Dad of Divas' Reviews: Gazillion Bubble Show Tour Announcement

Saturday, August 20, 2011

Gazillion Bubble Show Tour Announcement

Five-time Tony Award®-winning producer, Jon B. Platt (WickedThe Book of Mormon), announces the first ever North American tour of Gazillion Bubble Show, starring its creator and international sensation Fan Yang.  This world renowned, 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.  Absolutely nothing compares to the feeling of standing inside a Fan Yang giant bubble creation.   Fan Yang’s extraordinary bubble masterpieces illuminated by his spellbinding laser magic will dazzle theatre-goers aged 2 to102.
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“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 108 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.

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Gazillion Bubble Show 2011 Tour Dates will include the following:
(Additional 2011 and 2012 dates will be announced this fall)

Sept. 30-Oct 2                    Providence, RI                   Providence Performing Arts Center
Oct. 5                                    Orono, ME                          Collins Center for the Arts
Oct. 6                                    Portland, ME                      Merrill Auditorium
Oct. 7 - 8                              Schenectady, NY              Proctor’s Theatre
Oct. 9                                    Hartford, CT                       Bushnell Performing Arts Center
Oct. 14-16                            Detroit, MI                          Fisher Theatre
Oct. 21-22                            Hershey, PA                       Hershey Theatre
Nov. 5-6                               Philadelphia, PA               Merriam Theatre
Nov. 18-19                          Spartanburg, SC                                Memorial Auditorium
Nov. 20                                 Morganton, NC                 Municipal Auditorium
Dec. 3-4                                Tampa, FL                            Morsani Hall
Dec. 7-11                             Boston, MA                        Wang Theatre
Dec. 28-31                           Toronto, ONT                    Canon Theatre 
Jan. 17, 2012                       Macon, GA                         Grand Opera House
Jan. 21, 2012                       Toledo, OH                         Stranahan Theatre
Jan. 29, 2012                       Merrillville, IN                    Star Plaza Theatre
Feb. 3-4, 2012                    Denver, CO                         Buell Theatre
Feb. 10-12, 2012               Seattle, WA                        Moore Theatre
Feb. 29, 2012                      Thousand Oaks, CA         Fred Kavli Theatre
March 2-3, 2012                Mesa, AZ                             Mesa Arts Center
April 1, 2012                        Charlotte, NC                     Belk Theatre

Producer Jon B. Platt is the winner of 5 Tony Awards® for Angels in AmericaMillennium Approaches, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, PerestroikaCopenhagen, God of Carnage, and most recently The Book Of Mormon, winner of nine 2011 Tony Awards® including Best New Musical, which The New York Times called “The Best Musical of the Decade!”  He has earned fourteen Tony Award® nominations including Wicked, Damn YankeesPeter PanHello, Dolly!The Diary of Anne FrankMan of La Mancha, Will Ferrell’s You’re Welcome America and A View From The Bridge (Scarlett Johansson, Liev Schreiber).  Mr. Platt’s achievements have also been acknowledged by twelve New York Drama Desk Awards.  His national productions include The Sound of Music, Hair, Sunset Boulevard, Jesus Christ Superstar, Fiddler on the Roof, A Chorus Line and Blue Man Group “Tubes,” now in its 15th year in Boston.  Mr. Platt’s recent Broadway credits include:  Cyrano de Bergerac (Jennifer Garner, Kevin Kline), Exit the King (Best Actor Tony Award® - Geoffrey Rush), Tony Award® Winner Best Play God of Carnage (James Gandolfini, Tony Award® Best Actress Marcia Gay Harden, Jeff Daniels, Hope Davis), Jerusalem (Tony Award® Best Actor - Mark Rylance), and The Mother with a Hat (Chris Rock).  Mr. Platt is currently represented by 7 productions ofWicked worldwideand the London production of Driving Miss Daisy (James Earl Jones, Vanessa Redgrave).  This coming season, he will present, in association with Manhattan Theatre Club the acclaimed Venus in Fur, written by David Ives and directed by Walter Bobbie.

Gazillion Bubble Show is director by Sam Scalamoni. Mr. Scalamoni was Associate Director of Disney’sBeauty and the Beast on Broadway and supervised the US national tour, the UK international tour and companies in Sao Paulo, Brazil and Seoul, Korea.  Most recently, Mr. Scalamoni directed Storytime Live! for Nickelodeon and Broadway Across America, Broadway in the Berkshires for Shakespeare and Company and a concert staging of The Pirates of Penzance for Skyline Theatre Company.   He is also the Co-Book writer of his newest project in development, Get Happy!, based on the MGM Judy Garland Gene Kelly film Summer Stock.

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