KOBA ENTERTAINMENT AND MOOSE TOYS ANNOUNCE
SHOPKINS LIVE! COMING TO BOISE ON NOVEMBER 2
Shopkins Live! is finally here! The #1 kids toy in North America is live and on stage in Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! Your beloved Shoppies make their theatrical debut in an original new live show featuring musical performances by Jessicake, Bubbleisha, Peppa-Mint, Rainbow Kate, Cocolette, Polli Polish and more! The fun and fashionista Shoppies are joined by the Shopkins – the grocery store-themed mini collectable toys – Apple Blossom, Strawberry Kiss, Lippy Lips, Kooky Cookie, Poppy Corn, Slick Breadstick and Shady Diva. An ensemble cast of multi-talented performers brings the show to life on stage through urban style music, song and dance.
All of Shopville is in a tizz as preparations get underway for the annual “Funtastic Food and Fashion Fair”. Shady Diva showcases her latest fashion designs; Lippy Lips gives colorful advice at the nail salon; Kooky Cookie tries to get in a beauty nap! But wait — no event is complete without a few hiccups! Who has high-jinxed the fashion pageant? Where is the super-secret celebrity guest? Will Slick Breadstick ever find a dance partner? The Shopkins and Shoppies need your help – the show must go on!
Shopkins Live! immerses audiences in the world of Shopville using custom-designed theatrical costumes, creative onstage characters, state-of-art video and set design, and original pop songs and music! Grab your besties and check out Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! Check ya later!
SNEAK PEEK PHOTOS OFFER FIRST LOOK AT
SHOPKINS LIVE! SHOP IT UP!
– A series of photos released today give Shopkins and Shoppies fans a sneak peek into the first-ever live theatrical production based on the phenomenally successful Shopkins toy brand. Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! will visit more than 110 theatres on its North American tour beginning this September and coming to the Egyptian Theatre on November 2 . Tickets are on-sale now at www.shopkinslive.com and can also be purchased at the Egyptian Theatre website at www.egyptiantheatre.net.
Exclusive first look photos of the Shoppies from Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! can be viewed here:
The photos offer a glimpse into the world of Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! which immerses audiences in the world of Shopville using custom-designed theatrical costumes, creative onstage characters, state-of-art video and set design. Original music, song, dance and interactive sing-a-longs are a huge part of the live show, with performances from Shoppies Jessicake, Bubbleisha, Peppa-Mint, Rainbow Kate, Cocolette, Polli Polish and more.
“We’re thrilled to share a first look at the Shoppies characters coming to life,” says director, Patti Caplette. “Shopkins fans have a lot to look forward to once our show hits the road this Fall.”
Based on America’s #1 toy brand, YouTube sensation and international toy phenomenon created in Australia by Moose Toys, Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! features the fun and fashionable Shoppies, joined by the Shopkins – the grocery store-themed mini collectable toys – Apple Blossom, Strawberry Kiss, Lippy Lips, Kooky Cookie, Poppy Corn, Slick Breadstick and Shady Diva. Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! runs for approximately 90 minutes, with one 15-minute intermission.
For more information, visit www.shopkinslive.com and sign-up to be the first to hear about pre-sale offers, on-sale dates and the latest North American tour dates.
The Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! U.S. tour is represented by APA.
About Koba Entertainment
A prominent producer of original family musicals, Koba Entertainment has been captivating audiences around the world with celebrated characters from literature, television, and pop culture since 2004. Koba Entertainment productions have enchanted people of all ages in more than 165 North American cities, 12 countries and 4 continents. Production credits for young audiences include: Bubble Guppies Live! Ready to Rock, Dora the Explorer Live! Search for the City of Lost Toys, Toopy and Binoo: Fun and Games, The Backyardigans: Sea Deep in Adventure, and Max & Ruby in the Nutcracker Suite.
About Moose Toys
Moose Toys exists to make children happy. The team has innovation in their DNA and are famous for the design, development and manufacture of award winning toys that continue to disrupt the market! Moose Toys dominates in categories including collectables, craft, dolls, games and youth electronics and is consistently recognised as the most creative company in the industry.
The family run business disrupted the toy industry with the global phenomenon Shopkins and through these pintsized characters, reinvigorated the way children play. The success of the company extends to the development of content, entertainment and global licensing deals. Moose calls Australia home, has over 400 staff and distributes to over 100 countries.