Initial fall leg of viral sensation’s new musical adventure to reach more than 30 cities
MINNEAPOLIS—Hennepin Theatre Trust proudly presents BABY SHARK LIVE!, the brand new, fully immersive concert experience from Pinkfong and Round Room Live, is heading to Minneapolis at the historic State Theatre (805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 6 p.m. This is one of the first shows of its first-ever North American tour, which begins Thursday, Oct. 3.
Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, July 12 at 10 a.m. at the State Theatre Box Office (805 Hennepin Ave.), charge-by-phone at (800) 982-2787 and online at HennepinTheatreTrust.org.
|Wednesday||Oct. 30||6 p.m.||State Theatre||$25.50, $35.50, $45.50, $55.50|
A BABY SHARK LIVE! meet & greet upgrade is available (online only) for $50.
All pricing includes a Building and Restoration Fee of $4.
Sharks must always keep moving, so Pinkfong’s viral song and dance sensation will come to life in over 30 cities over six weeks this fall. The one-of-a-kind concert experience begins in Spartanburg, SC, and travels to markets including New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, and San Jose, with two performances scheduled for Chicago and Boston. The fall tour leg wraps Sunday, Nov. 10, in Philadelphia.
Additional shows will be announced at a future date. BABY SHARK LIVE! is slated to visit more than 100 U.S. and Canadian markets through 2020.
The live show is based on Pinkfong’s viral earworm and global dance phenomenon, Baby Shark. Fans of all ages will delight as Baby Shark joins up with his friend Pinkfong to take an adventure into the sea, singing and dancing through new and classic songs including Five Little Monkeys, Wheels on the Bus, Jungle Boogie, Monkey Banana Dance and of course, Baby Shark!
Baby Shark, Pinkfong’s global hit song about a family of sharks, has climbed the charts and connected with fans around the globe. After entering the Billboard Hot 100 at #32, the song has had a 17-week streak in the Top 50 while topping the Kids Digital Song Sales Chart. The Baby Shark Dance video has over 3 billion views, making it the 8th most viewed video in the history of YouTube.
“We’re thrilled to bring Baby Shark Live! to families across the country,” says the Stephen Shaw (the tour’s producer and co-president of Round Room Live). “There’s something incredibly special about Baby Shark and it’s exciting to create a show that not only includes singing and dancing but an education component as well.”
Tickets for BABY SHARK LIVE! go on sale on Friday, July 12 with pre-sales beginning on July 9. Fans can visit babysharklive.com now for tour dates, ticket information and one-of-a-kind meet and greet packages. Follow BABY SHARK LIVE! social media for pre-sale access and exclusive tour content.
HENNEPIN THEATRE TRUST drives cultural and economic vitality in Minnesota through leadership of the dynamic Hennepin Theatre District in downtown Minneapolis and educational programming that reaches every area of the state. Its historic theatres — Orpheum, State and Pantages — and new event center at 900 Hennepin light up Hennepin Avenue with top-tier entertainment, including the best of Broadway and a wide variety of arts programming. Hennepin Theatre Trust is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Learn more at HennepinTheatreTrust.org.
ABOUT PINKFONG Pinkfong is a global entertainment brand that creates award-winning kids’ content for families around the world. Pinkfong has over 4,000 songs and stories within its vast library of children’s content, which can be accessed on the App Store and Google Play, as well as on YouTube and Amazon Video. Pinkfong’s accolades include the Amazon Video Direct Star, YouTube’s Diamond Play Button and Google Play’s Best Family App of 2014-2017.
ABOUT ROUND ROOM LIVE, AN ENTERTAINMENT ONE COMPANY Round Room is a live entertainment company that specializes in the production and promotion of live family entertainment, arena shows, concert tours, theatrical performances and touring exhibitions. In 2018, Round Room was acquired by global independent studio Entertainment One (eOne), industry leaders across the family and brand space. Over the last 10 years and now under eOne, the senior management of Round Room have served as the Tour Producer for Bodies: The Exhibition; Lead Producer of Rock of Ages, Executive Producer of Fuerza Bruta; Tour Promotor for An Evening with Oprah Winfrey and An Evening with Al Pacino; Jurassic World: The Exhibition; and most recently, Executive Producer of The Rolling Stones Exhibitionism, all while producing and promoting some of the biggest kids tours to date, including Yo Gabba Gabba Live and PJ Masks Live. Current projects include PJ Masks Live! Save the Day Tour, Thank You Canada Tour, Rock the Rink Tour, which launches in October 2019 and Mandela: The Official Exhibition, which launched in London in February of 2019.
Call (800) 982-2787, visit HennepinTheatreTrust.org, or purchase in person at the State Theatre Box Office (805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, noon to 3 p.m. *Ticket pricing current as of July 9, 2019. All pricing subject to change.