Nickelodeon Brings Storytime Live! to Philadelphia, Opens June 4 – 6 At Merriam TheaterMARCH 31, 2010
Dora the Explorer, The Backyardigans, The Wonder Pets! and Ni Hao, Kai-Lan
Featured in Brand-New Stage Production
Nickelodeon, Broadway Across
Tickets for Storytime Live! at the Merriam Theater in
Each segment of Storytime Live! takes kids and their families on a different brand-new adventure, whether its leaping into
The Storytime Live! creative team comes with a diverse theatrical background and includes: Director Sam Scalamoni (Associate Director: Lestat and Beauty and the Beast on Broadway); Scenic Designer Josh Zangen; Costume Designer Patrick Bevilacqua (Thomas and Friends: A Day at the Circus, Costume Designer;); and Choreographer Wendy Seyb.
Additionally, the creative teams for each of the Nick Jr. shows featured are part of the production, including: contributions from Sascha Paladino, head writer for Ni Hao, Kai-lan; Janice Burgess, creator of The Backyardigans; Josh Selig, Billy Lopez and Little Airplane Productions, Inc for Wonder Pets and Valerie Walsh-Valdes, co-creator of Dora the Explorer.
Nickelodeon has produced several of the top quality theatrical and touring shows for kids and their families which have drawn more than 2.5 million attendees in 12 years.
Nickelodeon, now in its 30th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the
Broadway Across America (Producer) is owned and operated by British theatre producer John Gore (CEO) and entertainment industry veteran Thomas B. McGrath (Chairman). Broadway Across America presents first-class touring Broadway musicals and plays, family productions and other live events throughout a network of 40 North American cities. Under the supervision of Beth Williams (COO & Head of Production), Broadway Across America is also dedicated to the development and production of new and diverse live theatre for productions on Broadway, across
The Broadway Season is presented by the
In addition to STORYTIME LIVE!, 2009-2010 Broadway Season productions at the Academy of Music, Forrest Theatre and Merriam Theatre include Disney’s THE LION KING (March 23 – April 24); Avenue Q (June 18 – 20); and Dreamgirls (June 21 – 27), all at the Academy of Music; August: Osage County (April 27 – May 2) at the Forrest Theatre; Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance (May 14 – 16) and RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles (June 18-20) both at the Merriam Theater.;
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