HIT Entertainment has signed deals with several producers of live stage musicals to develop, produce, and tour new shows for the HIT brands Barney, Angelina Ballerina, and Thomas & Friends. The shows will debut in the U.S. this fall and will tour through 2011.
Vee Corporation has signed on to be the exclusive producer of Barney Live. The preschool stage show, touring in North America and the Caribbean, will feature Barney, BJ, Baby Bop, Riff, and others.
Vital Theatre Company will bring Angelina Ballerina and friends to life in the original musical stage show, Angelina Ballerina The Musical. The show will debut at New York City’s Vital Theatre on October 2, and then tour the U.S. and Canada in 2011. The show will feature various dance styles such as ballet and hip hop, targeted towards children ages 3-7.
AEG/ThemeSTAR will premiere Thomas & Friends Live on Stage in the US this fall. Thomas will also return to U.S. theatres with Thomas Saves The Day.
For schedules and ticket information, visit http://events.hitentertainment.com.