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Sheridan Opera House: Max & Ruby Bunny Party
The Sheridan Arts Foundation presents a special opportunity:
Koba Entertainment Proudly Invites
You To Be Their Very Special Guest At …
The Beloved Children’s Book Collection And
Nick Jr.’s #1 Rated Television Program Comes To Life On Stage
At Sheridan Opera House In Telluride On November 15th
At 4:00 PM & 6:30 PM
Tickets Are On Sale Now
(Telluride, CO) After three successful months this past Spring, winning over audiences in cities like New York, Philadelphia, Boston and Baltimore, the Max & Ruby: Bunny Party stage show is back from a much needed “bunny break.” This live show treasure bounces into Telluride, CO on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 for 4:00 PM & 6:30PM performances at the Sheridan Opera House.
For over 3 decades families around the globe have embarked on fun and imaginative adventures with beloved bunny siblings, Max & Ruby. Originating as a best selling book series by critically acclaimed children’s author and illustrator, Rosemary Wells, Max & Ruby books have sold more than 3 million copies worldwide. In 2002, Max & Ruby hit primetime with the creation of their #1 rated animated television show on Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. Now, Koba Entertainment proudly invites parents and children to come and hop along with Max & Ruby: Bunny Party. It's a surprise party for someone special and Max and Ruby have a-million-and-one things to do before the big event.
Max and Ruby never want quite the same thing and their plans always collide – with hilarious results! Come and be a part of the fun as these two beloved characters try to decide on the perfect gift for their “Super Duper Special Birthday Guest.” Along the way they will encounter some unexpected visitors, including an engaging Robot, a giant Spider, and an adorable Slug.
Conceived and directed by Patti Caplette, live stage creator for The Backyardigans, The Doodlebops, and Franklin the Turtle, Max & Ruby: Bunny Party is an exciting musical adventure that celebrates the universal nature of sibling relationships. Who could the mystery guest be? Find out by joining Max and Ruby in this 45-minute, lively theatrical production adorned with exquisite costuming, rich, colorful sets, and original songs by Juno Award winning songwriter, Norman Foote, that are guaranteed to have the whole audience singing along.
Tickets for Max & Ruby: Bunny Party in Telluride are on sale now. Tickets are $23 (price includes a $3 donation to Telluride preschools. Lap children are free) and are available via www.SheridanOperaHouse.com,
by calling 970-728-6363 x 5, and the Sheridan Opera House Box Office. For exciting show announcements and ticket information please visit www.maxandrubyontour.com.
About Max & Ruby Live! On Stage
Max & Ruby: Bunny Party is a brand new live show by Koba Entertainment, the producers behind other memorable theatrical productions including The Backyardigans: Sea Deep in Adventure and Franklin and the Adventures of the Noble Knights. Conceived and directed by Patti Caplette, this 45-minute event is the creative collaboration of a dynamic team of artists including Juno Award winner Norman Foote (music and lyrics), Beth Kates (scenic design), Anne Armit (costume design), and Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet wardrobe department.
Max & Ruby originated as an enchanting book series by Rosemary Wells and has sold over 3 million books worldwide. Max & Ruby started on television in 2002 and is the #1 rated show on Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. It airs daily to an audience of over one million viewers. Max & Ruby’s playful high jinks are enjoyed by children around the world including Canada, The United States, Finland, France and Sweden.
About Koba Entertainment
A prominent producer of original family musicals, Koba Entertainment has been captivating audiences throughout the world with celebrated characters from literature, television, and pop culture. Koba Entertainment productions have enchanted people of all ages in more than 165 North American cities including Toronto, Vancouver, Manhattan, Denver and Seattle, 12 countries and 4 continents. Production credits for young audiences include: Max & Ruby, The Backyardigans, The Doodlebops, Franklin, Caillou, Big Comfy Couch and Toopy & Binoo. More information can be found online at www.koba-entertainment.com.
For artwork, interview requests or more information, contact:
Nicole Cobuzio Rob Bailey Communications 201-760-0200 x104
The Sheridan Arts Foundation was founded in 1991 as a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization to preserve the historic Sheridan Opera House as an arts and cultural resource for the Telluride community, to bring quality arts and cultural events to Telluride and to provide local and national youth with access and exposure to the arts through education. The Sheridan Arts Foundation is sponsored in part by grants from the Telluride Foundation, Colorado Creative Industries and CCAASE