The books of Richard Scarry have sold more than 150 million copies world wide.  His books come to life on stage with Richard Scarry's Busytown...which is coming to Swift Current April 29th at the Comp Cafetorium.  Listen to Magic 97 to Beat the Box Office and win tickets!

 

 

RICHARD SCARRY’S BUSYTOWN COMES TO LIFE

IN ITS DEBUT CANADIAN THEATRICAL TOUR

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TICKETS ON SALE NOVEMBER 5th

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Winnipeg, MB – October 11, 2011 – The incredible world of Richard Scarry’s Busytown has captured the hearts of millions, its delightful stories having been enjoyed by children in more than 80 countries around the world. Now, Koba Entertainment, celebrated producers of family theatre, brings beloved characters from this popular literary classic – and #1 show on Kids’ CBC – to the stage for the very first time. Richard Scarry’s Busytown: Busytown Busy is a charming and interactive musical adventure for the whole family!

Richard Scarry’s Busytown: Busytown Busy follows the adventures of Huckle Cat, Sally Cat, Lowly Worm, Sergeant Murphy and many of their unforgettable friends. Busytown will be hosting a talent contest and everyone is buzzing with excitement. Together, the friends and the audience will discover their unique talents with lots of laughter – and only a few hiccups – along the way!

With catchy sing-along songs and lots of audience interaction, Richard Scarry’s Busytown: Busytown Busy will bring out the showman in us all!

About Richard Scarry’s Busytown Live On Stage

Produced by Koba Entertainment, Richard Scarry’s Busytown: Busytown Busy is among the company’s roster of celebrated theatrical productions including The Backyardigans: Quest for the Extra Ordinary Aliens, Max & Ruby: Bunny Party, Caillou’s Greatest Skate of All, and The Doodlebops: Together Forever. Set to original music by Juno Award winner Norman Foote, this all-new production brings together Koba’s acclaimed artistic director Patti Caplette with co-writer and Gemini Award winner Jim Taylor, to create a fun and charming storyline.

Richard Scarry’s Busytown: Busytown Busy is based on Richard Scarry’s catalogue of over 300 children’s books, which have sold more than 150 million copies worldwide. Broadcasted on CBC (Canada), the television series Busytown Mysteries produced by Cookie Jar Entertainment, features loveable characters and focuses on preschool problem solving and learning.

Canadian Tour Dates (Additional Dates TBA)

February 10 – Truro, NS – Marigold Cultural Centre (6:30pm) - $25.00

February 11 – Saint John, NB – Imperial Theatre (1:00pm) - $25.50

February 12 – Halifax, NS – Rebecca Cohn Theatre (1:00pm) – $25.50

February 15 – Fredericton, NB – The Playhouse (6:30pm) - $25.50

February 17 – Sydney, NS – Membertou Trade & Convention Centre (6:30pm) - $22.50, $20.00

February 18 – Port Hawkesbury, NS – Strait Area Education Recreation Centre (1:00pm) - $23.50

February 19 – Moncton, NB – Capitol Theatre (1:00pm) - $25.50

February 26 – Ottawa, ON – Shenkman Arts Centre (1:00pm) - $26.50

February 29 – Peterborough, ON – Showplace Performance Theatre (6:30pm) - $26.50

March 3 – Richmond Hill, ON – Centre for the Performing Arts (1:00pm) - $25.00, $23.00

March 4 – Oakville, ON – Centre for the Performing Arts (1:00pm) - $25.00

March 5 – Guelph, ON – River Run Centre (6:30pm) - $25.50

March 6 – Orillia, ON – Opera House Theatre (6:30pm) - $25.50

March 8 – Sarnia, ON – Imperial Theatre (6:30pm) - $25.50

March 10 – Hamilton, ON – Hamilton Place (1:00pm) - $26.50, $23.50

March 11 – Kingston, ON – The Grand Theatre (2:30pm) - $25.00

March 14 – Brampton, ON – The Rose Theatre (1:00pm) - $33.90 - $45.20

March 15 – Mississauga, ON – Living Arts Centre (1:00pm) - $20.00 - $35.00

March 16 – Niagara Falls, ON – Scotiabank Convention Centre (6:30pm) - $25.50

March 17 – Milton, ON – Milton Centre for the Arts (1:00pm & 3:30pm) - $23.00

March 18 – London, ON – Centennial Hall (1:00pm) - $25.50

March 23 – Sault Ste Marie, ON – Kiwanis Community Theatre Centre (6:30pm) - $23.50

March 25 – Thunder Bay, ON – Thunder Bay Community Auditorium (1:00pm) - $25.50

March 31 – Winnipeg, MB – Burton Cummings Theatre (1:00pm) - $26.50, $24.50

April 1 – Dauphin, MB – Watson Art Centre (4:30pm) - $TBA

April 3 – Prince Albert, SK – The EA Rawlinson Centre for the Arts (4:00pm) - $25.00

April 5 – Medicine Hat, AB – Esplanade Theatre (5:30pm) - $24.00

April 10 – Sherwood Park, AB – Festival Place (6:30pm) - $25.00

April 12 – Grande Prairie, AB – Douglas J. Cardinal Performing Arts Centre (4:00pm) - $24.00, $18.00

April 15 – Maple Ridge, BC – The ACT (Arts Centre and Theatre) (1:00pm) - $25.00

April 16 – Nanaimo, BC – Port Theatre (4:30pm) - $27.00

April 21 – Duncan, BC – Cowichan Theatre (1:00pm) - $22.50

April 22 – Courtenay, BC – Sid Williams Theatre (1:00pm) - $25.00

April 23 – Victoria, BC – McPherson Playhouse (4:30pm) - $30.00

April 25 – Kelowna, BC – Kelowna Community Theatre (4:30pm) - $29.50

April 27 – Calgary, AB – EPCOR Centre for the Performing Arts (6:30pm) - $27.50, $25.50

April 29 – Swift Current, SK– Swift Current Comprehensive High School (1:00pm) - $23.50

May 2 – Moose Jaw, SK – Mae Wilson Theatre (6:30pm) - $23.50

For all box office and ticket information, visit: www.BusytownMysteries.com.

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