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 The King Center for the Performing Arts in Melbourne. On November 13, a Sprout pre-sale begins along with the opportunity to purchase a special VIP package which includes premium seating and a meet and greet with the Pajanimals. VIP Pajanimals Party Packages are $130 (inclusive of ticketing fees) and are available at www.pajanimalslive.com.
Show tickets are $33.50 (inclusive of ticketing fees) and go on-sale at noon on November 16th. Tickets may be purchased by visiting kingcenter.com or by calling the King Center Ticket Office at 321.242.2219. For this show only, children under the age of one on the lap are free and do not require their own ticket.
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. VIP premium seating along with meet and greet packages will be available for all tour stops.
"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!
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. Follow the Pajanimals Live! tour on Facebook at www.facebook.com/hensoncompany.