OTTUMWA — Round Room Live and Moonbug Entertainment have announced that a new live show, “Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour,” will again bring the vivacious, energetic and educational antics of global sensation Blippi to stages across North America, with a stop in Ottumwa on Friday, Feb. 17.
Tickets for “Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour” are $32.50, $42.50 and $55 and go on sale Friday, Dec.16 with pre-sales beginning Dec. 15. For tickets and additional information, visit bridgeviewcenter.com.
Blippi is coming to Ottumwa for the ultimate curiosity adventure. So dance, sing and learn with Blippi and special guest Meekah as they discover what makes different cities unique and special. Will there be monster trucks, excavators and garbage trucks galore? You bet! So get ready to shake those wiggles out and OJ Twist your way through this brand-new musical party.
Blippi, along with his best friend Meekah, inspires curiosity in preschoolers around the world by creating content and experiences that are relatable, accessible and make learning fun. Blippi has become a worldwide sensation with more than one billion monthly views on YouTube and more than 50 million fans around the world. Blippi is available in more than 20 languages, including American Sign Language, and is distributed by more than 30 global broadcast and streaming partners around the world including Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Roku, Virgin Media and Kidoodle. Meekah, Blippi’s creative, inventive, cart-wheel-loving pal, stars alongside Blippi in “Blippi's Treehouse” on Amazon and also recently launched her own YouTube channel in September.
For “Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour,” the character Blippi will be played by professional stage performers selected specifically for the stage show.
“We are very excited to announce ‘Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour,’ who will be starting their 2023 World Tour right here at Bridge View Center in Ottumwa, Iowa,” said Scott Hallgren, executive director of Bridge View Center. “Bridge View Center will be serving as the site for their rehearsals and production work for their 2023 world tour and will be hosting the world premier showing of their 2023 tour in our beautiful BVC Theater on Friday, February 17, 2023. ‘Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour’ will then hit the road with multiple show dates across North America through June 2023.”
“With new music, characters, monster trucks and even the Blippi mobile, we’re thrilled to bring Blippi to even more kids and families around the world in a brand new show,” said Stephen Shaw, founder and co-president of Round Room Live. “Following the success of ‘Blippi The Musical,’ we’re excited for audiences to create memorable experiences with Blippi, with all the amazing music, production, and energy they expect, but in a way they’ve never seen before.”
“It’s very special to witness the love that our fans have for Blippi and his buddies, and the joy this beloved character brings to families around the world,” said Susan Vargo, head of live events at Moonbug Entertainment. “Our live experiences bring families together to make memories that will last a lifetime. With ‘Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour,’ fans can expect catchy music, lots of dancing and a whole lot of fun!”
Fans can visit BlippiOnTour.com now for tour dates and ticket information and follow Blippi On Tour social media for exclusive tour content.