Pinkfong and Round Room Live are proud to announce that Baby Shark Live! the fully immersive concert experience, will continue to splash across North America beginning in June 2021. The hit show featuring Pinkfong Baby Shark will tour to selected markets including Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, on Saturday, June 26 at 2 pm. For a complete list of tour dates, fans can visit www.BabySharkLive.com.
“We’re thrilled to bring Baby Shark Live! back to stages across the country,” says Stephen Shaw, tour producer and co-president of Round Room Live. “While we plan to continue offering memorable experiences for the entire family, our priority will always be to plan for the health and comfort of our audiences by working with venue and health officials in every city.”
The inaugural tour of Baby Shark Live! launched in the Fall of 2019 in Spartanburg, South Carolina, and played to excited families nationwide. The smash-hit sold-out show visited over 30 cities including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago and Boston and was a favorite of both celebrities and influencers including actor Jason Biggs, ABC journalist Sarah Haines, The Hanson Brothers, Meghan King Edmonds (Bravo), Michelle Beisner-Buck (ESPN), and more. You can read more about the show in the New York Times.
The live show is based on Pinkfong’s viral earworm and global dance phenomenon, Baby Shark. Fans of all ages will delight as Baby Shark joins up with his friend Pinkfong to take an adventure into the sea, singing and dancing through new and classic songs including Five Little Monkeys, Wheels on the Bus, Jungle Boogie, Monkey Banana and of course, Baby Shark!
Baby Shark, Pinkfong’s global hit song about a family of sharks, has climbed the charts and connected with fans around the globe. After entering the Billboard Hot 100 at #32, the song has had a 17-week streak in the Top 50 and became the only RIAA Diamond certified children’s single. The song became an anthem for the Washington Nationals during the 2019 season and persisted through their World Series win. The Baby Shark Dance video has over 8.1 billion views, making it the most viewed video in the history of YouTube. Nickelodeon is now airing Baby Shark’s Big Show! a preschool television series starring the mega-popular Pinkfong Baby Shark.
To prevent the spread of COVID-19, Baby Shark Live! tour producers and venue management teams have worked diligently to plan for the health and comfort of all audience members, touring personnel, and venue staff.
The performance will be presented at 50% capacity. In addition to frequent multi-layer sanitization of the venue, new XONAR technology has been installed that uses thermal imaging sensors to detect elevated body temperature. Appropriate face coverings will be required inside the facility, contact is being minimized and hand sanitizer stations are readily available. For more information, including social safety guidelines, please visit www.rutheckerdhall.com/facility-safety-protocols. For full U.S. government-regulated safety guidelines, please visit cdc.gov/covid19.
Tickets priced at $63.25, $53.25 and $43.25 are available by visiting www.RuthEckerdHall.com. Tickets may also be purchased by calling The Raymond James Central Ticket Office at Ruth Eckerd Hall at 727.791.7400, Tuesday through Saturday noon to 4 p.m. The Raymond James Central Ticket Office will open one hour prior to show time.
Pinkfong is a global entertainment brand that creates award-winning content for families around the world. Pinkfong has over 5,000 songs and stories within its vast library of children’s content, which can be accessed on the App Store and Google Play, as well as on YouTube and Amazon Video. Pinkfong’s accolades include the Amazon Video Direct Star, YouTube’s Diamond Play Button and Google Play’s Best Family App of 2014-2017.
About Round Room Live, an Entertainment One company:
Round Room Live is a producer and promoter of live entertainment, that specializes in transforming both new and iconic intellectual property into engaging and thrilling live events. Round Room creates unique live experiences tailored to the distinct character of each property and produces the highest quality productions for audiences around the world.
Their current roster of touring theatrical shows includes: Baby Shark Live! Blippi The Musical, Peppa Pig Live, and PJ Masks Live! Save the Day. In addition to Jurassic World: The Exhibition, Round Room’s Immersive and Entertainment Experiences division is currently touring Mandela: The Official Exhibition and The Infinite: Living Among the Stars. Following the global success of PJ Masks Live, Entertainment One acquired a majority position in Round Room Live in 2018. Entertainment One is now a division of Hasbro.
For a different type of Shark story check out the Silver Shark program by the Clearwater Threshers here. Or check out Watch a bite of SharkCon here.