More Information About Cartoon Network Live Stage Show Tour
The website for Cartoon Network’s interactive live stage show tour – Cartoon Network Live! (http://www.cartoonnetworklive.com) is now open to the public ahead of the show’s world premiere at du Forum, Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. In Abu Dhabi, the show will run from Wednesday 11th October to Saturday 14th October. On the website, there’s more information about the show, including the character bios and there’s also a video preview too. Cartoon Network Live! is Cartoon Network’s first ever touring live show, where the animated stars of the channel get together for one amazing crossover with an original story.
The show will feature Ben 10 characters including the alien battling hero himself – Ben Tennyson, his sister – Gwen, the creepy clown villain from the show – Zombozo and the Omnitrix alien – Heatblast. Also joining along the Ben 10 characters are three other famous heroes from the channel – The Powerpuff Girls – Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup, also with their creator and father – Professor Utonium. Also, tagging along is the mischievous blue cat who always gets into mishaps – Gumball, also his goldfish brother – Darwin and clever-clogs sister – Anais. A special Cartoon Network stage tour can never be complete without Adventure Time, the show’s heroes Finn and Jake will be performing on stage alongside the ruler of the Candy Kingdom – Princess Bubblegum.
In Cartoon Network Live! Kelvin Gizmo, teenager and scientist extraordinaire, transports the audience into the world of Cartoon Network which is under threat of Zarr, the evil robot. Locations include Adventure Time’s Land of Ooo, the city of Townsville in The Powerpuff Girls and The Amazing World of Gumball’s Elmore. Kelvin, the heroes of Cartoon Network and the audience must work together to stop Zarr and his evil plans.
The show features a professional cast and crew including the award winning creative director – Bart Doerfler and Disney live show costume designer – Cynthia Nordstrom. Playing the role of the show’s hero – Kelvin Gizmo is the American stage actor – Michael J. Austin, who has performed on several live stage productions including The Full Monty, Chicago, Peter Pan and Madagascar Live. Playing the role of the show’s villain – Zarr, is British actor and longtime Cartoon Network fan – Harrison Spiers. Harrison has performed in live shows such as Avenue Q, Happy Days: A New Musical, Aliens Love Underpants and The Cat In The Hat. The show’s cast also includes: Laura Hudson (USA), Frankie Marcello (UK), Jo Matcham (UK), Nick Pack (UK), Ashley Pekrul (USA), Louis Rayneau (UK), Jaylaa Speed (UK) and Adam Tipping (UK).
Cartoon Network Live! is organised by Live Nation Middle East and Cartoon Network and is planned to tour various cities in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region, with Riyadh and Jeddah in Saudi Arabia named as the next two locations on the tour, more locations will be announced soon. The first performance in Abu Dhabi has already sold out, but there’s still five showings with seats available. Tickets start from 75 AED (£15.16 GBP, €17.24 EUR, $20.42 USD*) with the most expensive VIP ticket costing 500 AED (£101.03 GBP, €114.89 EUR, $136.13 USD*). Tickets are now available on http://www.ticketmaster.ae.
Video Preview Of Cartoon Network Live!:
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