GAZILLION BUBBLE SHOW Comes To The Merriam Theatre
Five-time Tony Award-winning producer, Jon B. Platt (Wicked, The Book of Mormon), presents Gazillion Bubble Show, created by and starring international sensation, Fan Yang. Part of the Broadway Season, the production will come to the Merriam Theater for five shows only on Nov. 5 & 6.Tickets ranging in price from $15 to $42.50 are now on sale. Tickets can be purchased by calling 215-731-3333, online at kimmelcenter.org/broadway, at the Kimmel Center box office, Broad & Spruce Sts (open daily 10 am to 6 pm) or at the Merriam Theater box office, 250 S. Broad St. (open during performances only). Groups of 10 or more will receive discounts for select performances by calling 215-790-5883. Performances include: Saturday, Nov. 5 at 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm; Sunday, Nov. 6 at 11 am, 2:00 pm and 5:30 pm. World renowned bubble artist Fan Yang brings a brilliant and unique theatrical experience to audiences of all ages, and transforms beautiful bubbles into a thrilling interactive theatre experience. This brilliant and unique theatrical experience will delight audiences of all ages, transforming a multitude of beautiful bubbles into a thrilling, interactive, multi-million dollar spectacular. Audiences and critics will be wowed by bouncing bubbles, floating bubbles, misty, tiny and massive bubbles as they experience the world's first live "snow globe" when millions of tiny bubbles fill the stage. Fan Yang's extraordinary bubble masterpieces illuminated by his spellbinding laser magic will dazzle theatre-goers aged 2 to102. Internationally acclaimed, Fan Yang has set an astounding 17 Guinness World Records and has been seen on Regis & Kelly, Ellen, and Oprah who proclaimed: "Fan Yang is amazing. He will blow you away!" David Letterman calls him "The greatest bubble artist in the world!""We are excited to bring the extraordinary talent of Fan Yang to audiences across the country," said producer Jon B. Platt. "Fan's talent is unmatched and his beautiful and brilliant creations for all audiences are unlike anything that has ever been seen before. The future of live entertainment is here, and it's Fan Yang!"Gazillion Bubble Show was conceived by its star and international phenomenon, Fan Yang. Over the past two decades he has sold out performances and earned critical and audience acclaim in Germany, France, Spain, Vietnam, Singapore and many other countries around the globe. Fan's ingenious creations and dedication to the pursuit of his craft have brought to life an utterly unique art form. Fan Yang currently holds 17 Guinness World Records; most recently for having put 151 people inside a single bubble. His performances have been broadcast worldwide on television, including "Oprah,' "Ellen," "Late Night with David Letterman," "The View," and many more. For more info on Gazillion Bubble Show, go to www.gazillionbubbleshow.com.
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Born in Vietnam, raised in Yugoslavia with his home now in Toronto, Fan Yang is a world renowned bubble scientist, artist and performer. Over the past two decades, Fan has explored the fascinating, unknown world of bubbles, combining art with science. Fan's ingenious creations and dedication to the pursuit of his craft have brought to life an utterly unique form of entertainment. He has earned international acclaim and is currently holding 17 Guinness World Records, most recently having put 108 people inside one bubble.
Fan's spectacular shows have been featured at the National Museum of Science and Technology (Ottawa, Canada), Pacific Science Center (Seattle, WA), Singapore Science Center, Ontario Science Center (Toronto, ONT), and the Discovery Science Center (Santa Ana, CA). His performances have been broadcast worldwide on television, including "Oprah,' "Ellen," "Late Night with David Letterman," "The View," and many more. The Broadway Season is presented by The Kimmel Center and The Shubert Organization with productions at the Academy of Music, Forrest Theatre and Merriam Theater. Subscription packages for the new Broadway Season are still available by calling 215-893-1955 or online at kimmelcenter.org/broadway1112. In addition to GAZILLION BUBBLE SHOW, the new Broadway Season includes; ROCK OF AGES (Oct. 18 - 23) at the Merriam Theater; BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL (Nov. 16 - 27, 2011); HAIR (Jan. 3 - 8); MEMPHIS (Jan. 17 - 22, 2012); FELA! (Mar. 20 - 25, 2012) and WEST SIDE STORY (Mar. 27 - Apr. 8, 2012), all at the Academy of Music. The new season will also welcome the return of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award Winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS (Dec. 6, 2011- Jan. 14, 2012) at the Forrest Theatre. Additional shows will include: THE WIZARD OF OZ (Dec. 27 & 28), both at the Merriam Theater; RAIN - A Tribute To The Beatles (Jan. 31 - Feb. 5) and the premiere of a spectacular new production of Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (June 5 - 10, 2012), both at the Academy of Music.