Warner reveals Batman Live arena tour - Licensing.biz

Warner reveals Batman Live arena tour

Live production kicks off in July 2011 featuring host of DC characters.
Publish date:
1_Batman Live logo.jpg

A new live show featuring Batman and a host of other DC characters is to tour arenas in the UK and Europe for the first time ever.

Warner Bros Consumer Products is joining forces with DC Entertainment and Nick Grace of Water Lane Productions for the show - which begins in summer 2011 and arrives in North America by summer 2012.

Opening in Manchester on July 20th 2011, Batman Live will then visit Newcastle, Glasgow, Sheffield, Birmingham, London, Liverpool, Nottingham, Dublin and Belfast. It will them tour Europe before moving on to North America.

Tickets will go on sale on November 12th 2010.

The show will feature Batman, Robin, Alfred and a host of other characters associated with the brand, such as The Joker, The Riddler, Catwoman and The Penguin. The story will take place in several settings from DC Comics stories, including Gotham City, Wayne Manor, the Batcave and Arkham Asylum.

"With the touring Batman Live show, we're bringing Batman's adventures to live audiences for the very first time," said Geoff Johns, chief creative officer at DC Entertainment. "The idea that we're doing it with a production team this talented and with this much passion is thrilling."

Brad Globe, president of WBCP, added: "Batman is one of the most iconic and recognisable brands in the world. For the very first time, we are bringing the world of Batman to life in a live show. And the fact that we are doing it within arena-sized venues is sure to be a thrill for audiences of all ages."

For more information, click here to go to the official website.


Featured Jobs

Warner Bros Logo 620 x 349

Senior Category Manager.

Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. is the entertainment arm of the world's leading communications company, Time Warner. Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. comprises numerous divisions including Television, Home Video, Theatrical, On-line and Consumer Products.



Roald Dahl | Marylebone, London | Salary Dependent on experience | Contract 6-month FTC | 5-day week, Monday to Friday | Start ASAP


Senior Product Development Designer

Endemol Shine Group is a global content creator, producer and distributor with a portfolio of international hits including Big Brother, Black Mirror, Deal or No Deal, Humans, Hunted, MasterChef, Mr. Bean, The Biggest Loser, The Island, Spelling Star, Your Face Sounds Familiar and many more. Endemol Shine Group’s businesses have creative operations in over 30 markets, with a diverse portfolio of over 600 revenue generating formats across scripted and non-scripted genres, alongside digital, gaming, and distribution operations.