SESAME STREET LIVE's Elmo and Cookie Monster to Appear at Beaumont Hospital, 2/11
For their final community appearance in Detroit, Elmo and Cookie Monster will make their way to Beaumont Hospital to visit with patients and perform a special routine. During their visit, the two Sesame Street Live stars will share hugs and smiles with patients in the pediatric garden where they will perform a routine and then make their rounds to patients' individual rooms.
Media are invited to capture the performance and visit in the Pediatric Garden. A Sesame Street Live spokesperson will also be available for interviews about Sesame Street Live "Can't Stop Singing" at the Fox Theatre, playing now thru Feb. 17.
The appearance is set for Tuesday, February 11 at 1 p.m. at the Royal Oak Beaumont, Pediatric Garden
3601 W. 13 Mile Rd., Royal Oak, MI 48073.
ABOUT THE SHOW: When Elmo gets his furry fingers on Abby Cadabby's magic wand, there's something in the air - and Sesame Street becomes a nonstop, all-singing, all-dancing musical montage! Grover and Baby Bear sing their highs and lows, Cookie Monster sings fast and slow, Bert and Ernie converse in song and Murray makes mouth music for all to sing along! Sesame Street Live "Can't Stop Singing" offers a fun-filled learning experience packed with the razzle-dazzle of interactive live performance, including up-close and personal interactions on the audience floor.
SCHEDULE: Performance schedule:
Friday, Feb. 7 11 a.m.** & 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 8 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m. & 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 9 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m. & 5:30 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 14 11 a.m.**& 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 15 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m. & 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 16 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m. & 5:30 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 17 10:30 a.m. & 2 p.m.
Tickets ($15, $25, $35 Gold Circle and $68 Sunny Seats) are on sale now and can be purchased at OlympiaEntertainment.com, the Fox Theatre and Joe Louis Arena box offices, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy (without service charge) at all Ticketmaster locations and Ticketmaster.com. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000. For additional information, call (313) 471-6611. Groups of 10+ SAVE! Please call (313) 471-3099 for more information. *Family Night - all seats (excluding Sunny Seats and Gold Circle) are $10. ** Weekday Kids Matinee -- $8 Schools/Daycares and $10 general public. Note: Sunny Seats are not available during any 11 a.m. performance.
ABOUT SESAME WORKSHOP: Sesame Workshop is the nonprofit educational organization that revolutionized children's television programming with the landmark Sesame Street. The Workshop produces local Sesame Street programs, seen in over 150 countries, and other acclaimed shows to help bridge the literacy gap including The Electric Company. Beyond television, the Workshop produces content for multiple media platforms on a wide range of issues including literacy, health and military deployment. Initiatives meet specific needs to help young children and families develop critical skills, acquire healthy habits and build emotional strength to prepare them for lifelong learning. Learn more at www.sesameworkshop.org.
ABOUT VEE CORPORATION: Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, VEE Corporation is one of the most experienced and respected names in family-friendly entertainment. VEE Corporation has delighted millions of children around the world with live touring stage shows since Sesame Street Live's debut performance in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Sep. 17, 1980. VEE also provides entertainment, promotion and event marketing services for the world's most respected brands and agencies. Clients and partners in the corporate, sports, museum and event marketing sector come to VEE for imaginative solutions to capture the undivided attention of their customers and audiences through custom designed/built interactive environments. For more information, visit www.vee.com.
About Olympia Entertainment: Olympia Entertainment, a Detroit-based company owned by entrepreneurs Michael and Marian Ilitch, is one of the country's most diverse sport and entertainment companies and the largest organization of its kind in the mid-west. The company owns and operates Detroit's Fox Theatre, the intimate City Theatre and also books and operates Joe Louis Arena and books Comerica Park. Olympia Entertainment also handles business operations for the Detroit Red Wings, an Original Six member of the National Hockey League and collaborates with the Detroit Tigers baseball franchise and other Ilitch companies.
Other Ilitch companies include: Little Caesars Pizza, Ilitch Holdings, Inc., Blue Line Foodservice Distribution, Champion Foods, the Detroit Red Wings, Little Caesar Pizza Kits Fundraising Program, Olympia Development and Uptown Entertainment. Additionally, Michael Ilitch owns the Detroit Tigers, Inc., and Marian Ilitch owns MotorCity Casino Hotel. To learn more about Olympia Entertainment, visit www.olympiaentertainment.com. Also follow Olympia on Twitter @OEontheGo and at facebook.com/officialolympiaentertainment.