BLIPPI RETURNS TO THE UK WITH BRAND NEW SHOW
BLIPPI: THE WONDERFUL WORLD TOUR
Following the success of the 2023 Olivier Award nominated UK debut show, Blippi: The Musical, Round Room Live and Moonbug Entertainment with Carter Dixon McGill Productions are proud to announce that a new live show, Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour,will see the return of the vivacious, energetic, and educational antics of global sensation Blippi to stages across the UK. The production opens at the SEC Armadillo, Glasgow on 8July before touring to Edinburgh, Barnstable, London, Peterborough, Oxford, Kingston, Portsmouth, High Wycombe and Hull until 23 September.
Stephen Shaw founder and co-president of Round Room Live, said today, “With brand new music, characters, and even the Blippi-Mobile, we’re thrilled to bring Blippi to more kids and families around the UK in a brand new show. We’re excited for audiences to create memorable Blippi experiences, with the amazing music, production, and energy they expect, but in a way they’ve never seen before.”
Susan Vargo, Head of Live Events at Moonbug Entertainment added, “It’s very special to witness the love that our fans have for Blippi and his buddies, and the joy this beloved character brings to families around the world. Our live experiences bring families together to make memories that will last a lifetime. With Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour fans can expect catchy music, lots of dancing and a whole lot of fun!”
Blippi, along with his best friend Meekah, inspires curiosity in preschoolers around the world by creating content and experiences that are relatable, accessible and make learning fun. It has become a worldwide sensation with more than one billion monthly views on YouTube and more than 60 million fans around the world. It is also available in more than 20 languages, including ASL, and is distributed by more than 30 global broadcast and streaming partners around the world including Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Roku, Virgin Media and Kidoodle. Meekah, Blippi’s creative, inventive, cart-wheel-loving pal, stars alongside Blippi in Blippi’s Treehouse on Amazon and she also has her own YouTube channel.
Tickets for Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour go on sale on 24 March with pre-sales beginning on 22 March. For tickets and additional information, visit https://blippiontour.com
Round Room Live, Moonbug Entertainment, and Carter Dixon McGill Productions present
BLIPPI: THE WONDERFUL WORLD TOUR
8 July – 23 September 2023
Blippi is coming to your city for the ultimate curiosity adventure in Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour So, come on! Dance, sing, and learn with Blippi and special guest Meekah as they discover what makes different cities unique and special. Will there be monster trucks, excavators, and garbage trucks galore? You bet! So, get ready to shake those wiggles out and OJ Twist your way through this brand-new musical party!
For Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour, the character Blippi will be played by professional stage performers selected specifically for the production.
A limited number of post-show photo experience passes will be available for purchase in each city. Details about purchasing these passes can be found at the venue website.
For further information please visit: https://blippiontour.com
BLIPPI: THE WONDERFUL WORLD TOUR LISTINGS
SEC Armadillo, Glasgow
8 – 9 July
Box office: 0141 248 3000 / www.sec.co.uk/whats-on
Usher Hall, Edinburgh
13 – 14 July
Box office: 0131 228 1155 / www.usherhall.co.uk/whats-on
Queens Theatre, Barnstable
18 – 22 July
Box office: 01271 316523 / www.queenstheatre-barnstaple.com/whats-on
Alexandra Palace, London
28 July – 6 August
Box office: 020 8365 4343 / www.alexandrapalace.com/theatre/whats-on
New Theatre, Peterborough
9 – 13 August
Box office: 01733 852992 / newtheatre-peterborough.com/whats-on
Oxford Playhouse, Oxford
16 – 26 August
Box office: 01865 305305 / www.oxfordplayhouse.com/whats-on
Rose Theatre, Kingston
29 August – 9 September
Box office: 020 8174 0090 / rosetheatre.org/whats-on
New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth
11 – 13 September
Wycombe Swan Theatre, High Wycombe
18 – 20 September
Box office: 0343 310 0060 / wycombeswan.co.uk/Online/whatson
Bonus Arena, Hull
Box office: 01482 456220 / www.bonusarenahull.com/whats-on/
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Official Website: www.BlippiOnTour.com
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ABOUT MOONBUG ENTERTAINMENT
Moonbug Entertainment is an award-winning global entertainment company behind some of the most popular kids’ titles in the world. Moonbug’s line-up includes global sensations CoComelon, Blippi, Little Angel, Oddbods, Little Baby Bum, My Magic Pet Morphle, Lellobee City Farm, Supa Strikas, Go Buster, Gecko’s Garage, ARPO and many more.
Moonbug’s shows are on more than 150 platforms globally, including YouTube, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Sky, Super RTL, BBC iPlayer, HBO Max, Tencent, Youku and Roku. The company’s portfolio currently stands at 29 IPs and its content is available in 34 languages (including ASL).
Moonbug is a subsidiary of Candle Media, an independent, creator-friendly home for cutting-edge, high-quality, category-defining brands and franchises. By bringing together elite talent operating at the intersection of content, community, and commerce, it helps to position leading entertainment businesses for accelerated, sustainable growth in the current market and beyond. Candle is run by its Co-Chairmen and Co-CEOs, leading entertainment executives Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs, and backed by investment capital from funds managed by Blackstone’s flagship private equity business.
ABOUT CARTER DIXON MCGILL PRODUCTIONS
Carter Dixon McGill Productions are an Olivier nominated production and general management company with offices in London and Glasgow. Co-founded by John-Webb Carter, Jamie Chapman Dixon & Stephen McGill, they have over 30 years of experience within the entertainment industry. Between them they have worked on the worldwide productions of Mamma Mia!, Billy Elliot and Jersey Boys and within the offices of Delfont Mackintosh, Bill Kenwright and HQ Theatres. They have also been involved in the launching of several new theatres and ventures including the Barn Theatre (Cirencester), Theatre Basse Passiere (France) and in 2022 opened their own venue, Wonderville in Haymarket, London.
Recent productions include: Blippi the Musical (Apollo Theatre & Lyric Theatre), Chess (Drury Lane Theatre), Kinky Boots (Drury Lane Theatre), Treason the Musical (Drury Lane Theatre), Wonderville: Magic & Illusion (Palace Theatre, West End), Death Drop (West End & UK Tour), Operation Crucible, (Sheffield Crucible) and Tomorrow Morning (Film).
ABOUT ROUND ROOM LIVE
Round Room Live is the leading producer and promoter of exhibitions and family show entertainment, specializing in transforming both new and iconic intellectual property into engaging and thrilling live events. Round Room creates unique live experiences tailored to the distinct character of each property and produces the highest quality productions for audiences around the world.
Their current roster of touring theatrical shows includes: Baby Shark Live!, Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour, Blippi The Musical, Peppa Pig Live, and Blue’s Clues & You! Live On Stage. Round Room’s Immersive and Entertainment Experiences division is currently touring: Jurassic World: The Exhibition, Mandela: The Official Exhibition, Tupac Shakur. Wake Me When I’m Free, and Formula 1: The Exhibition, which is set to launch in early 2023.