Bachelor Nation’s Becca Kufrin and Ben Higgins to co-host
MINNEAPOLIS—Chris Coquyt has been named Minneapolis’ The Bachelor for The Bachelor Live on Stage coming to the historic State Theatre (805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) on Wednesday, March 11. MagicSpace Entertainment and producers Mark Swanhart and Guy Phillips present “Bachelor” franchise fan favorites Becca Kufrin and Ben Higgins as co-hosts of The Bachelor Live on Stage.
Chris Coquyt is an outdoorsy guy with a big heart! He’s passionate about his goals and prides himself in working hard. He enjoys photography and videography in his free time and his ideal first date is conversation peppered with jokes at a local restaurant and exploring in the city. He is excited to meet someone new and make a connection at The Bachelor Live on Stage.
Tickets are on sale now at the State Theatre Box Office (805 Hennepin Ave.), charge-by-phone at (800) 982-2787 and online at HennepinTheatreTrust.org.
|Wednesday||March 11, 2020||7:30 p.m.||State Theatre||$63.50, $73.50, $204 VIP|
The $204 VIP package includes also includes a VIP lanyard, gift, photo meet and greet. Available online only.
The nationwide tour – which kicked off Feb. 13, 2020, in Mesa, Arizona and will play in 66 cities in total including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia and Atlanta – brings the most successful romance reality series in the history of television to your hometown to help you find love. The Bachelor Live on Stage fits an entire season of “Bachelor” drama into one evening, giving members of the audience the opportunity to find love in their own community, complete with rose ceremonies.
Each stage show will introduce one lucky hometown bachelor to local ladies from the audience. Through a series of games, challenges, onstage dates and other fun getting-to-know-you scenarios, the Bachelor will hand the final rose to the woman he’s most compatible with.
And, for the first time ever, Bachelor Nation will have a say! Audience members will help along the journey by asking questions, making suggestions and cheering on the participants on stage. From the first impression rose to group date challenges and the coveted one-on-ones, the production gives fans the chance to watch live from their seats as the journey unfolds on stage.
It’s all the fun, flirting, drama and romance from your favorite TV show in one unforgettable evening! The Bachelor Live on Stage has something for every Bachelor fan, whether you’re looking to find love or have always wanted to get an exclusive peek behind the scenes of your favorite TV show.
The tour is the latest extension of the hit “Bachelor” franchise, which already includes “The Bachelorette” and “Bachelor in Paradise” spin-offs, all produced by Warner Horizon Unscripted Television. “The Bachelor” television series, currently airing its 24th season on ABC, airs in 31 countries around the world.
The Bachelor Live on Stage is a production of MagicSpace Entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Unscripted Television and Warner Bros. Consumer Products. Creative team Mark “Swany” Swanhart and Guy Phillips are producing in partnership with MagicSpace. Their broad experience across television, film and live entertainment includes bringing television hits “Dancing with the Stars” and “America’s Got Talent” to the live stage. “The Bachelor” franchise series are a production of Next Entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Unscripted Television, and are executive produced by Mike Fleiss, Martin Hilton, Nicole Woods and Bennett Graebner.
National tour presenting sponsor Kendra Scott will be bringing exciting surprises and experiences to Bachelor Nation on and off the live stage. Kendra Scott will be hosting a launch party with Ben and Becca, pre-show parties in their local stores, ticket giveaways, pop-up shops in select cities throughout the national tour, and ending with a finale party in Austin, Texas. Follow along on Kendra Scott’s social channels (@kendrascott) for more details and exclusive content from the tour.
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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 event center at 900 Hennepin Avenue 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.
Warner Horizon Unscripted Television is one of the entertainment industry’s leading producers of primetime reality series for both network and cable. A division of Warner Bros. Unscripted & Alternative Television, led by Mike Darnell, Warner Horizon’s Unscripted slate includes “The Voice,” “Little Big Shots” with Melissa McCarthy, the Ellen DeGeneres-hosted “Ellen’s Game of Games” and the upcoming “Ellen’s Greatest Night of Giveaways” for NBC, plus “The Bachelor” franchise, which includes “The Bachelorette,” “Bachelor in Paradise” and the upcoming touring version “The Bachelor Live on Stage,” as well as digital and podcast extensions of the long-running franchise.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, extends the Studio’s powerful portfolio of entertainment brands and franchises into the lives of fans around the world. WBCP partners with best-in-class licensees globally on an award-winning range of toys, fashion, home décor, and publishing inspired by franchises and properties such as DC, Wizarding World, Looney Tunes and Hanna-Barbera. The division’s successful global themed entertainment business includes groundbreaking experiences such as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi. With innovative global licensing and merchandising programs, retail initiatives, promotional partnerships and themed experiences, WBCP is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.
MagicSpace Entertainment is headed by Lee D. Marshall, Joe Marsh, John Ballard and Steve Boulay and has been producing and presenting national tours, Broadway shows, concerts and museum exhibits worldwide for over 35 years. Consistently one of the top promoters in North America, MagicSpace Entertainment produces and presents more than 400 events in 300 cities per year. www.magicspace.net
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