Octonauts dives into live theatre tour of the US

Popular pre-school property Octonauts has dived into its first live theatre tour across the US.

The production is the result of an ongoing partnership between Silvergate Media, the international TV production and licensing company and stage show producers, Red Light Management and Fiery Light.

Following successful live shows in the UK and Australia, Octonauts Live premiers in the US on September 23rd with tickets going on public sale on April 30th.

Starting in San Diego, the tour will head coast-to-coast, visiting more than 60 cities including Los Angeles, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago and Dallas.

The stage show – titled The Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure is based on the globally popular Octonauts children’s TV series, shown on the Disney channel in the US with an audience of 100 million US households.

“We are excited to announce the US tour of Octonauts Live, following a fantastic response to our shows in the UK and Australia,” said Ron Allen, SVP commercial, Silvergate.

“Huge numbers of children across the US love watching the Octonauts on Disney Channel and we’re delighted they can now join the crew in their adventures at theatres nationwide from September.

“Thanks to Fiery Light and Red Light for being great partners.”

Now in its fourth season, Octonauts is aired in over 100 countries across the world, including on Disney Channel, CBeebies, ABC, and more.

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