Renowned as a successful preschool TV show Entertainment One’s, Peppa Pig, the popular theatrical Peppa Pig Live tour is returning to South African shores in September 2019.
Presented by Ackermans the show will be called, “Peppa Pig’s Big Day Out” in association with Smile 904 FM, East Coast Radio and Hot 91.9FM.
In this thrilling adventure – Polly Parrot and Mr Dinosaur have vanished – leaving Peppa, George, Mummy & Daddy Pig to embark on an incredible journey to find the missing duo. As always – Peppa’s special friends (and firm fan favourites) Suzy Sheep, Danny Dog and Pedro Pony are on hand to help in the fantastic hunt!
“Peppa Pig’s Big Day Out” will open in Cape Town at the Artscape Opera House and run from September 6 to 8 2019.
The show then visits Durban at The Globe at Suncoast from September 13 to 15 2019 before heading to Emperors Palace in Johannesburg from September 20 to 29 2019. Tickets are on sale now at Computicket.
This action-packed live stage show is especially designed to give young fans an unforgettable first live theatre experience and encompasses all the charming, colourful nature of the hit television series with everyone’s favourite songs! Fans will be laughing, cheering and dancing – just like Peppa!
“Peppa Pig is one of the most loved characters by pre-schoolers and their families here in South Africa,” says Chad Findlay, the show’s resident Creative Director.
Findlay adds that the unique show has been a hit in South Africa.
“The response to our last visit was incredible and we can’t wait to return! This one-of-a-kind stage show – with incredible life-sized puppets and beautifully costumed characters – brings Peppa Pig to life in a whole new way for South African audiences.”
“We’re so excited for local fans to once again be a part of Peppa and George’s adventure in Peppa Pig’s Big Day Out,” said Ami Dieckman, Head of International Licensing at Entertainment One Family.
She added that ‘mudding puddles’ will definitely be on the cards for fans.
“Fans around the country will be dancing, singing and of course jumping in muddy puddles.”
Peppa Pig is quite literally taking over the world! From the Peppa Pig World theme park attraction in England to becoming the number one television show for kids aged two to five years, the brand’s core values of; family, friends, imagination & kindness, have helped earn Peppa legions of fans amongst parents and children alike.
Peppa’s previous live shows have taken her around the world – from breaking records in London’s West End to sell-out tours across USA, Europe, South Africa, Australia & New Zealand.
Parents rave: “Peppa is part of our family and watching my two-year-old daughter laughing, shouting and cheering throughout says it all!”
To celebrate Peppa’s return to the stage – and especially for her early bird fans – a limited number of special R99 seats have been released for the production and look set to sell out fast!
Locals can book tickets at Computicket or by calling 0861 915 8000 or by visiting the nearest ticket sales branch.
There are limited discounted family packages are also available for fans.
Come join Peppa, George, Mummy Pig, Daddy Pig and more in a fantastic adventure filled with buckets of surprises and plenty of muddy puddles! For more information about the show, visit www.peppapiglive.co.za or stay in touch via social media. Make it a big day out, don’t miss Peppa Pig LIVE! #PeppaPigLiveSA
Each person, irrespective of age (including babes in arms) must have a show ticket.
Tickets will vary in cost depending on the seat and range from; CAT A R399; CAT B R349; CAT C R299; CAT D R199; CAT E R149; CAT F R99.
Family discount packages are available and is a special saving of R30 per ticket on all family packages of four or more tickets for CAT A-D, on selected shows.
The duration of each show is 80 minutes and includes a 20 minute intermission.
6 September – 6pm
7 September – 10am, 1pm
8 September – 10am
Picture: Peppa Pig Live SA, instagram