Big Concerts – A Live Nation Company have announced that Cartoon Network Live! will be coming to South Africa for the very first time over the winter school holidays.
This brand new live show will be coming to:
- Cape Town from 26th June 2018 at the Grand Arena, GrandWest
- Johannesburg from 3rd July 2018 at Montecasino
Brought to you by Cartoon Network, 947, Kfm 94.5 and Channel 24
Tickets are on sale now through www.bigconcerts.co.za and Computicket
Cartoon Network Live!, will feature Cartoon Network’s most popular heroes from Ben 10, The Amazing World of Gumball, Adventure Time and The Powerpuff Girls, in an interactive and spectacular stage production for kids aged 5+.
In Cartoon Network Live! Kelvin Gizmo, scientist extraordinaire, takes us into the world of Cartoon Network which is under threat of Zarr, the evil robot. We travel through the Land of Ooo, the city of Townsville and Elmore and meet their famous inhabitants. With them, and the help of the audience, Kevin Gizmo will hopefully be able to stop Zarr and his evil plans.
The production brings together an international, award-winning creative team to ensure a quality family entertainment stage show for audiences of all ages. The show is directed by award-winning director and choreographer Bart Doerfler, known for his work on The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood, The Walt Disney Company, The Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus, Holiday On Ice and Dreamworks.
Besides Bart Doerfler, the creative team consists of Stephen Emmer (Musical Director), Cynthia Nordstrom (Costume Designer), David Smeets (Lighting Designer), Michael Al-far (Video designer) and Marinus de Graaf (Set designer).
Justin Van Wyk, CEO at Big Concerts – A Live Nation Company added “We are very excited to work together with Cartoon Network and the Live Nation team. Cartoon Network Live! will feature, for the very first time, all the familiar and beloved Cartoon Network characters, together in one live stage show. Live Nation always strives to bring fans closer to their idols and with this Cartoon Network Live! we will be doing just that!”
Maria Rosaria Milone, Senior Director, Category Management & Agent Markets, Cartoon Network Enterprises EMEA commented: “Considering Cartoon Network’s leading position in South Africa, we are extremely excited about this partnership. Creating interactive and immersive brand experiences provides not only kids but their entire family with new and exciting ways to engage with our shows and characters. Throughout the development of this production, Live Nation have matched our passion and ambition to bring Cartoon Network’s iconic brands to life, and we can’t wait to see the African fan reaction to this fantastic new live show when it comes to their city.”
This interactive live show is one the whole family will enjoy! Don’t miss Cartoon Network Live in South Africa in June/July 2018.
26th June 2018 – 1st July 2018
Grand Arena, GrandWest
Ticket Price: R245 – R365- up to 50% off all off-peak shows
3rd July 2018 – 15th July 2018
Ticket Price: R175 – R390 – up to 50% off all off-peak shows