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Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood – Live! will be on stage Feb. 26 at 4 p.m. at the Kent State University at Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center.
The legacy of the beloved “Mister Rogers” lives on with the hit television series, “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood,” from The Fred Rogers Company and airing daily on PBS KIDS. Now, Daniel and all of his friends are hopping aboard trolley to delight live audiences with Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood – Live! Donning his iconic red sweater, Daniel takes the audience on an interactive musical adventure as he and his friends explore the vibrant world of their much-loved Neighborhood of Make-Believe, sharing themes of friendship, helping others and celebrating new experiences. This live theatrical production, filled with singing, dancing and laughter, will warm the hearts of multiple generations.
“Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood” builds on the pioneering PBS show, “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.” The series tells its engaging stories about the life of a preschooler using musical strategies grounded in Fred Rogers’ landmark social-emotional curriculum. Through imagination, creativity and music, Daniel and his friends learn the key social skills necessary for school and for life.
In July 2016, the Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood television series was the #1 PBS KIDS program for Kids 2-5, Kids 2-8, and with moms of young children (Nielsen National Toolbox 6/27/16 – 7/31/16). In addition, it continues to be one of the most streamed shows, averaging more than 41 million streams per month. (Google Analytics, Aug 2015 – July 2016.). More than three million Daniel Tiger books have been published to date, and downloads of the apps, music and episodes continue to rank high on iTunes.
The animated TV series has garnered a host of prestigious awards, and most recently won the 2016 Television Critics Association Award for Outstanding Achievement in Youth Programming, and was nominated for a 2016 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Preschool Animated Program.
Tickets for Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood – Live! start at $25 and are available for purchase at the Performing Arts Center box office by calling 330-308-6400 or online at www.kent.edu/tusc/pac. The box office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Performing Arts Center’s 2016-2017 Season is sponsored by Michael Taylor Insurance and Financial Incorporated, an Allstate Agency.
Free parking is available for all shows. Kent State Tuscarawas is located at 330 University Dr. N.E. in New Philadelphia.