Clifford the Big Red Dog Live! A Big Family Musical 50th Anniversary 50 City Tour
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 25, 2013, 12:59 PM EST
Emily Elizabeth take a journey to Birdwell Island with their friends Cleo, T-Bone, Charley, Jetta and Mac. Through laughter, songs and dancing, the characters and audience learn about Clifford’s Big Ideas, from the PBS KIDS series Clifford the Big Red Dog: Share, Play Fair, Have Respect, Work Together, Be Responsible, Be Truthful, Be Kind, Help Others, Believe In Yourself and Be A Good Friend.
Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 4pm
Ticket prices are $59, $49, $39, $29
Tickets available at: www.ticketmaster.com or www.bergenpac.org or Box Office (201) 227 1030
The production, directed by Mark Fleischer, features a book written by Jeremy Dobrish with music and lyrics by Dennis Scott. The production team also includes music director John Kroner, choreographer Keith Coughlin, set design by David Miller, costume design by Isabel Rubio and lighting design by Steve Zakszewski. Tickets are available through participating venues. The musical is produced by Mills
Entertainment in cooperation with Scholastic Media; The Brad Simon Organization serves as the exclusive booking agency for the production. “Bringing Clifford to the stage is a great way for children and families to experience the fun of our BIG red dog in person,” said Leslye Schaefer, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Consumer Products forScholastic Media. “Clifford makes for a BIG star and we’re delighted to team up with Mills Entertainment to deliver an exciting and engaging theatrical experience for kids.” “Clifford has a magical appeal that really comes to life on stage,” said Michael Mills, President of Mills Entertainment. Clifford’s Big Ideas stem from the curriculum developed for the award-winning animated television series Clifford the Big Red Dog. The series is based on the Scholastic books by Norman Bridwell and airs on PBS KIDS (check local listings). With more than 126 million books in print, Clifford is a literary classic embraced by parents, teachers and kids. Scholastic celebrates Clifford’s 50th anniversary in the 2012-2013 school year.
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