this Fall
Tickets on sale Sept. 19
(September 15, 2015) – 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 Fort Wayne on Mar. 24 at the Embassy Theatre.
Tickets go on sale Saturday, Sept. 19, at 10 a.m. through www.peppapiglive.com., charge-by-phone 800.745.3000 and in person at the Embassy box office. The Embassy box office will be open special hours starting at 4 p.m. on Saturday for ticket purchases. Tickets prices are $49, $39, $294, plus there is a special Peppa Pig Big Party pass available for $129. CitiÂ® Cardmember and Facebook presale tickets, as well as “pink carpet” VIP packages that include a meet and greet, will be available Sept. 16 at 10 a.m. Fans can purchase tickets and find more information at
“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 televi-sion series, designed to deliver to preschoolers and young fans an unforgettable first live theater ex-perience. 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, exu-berant little piggy who lives with her brother George, Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig. Peppa’s fa-vorite things include playing games, dressing up, spending days outdoors and jumping in mud-dy 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. For more information about Peppa Pig, please visit www.peppapiglive.com, Facebook and Twitter.
â€¢ Director – Richard Lewis
â€¢ Composer – Mani Svavarsson
â€¢ Lyricist – Matt Lewis
â€¢ Designer – Simon Scullion
â€¢ Music Director – Andy Booth
â€¢ Produced by Red Light Management, Fiery Angel and eOne
About the Embassy Theatre
Built in 1928, the historic Embassy Theatre features national productions from the Broadway stage, concerts of all musical formats, cinema, educational programming and a continued com-mitment to young people. For more information, visit www.fwembassytheatre.org.