Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 1 p.m.
Tickets on sale Friday, April 28 2017 at 10 a.m.
April 18, 2017 – Orlando, FL – Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Koba Entertainment and Moose Toys announce the Orlando engagement of Shopkins Live!. The first live theatrical production based on the phenomenally successful Shopkins toy brand is touring the country and will arrive in Dr. Phillips Center’s Walt Disney Theater on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 1 p.m. The tour’s route was jointly announced today by Gilles Paquin, president and CEO of Koba Entertainment, and Nicole Hardiman, Senior Licensing Manager at Moose Toys. Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, April 28, 2017 at 10 a.m. Tickets start at $30.00 and may be purchased online at drphillipscenter.org, by calling 844.513.2014 or by visiting the Dr. Phillips Center Box Office at 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday. Online and phone ticket purchases are subject to handling fees.
Based on America’s #1 toy brand, YouTube sensation and the international toy phenomenon created in Australia by Moose Toys, Shopkins Live! will feature the Shoppies and Shopkins characters taking the stage with an all-new storyline, original pop music and video highlights as “Jessicake,” “Bubbleisha,” “Peppa-Mint” and friends prepare for Shopville’s annual “Funtastic Food and Fashion Fair.”
“Shopkins is literally on every child’s wish list,” commented Paquin, who also serves as executive producer of Shopkins Live!. “Koba Entertainment’s partnership with an innovative and leading toy manufacturer like Moose Toys allows us to bring one of the most successful toy brands in history to life on stage.”
“We are thrilled to have Koba Entertainment presenting out first-ever live theatrical show for Shopkins,” added Hardiman. “This will be a fantastic event, featuring the Shopkins and Shoppies in an amazing adventure that our North American fans can experience.”
Since its launch in 2014, the Shopkins brand continues to be a hot ticket item for children worldwide. Shoppies dolls consistently rank as the #1 kids toy in the United States, the first-ever Shopkins movie, “Shopkins Chef Club,” was released last year by Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, and numerous dedicated apps continue to expand the brand’s ever-growing world.
Shopkins Live! will run approximately 90 minutes with one 15-minute intermission.
For more information on Shopkins Live!, visit www.shopkinsliveontour.com.
The Shopkins Live! U.S. tour is represented by APA.