A Koba Entertainment Production
SENSATIONAL DUO BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!
TICKETS ON SALE JUNE 1
Winnipeg, MB – May 24, 2012 - The fabulousness continues! Following their sold-out theatrical premiere, which performed in 63 cities across Canada, Koba Entertainment is proud to bring back children’s favourite twosome. After a well-deserved rest, Toopy and Binoo are out of hibernation and ready to respond to the cries of their legions of fans. The fabulous pair are currently warming up their funny muscles and stretching their active imaginations in preparation of hitting the live stage this fall.
Toopy and Binoo and the Marshmallow Moon brings to life the two fun-loving and adorable characters, whose antics are driven by their out-of-this-world imaginations. Toopy and Binoo’s unpredictable adventures inspire children to push their own limits!
You only get to make a first impression once! Preparing for his stage debut, Toopy has to not only find the perfect song to sing, but he also has to find the perfect place to perform it!
As Toopy and his best friend Binoo embark on their most important musical quest ever, they encounter a Blue Cat Blues Band, a Loud Mouth Crooner Fish, some Strollin’ Sheep, a pair of Love Struck Dragons and many other zany characters along the way.
Entertaining and whimsical, Toopy and Binoo and the Marshmallow Moon is a fairy-tale for our times; it incorporates music, theatre, dance, puppetry and innovative multimedia technology to weave a story that will tickle the imagination of the entire family!
About Toopy and Binoo and the Marshmallow Moon
Toopy and Binoo and the Marshmallow Moon isa theatrical production by Koba Entertainment, the producers behind other memorable theatrical productions including The Backyardigans: Quest for the Extra Ordinary Aliens and Max & Ruby: Bunny Party. Led by award-winning choreographer Patti Caplette as writer and director, the creative team includes JUNO Award winner Norman Foote as co-writer and music director, Andrew Beck as scenic designer, Luc Lavergne as video designer, and costume designs from Maydwell Mascotts, Sue Dicks Design, and Anne Armit and the Royal Winnipeg Ballet wardrobe department.
Toopy and Binoo is based on the best-selling children’s books by Dominique Jolin. The characters made their television debut in 2005 and quickly climbed into the hearts of children in hundreds of countries including Treehouse TV (Canada), Tiji (France), Rai Sat (Italy) and Sun TV (India).
Toopy & Binoo is the top-rated program for kids from 2 to 6 years old.
September 29 – Grande Prairie, AB – Crystal Centre (1:00pm) - $30.50, $25.50, $22.50
September 30 – Fort St. John, BC – North Peace Cultural Centre (1:00pm) - $25.50
October 1 – Fort Nelson, BC – Phoenix Theatre (6:30pm) - $28.50 *on sale May 30*
For all box office and ticket information, visit: www.ToopyAndBinooOnTour.com
About Koba Entertainment
A prominentproducer of original family musicals, Koba Entertainment has been captivating audiences throughout the world with celebrated characters from literature, television, and pop culture.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: Max & Ruby, The Backyardigans, The Doodlebops, Caillou and Franklin.
More information can be found at www.koba-entertainment.com.
About Paquin Entertainment Group
Paquin Entertainment is one of Canada’s premier entertainment agencies with offices operating out of Winnipeg and Toronto. Its agency division proudly represents over 150 artists including Randy Bachman, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Bachman & Turner, K’NAAN, Tegan & Sara, The Sheepdogs, Matt Andersen, and Serena Ryder. While artist management and concert promotion spurred the establishment of the company, Founder/CEO Gilles Paquin’s vision was infinite. Today, he continues to push the company to expand, evolve and diversify. Paquin Entertainment Group’s portfolio holds over 25 years of global experience ranging from agency, talent management, corporate consulting and theatre/film.
More information can be found at www.paquinentertainment.com.