World Premiere to be held in Abu Dhabi in October
Dubai – August 7, 2017 – SES Live, Live Nation Middle East and Turner’s Cartoon Network are thrilled to announce a brand new live show for all the family – Cartoon Network Live! Heroes Unite. The World Premiere will be held at the DU Forum, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi from 11th – 14th October, after which the show will embark on a tour across the Middle East, Europe and Africa. Tickets are on sale now from www.ticketmaster.ae.
This interactive and spectacular stage production for kids and families will feature Cartoon Network’s most popular heroes from Ben 10, The Amazing World of Gumball, Adventure Time and The Powerpuff Girls. In the show, we meet Kelvin Gizmo, scientist extraordinaire, who 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) and Marinus de Graaf (Set Designer) and Michael Al-far (Video content designer).
Ali Haidary, CEO & Founder, SES Live, said; “We are thrilled to bring this brand new live stage production ‘Cartoon Network Live! Heroes Unite’ to Abu Dhabi and get the opportunity to share this first-hand experience with our young audience, families and Cartoon Network fans of all ages bringing them closer to their favourite superheroes.”
Michel Boersma, Senior Vice President Family Entertainment and Theater at Live Nation Middle East added; “We are very excited to work together with Cartoon Network, who have trusted us with creating this exciting and spectacular multi-brand show. 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!”
Grab your early bird ticket by booking now at www.ticketmaster.ae and don’t miss out on seeing your favourite Cartoon Network superheroes live on stage.
Event: Cartoon Network Live! Heroes Unite
Date: 11th to 14th October 2017
Timings: Please visit www.ticketmaster.ae to check the various timings
Location: DU Forum, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
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Booking Online: www.ticketmaster.ae
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Notes to Editors
About SES Live ME
Dubai based SES Live is revamping the Live Entertainment scene in the Middle East by promoting globally recognized family entertainment brands across the region. The agency, also known as Sport and Entertainment Solutions, was established in 2005, and has since played a leading role in the sports events and sponsorship sector in the Middle East. With the Sports Division continually evolving, the agency has now expanded to include family entertainment as part of its platform.
In 2013, SES Live has become the exclusive promoter of Disney on Ice and Disney Live! events in the Middle East, partnering with FELD Entertainment to bring quality, authenticity, and continuity to the family entertainment industry in the region…with other hugely successful concepts such as Les Miserable and CATS with many more set to follow.
About Live Nation Entertainment
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Artist Nation Management and Live Nation Media & Sponsorship. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.
About Cartoon Network EMEA
Turner’s Cartoon Network is a universally appealing boy focused, girl inclusive channel driven by its exciting slate of surprising comedy and adventure. The programming line-up explores the relatable themes of humour, friendship, imagination, action and adventure. Cartoon Network targets boys and girls aged 6-12 and aims to champion kids being themselves through its rich mix of entertaining and globally successful content. The programming slate includes leading comedy animations The Amazing World of Gumball, Adventure Time, Regular Show, Clarence, Steven Universe and Uncle Grandpa and action-adventure shows, The Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10 and Teen Titans Go!
About Turner International
Turner International operates versions of core Turner brands, including CNN, TNT, Cartoon Network, Boomerang and TCM Turner Classic Movies, as well as country- and region-specific networks and businesses in Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. It manages the business of Pay- and Free-TV-channels, as well as Internet-based services, and oversees commercial partnerships with various third-party media ventures; it teams with Warner Bros. and HBO to leverage Time Warner’s global reach. Turner operates more than 175 channels showcasing 40 brands in 33 languages in over 200 countries. Turner International is a Time Warner company.