CHUGGINGTON LIVE! The Great Rescue Adventure to Premiere at the Community Arts Center This February
Jan 12, 2015 03:50PM
The North American premiere tour of CHUGGINGTON LIVE! The Great Rescue Adventure, produced by Life Like Touring and Ludorum, rolls into the Community Arts Center in Williamsport on Thursday, Feb. 5, at 7 p.m. The live-action, musical children’s show, based on the popular TV series, gives young fans and their families the opportunity to experience the train-tastic adventures of the Chuggington trainees, Wilson, Brewster and Koko.
This brand-new production features impressive trains with working features and movements that bring the Chuggington TV series characters to life on stage. A fun, two act musical, this live show is presented before a giant LED video wall featuring animated locations and background action sequences from the popular TV series.
In CHUGGINGTON LIVE! The Great Rescue Adventure the trainees are eager to impress their mentors by mastering new roles that test their courage, speed, and determination. When Koko finds herself in trouble at Rocky Ridge Mine, it's up to her friends to help her. Do the trainees have what it takes to put their newly learned skills into practice to save Koko?
CHUGGINGTON LIVE! The Great Rescue Adventure is written and directed by Theresa Borg. She has written and/or directed a variety of productions for international family brands, including Sesame Street Presents Elmo’s World Tour, Scooby-Doo LIVE! Musical Mysteries for Warner Bros., Cartoon Network’s BEN 10 LIVE: Time Machine, and Yo Gabba Gabba Live! There’s a Party in My City!
First launched on Disney Junior in 2010, Chuggington now airs in more than 178 countries and is translated into 36 different languages. In the United States, the TV show is seen 22 times per week across Disney Junior and Disney channels, with an estimated 2 million viewers every week.
This 80-minute (including intermission) action packed stage show is on sale now starting at $20. For tickets, charge by phone at 570-326-2424 or go online caclive.com, search under SHOWS.
About Ludorum PLC
Ludorum specializes in developing, building, acquiring and marketing global intellectual entertainment properties. Its first global pre-school property is Chuggington™. Ludorum was co-founded and is managed by Rob Lawes (CEO) and formerly CEO of HIT Entertainment PLC which managed a strong portfolio of children's properties including Bob the Builder™, Barney™, Thomas & Friends™, Pingu™ and Guinness World Records®, and by Dick Rothkopf (Chairman) and the co-founder and former CEO of Learning Curve, International, the company that held toy licenses for Thomas & Friends and other preschool properties.
Chuggington is a contemporary, action based, energetic and vibrant CGI series for children aged two to five years. The series follows the adventures of three young trainees – Wilson and his friends Brewster and Koko – as they ride the rails and take on exciting challenges that test their courage, speed and determination. Along the way, and with help and support from a strong community of engines and people, they learn positive values and new skills empowering them to become the best trainees they can be. Chuggington is directed by Sarah Ball, who won a BAFTA award for her work as a director and writer of Bob the Builder™. Further information is available at www.chuggington.com
About Life Like Touring
Life Like Touring has been delivering quality live family entertainment to international audiences for over 10 years. During this time, this Australian-born Production Company has written, produced and toured live theatre shows for many of the biggest brands in family entertainment. Life Like Touring productions include Nick Jr.’s Dora the Explorer Live! Search for the City of Lost Toys (Australia, New Zealand, Egypt, Middle East, Russia, Spain, Singapore and United Kingdom), Nick Jr.’s Dora the Explorer Live! Dora’s Pirate Adventure (Australia, India, Singapore), Sesame Street Presents Elmo’s World Tour (Australia, Taiwan), Scooby-Doo Live! Musical Mysteries (Australia, Canada, United States of America, Spain, Middle East), Cartoon Network’s Ben 10 Live: Time Machine (Asia, Australia, South Africa, Middle East, Egypt, India and New Zealand), Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! (Australia), and Peppa Pig Live! Treasure Hunt (Australia). www.lifeliketouring.com