PBS Kids' DANIEL TIGER'S NEIGHBORHOOD LIVE! Launches All-New Show & Tour This October

It's a beautiful day - in neighborhoods coast-to-coast, as DANIEL TIGER'S NEIGHBORHOOD LIVE!, the fun-filled hit musical production from The Fred Rogers Company and Mills Entertainment based on the Emmy-nominated PBS Kids series for preschoolers, hits the road again with King For A Day this fall! Little "tigers" and their families throughout NORTH AMERICA are in store for a grr-ific all-new adventure featuring the beloved characters of Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood. For a complete list of tour dates, ticket links, and more information, visit www.danieltigerlive.com.

"We are thrilled to take Daniel Tiger and his friends back on the road with a brand-new heartwarming story," said Simone Gianfrancesco, Executive Producer at Mills Entertainment. "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood LIVE! brings families together through the show's themes of imagination and the importance of kindness and community. We are proud to once again partner with The Fred Rogers Company in bringing these key messages to neighbors across the country."

"There's nothing like a playdate with Daniel Tiger and his friends," said Paul Siefken, President and CEO, The Fred Rogers Company. "The new stage show will engage young fans of the series and their families with fun and relatable musical strategies while they get to interact, play, and learn along with their favorite characters from the 'Neighborhood,' right in their own hometown."

In DANIEL TIGER'S NEIGHBORHOOD LIVE! King For A Day, Daniel and all of his friends invite audiences to "ride along" as they embark on a musical adventure to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, where Daniel learns what it really takes to be King: kindness. The series' characters come alive on stage to captivate fans with new songs, magical moments and surprise guests along the way.

The top-rated DANIEL TIGER'S NEIGHBORHOOD series from The Fred Rogers Company, which airs nationally on PBS Kids (check local listings), follows the everyday adventures of 4-year-old Daniel Tiger and uses 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 success in school and in life.

As of June 2017, Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood was the #1 PBS Kids program for Kids 2-5, Kids 2-8, and with moms of young children*. In addition, it continues to be one of the most streamed shows, averaging over 41 million streams per month**. More than 4.5 million Daniel Tiger books have been published to date, and downloads of the apps, music, and episodes continue to rank high on iTunes.

Award-winning apps, games, activities, and more that extend the fun and learning of DANIEL TIGER'S NEIGHBORHOOD can be found on pbskids.org/daniel.

The animated series has garnered a host of prestigious awards, and most recently was nominated for a 2016 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Preschool Animated Program. This recognition follows a string of additional honors, including a 2016 Television Critics Association Award for Outstanding Achievement in Youth Programming, a 2016 Parents' Choice Gold Award, and 2014 Prix Jeunesse International Selection as well as the 2013 Kidscreen Award for Best Animated Series in the Preschool Category, and 2013 Cynopsis: Kids !magination Award for Preschool Series.

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood LIVE! tour website: www.danieltigerlive.com

Tour Dates

Oct. 6th The Vets Providence, RI

Oct. 7th Hanover Theatre Worcester, MA

Oct. 8th Jorgensen Auditorium Storrs, CT

Oct. 11th Flynn Center Burlington, VT

Oct. 13th Palace Theatre Stamford, CT

Oct. 14th NJPAC Newark, NJ

Oct. 19th Berglund Center Roanoke, VA

Oct. 22nd Cobb Energy Center Atlanta, GA

Oct. 24th Memorial Auditorium Raleigh, NC

Oct. 26th Proctors Schenectady, NY

Oct. 28th Weinberg Center Frederick, MD

Oct. 29th Tilles Center Brookeville, NY

Nov. 8th Orpheum Theatre Memphis, TN

Nov. 10th Tennessee Theatre Knoxville, TN

Nov. 11th TPAC Nashville, TN

Nov. 12th Tivoli Theatre Chattanooga, TN

Nov. 18th EKU Center Richmond, KY

Nov. 19th Brown Theater Louisville, KY

Nov. 24th Mahaffey Theatre St. Petersburg, FL

Nov. 25th Center for the Arts Coral Springs, FL

Nov. 26th Florida Theatre Jacksonville, FL

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Nov. 28th Saenger Theatre New Orleans, LA

Jan. 5th & 6th Merriam Theatre Philadelphia, PA

Jan. 7th Santander Arena Reading, PA

Jan. 13th Warner Theatre Washington, D.C.

Jan. 14th Hershey Theatre Hershey, PA

Jan. 17th The Center for the Arts Buffalo, NY

Jan. 19th Mendel Center Benton Harbor, MI

Jan. 20th Miller Auditorium Kalamazoo, MI

Jan. 21st Rosemont Theatre Rosemont, IL

Jan. 25th Honeywell Center Wabash, IN

Jan. 27th State Theatre Minneapolis, MN

Feb. 8th Peabody Opera House St. Louis, MO

Feb. 10th Kauffmann Center Kansas City, MO

Feb. 11th Gallagher-Bluedorn PAC Cedar Falls, IA

Feb. 13th Stephens Auditorium Ames, IA

Feb. 16th Strand Theatre Shreveport, LA

Feb. 19th Bass Hall Fort Worth, TX

Feb. 24th Bass Hall Austin, TX

Feb. 25th Tobin Center San Antonio, TX

Mar. 4th Moore Theatre Seattle, WA

Mar. 5th Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Portland, OR

Mar. 8th Eccles Center Salt Lake City, UT

Mar. 10th Bellco Theatre Denver, CO

Mar. 12th Kiva Auditorium Albuquerque, NM

Mar. 15th City National Grove Anaheim, CA

Mar. 17th Balboa Theatre San Diego, CA

Mar. 18th Civic Arts Plaza Thousand Oaks, CA

Mar. 24th Orpheum Theatre San Francisco, CA

Mar. 25th City National Civic San Jose, CA

Apr. 7th Amoss Center Bel Air, MD

Apr. 25th Ferguson Center for the Arts Newport News, VA

Apr. 28th Crown Center Fayetteville, NC

Apr. 29th Galliard Center Charleston, SC


MORE DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED

PBS KIDS website: www.pbskids.org/daniel/

The Fred Rogers Company website: www.fredrogers.org

Mills Entertainment website: www.millsentertainment.com

The Brad Simon Organization website (Tour Booking): www.bsoinc.com

*Nielsen National Toolbox NTI Broadcast months, GAA%, Reach% (75% Uni, 6+ Qual.).

**Data collected from Google Analytics report from June '16 - June '17.

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