Anthony, Greg, Murray and Jeff Invite YOU To Join Them One Last Time For…
THE WIGGLES! CELEBRATION TOUR!
AT RICOH COLISEUM IN TORONTO ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5TH AT 6:30 PM AND SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6TH AT 10:30 AM & 2:00 PM
The 2012 Fall Tour Will Be The Last Chance For Fans To See The Original Fab Four Perform Live On Stage!
TICKETS FOR THE WIGGLES! CELEBRATION TOUR IN TORONTO GO ON SALE BEGINNING MONDAY, AUGUST 13TH
(Toronto, ON) – The Wiggles, the world’s most famous children’s entertainment group, recently announced that 2012 will be the final year of their original lineup. After 21 years of entertaining and educating children around the globe, Red Wiggle Murray Cook, Yellow Wiggle Greg Page and Purple Wiggle Jeff Fatt have decided to hang up their trademark colored jerseys. This year’s fall tour will be the last opportunity for families in Toronto to see the Original Fab Four from Down Under perform together. Come Celebrate with Anthony, Greg, Murray, and Jeff at Ricoh Coliseum on Friday, October 5th for a show at 6:30PM, and Saturday, October 6th for two shows at 10:30 AM & 2:00 PM
The Celebration Tour, which corresponds with the release of their new DVD and CD, "The Wiggles Big Birthday," will honor over two decades of Wiggly singing, dancing, and performances for children and their parents. Beginning in 2013, The Wiggles will launch a new lineup that will usher in an exciting new era for future generations of children to continue to delight in the Wiggles unique brand of music, fun and learning. The group’s founder, Blue Wiggle Anthony Field, will be joined on stage by Lachlan Gillespie, Simon Pryce, and the first-ever female Wiggle, Emma Watkins, who have been handpicked by the group to become the Purple, Red and Yellow Wiggles.
Tickets for Toronto go on sale to the general public on Monday, August 13th at 10:00 AM and are available through all Ticketmaster locations (www.ticketmaster.ca) or by calling (855) 985-5000 and the venue box office. Prices range from $25.00 - $85.00 (additional facility fees, service charges and $.50 donation to UNICEF may apply). $85.00 tickets in the Wiggles VIP section are limited, and will include the best seats in the house, an exclusive gift, an activity sheet and your last chance to dance along with The Original Wiggles themselves!
Come and wiggle in the aisles for The Celebration Tour! Audience participation features include:
• Start the fun at home by creating a giant wiggly sign.
• Having fun with your favorite wiggly pal as they sing and dance through the audience.
• Dress up as your favorite character.
• Yelling "Wake up, Jeff!" whenever the loveable Purple Wiggle falls asleep onstage.
Children can have even more wiggly fun while they wait for the show by visiting www.WiggleTime.com, The Wiggles’ very own virtual world created specifically for preschoolers and their parents. Parents can monitor their child’s progress and have access to premium promotional offers, contests, merchandise discounts and presale Wiggles tickets! You can also follow the gang on Twitter via Twitter.com/ItsWiggleTime or become a fan of the group’s official Facebook page Facebook.com/TheWiggles.
The Wiggles are proud to announce that their Canadian charity partner for October 2012 is UNICEF, the world’s leading child-focused humanitarian and development agency, receiving 50 cents from every ticket sold. The Wiggles have a long history with UNICEF including being named Goodwill Ambassadors in 2008, donating a special "handwashing" song to UNICEF in honour of Global Handwashing Day, (annually October 15), and the production of their book Travelling the World for UNICEF, available at www.TheWiggles.com, and of which a portion of proceeds is donated to UNICEF. To support UNICEF Canada, please visit unicef.ca.
About The Wiggles
The Wiggles, the world’s #1 preschool entertainers, performed over 350 shows to more than 1.5 million fans since 2005 in the United States alone. The Wiggles perform over 200 shows annually across four continents. The Wiggles are seen on TV in over 120 countries worldwide. Fans can catch The Wiggles on television exclusively in the U.S. on 24-hour preschool network Sprout as hosts of Sprout’s Wiggly Waffle, which airs every weekday morning from 6:00 – 9:00 a.m. ET. Beginning July 7, 2012, fans can also watch The Wiggles on NBC’s new Saturday morning preschool block, NBC Kids. The Wiggles have sold more than 23 million DVDs and videos, 7 million CDs and 8 million books in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. You can also follow the gang on Twitter via Twitter.com/ItsWiggleTime or become a fan of their official Facebook page Facebook.com/TheWiggles.
UNICEF has saved more children’s lives than any other humanitarian organization. We work tirelessly to help children and their families, doing whatever it takes to ensure children survive. We provide children with healthcare and immunization, clean water, nutrition and food security, education, emergency relief, and more. UNICEF is supported entirely by voluntary donations and helps children, regardless of race, religion or politics. As part of the UN, we are active in over 190 countries – more than any other organization. Our determination and our reach are unparalleled. Because nowhere is too far to go to help a child survive.