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Cartoon Network Live! heads to the stage

Cartoon Network is heading to the stage, thanks to a new deal between Live Nation Middle East and Turner’s Cartoon Network.

Dubbed Cartoon Network Live! the live show will tour various cities across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

“Creating interactive and immersive brand experiences provides not only kids but their entire family with new and exciting ways to engage with our shows and characters,” said Maria Rosaria Milone, senior director of category management and agent markets at Cartoon Network Enterprises EMEA.

“Throughout the development of this production, Live Nation have matched our passion and ambition to bring Cartoon Network’s iconic brands to life, and we can’t wait to see the fan reaction to this fantastic new live show when it comes to their city.”

The stage production will feature all of the firm’s most popular shows, from Ben 10 and The Amazing World of Gumball to Adventure Time and The Powerpuff Girls.

Michel Boersma, SVP of family entertainment and theater at Live Nation Middle East, added: “We are very excited to work together with Cartoon Network, who have trusted us with creating this exciting and spectacular multi-brand show.

“Cartoon Network Live! will feature, for the very first time, all the familiar and beloved Cartoon Network characters, together in one live stage show. Live Nation always strives to bring fans closer to their idols and with this Cartoon Network Live! we will be doing just that.”

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