Pinkalicious: the Musical Extends This Summer
Apr 5, 2012
Broadway In Chicago announced that Emerald City Theatre's 2010 hit PINKALICIOUS: THE MUSICAL extends this summer by popular demand through Aug. 5, 2012 at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut St). Individual tickets are on sale now.
In celebration of Mother's Day, patrons will be able to treat their mother to see PINKALICIOUS: THE MUSICAL for free with the purchase of one ticket during Mother's Day weekend performances, May 12 -13, 2012. On Mother's Day, say 'Pink is Love' three different ways: indulge in chocolate treats prior to the performance, take special a special moment with the Pinkertons during the show to celebrate Mom, and receive a special Mother's Day gift after the show.
Chris Jones with the Chicago Tribune exclaims, "...Ernie Nolan's well-paced production is sassy and on target." Hedy Weiss with the Chicago Sun-Times says, "Gregor's score is a zestful pastiche that ranges from jazzy blues and quasi-operatic numbers to half-time pom-pom-shaking cheers. And Ernie Nolan's lively direction and choreography...make the most of it." Phil Potempa with the Northwest Indiana Times raves, ""...this storybook-brought-to-life adventure combines just the right amount of music and comedy with themes that audiences of every age can learn from."
When Pinkalicious Pinkerton eats one too many pink cupcakes, she catches a serious case of "Pinkititis" and turns pink from head to toe! Will her broccoli-eating brother be able to help cure her before it's too late? Find out in the colorful musical adventure, remounted from Emerald City Theatre's sold out production at their Chicago home at The Apollo Theater. This heartwarming musical's Gateway Theme of healthy eating is sure to strike a chord among parents and picky eaters alike. Emerald City's Gateway Themes are a topic of conversation adults can have with their early-learner. Education and Artistic staff create materials in the playbill to provide support for adults. All performances will include an age appropriate pre-show activity in the lobby and an autograph session with the cast after the performance.
PINKALICIOUS: THE MUSICAL is a Midwest premiere directed and choreographed by Ernie Nolan, with a book by Elizabeth Kann and Victoria Kann and music and lyrics by John Gregor. Elizabeth Kann and Victoria Kann are co-authors of the New York Times best-selling children's picture books Pinkalicious (HarperCollins, 2006), Purplicious (HarperCollins, 2007), Goldicious (HarperCollins, 2009) and Silverlicious (HarperCollins, 2011) also illustrated by Victoria Kann. Elizabeth and Victoria are sisters who grew up in Brooklyn, New York. Victoria's award-winning artwork has graced the covers and pages of many magazines, newspapers and books. Elizabeth's writing has appeared in a variety of newspaper and print publications.
Individual tickets for PINKALICIOUS: THE MUSICAL are on sale now and range in price from $16-$22. Exclusive Mother's Day Ticket Discount: 2 tickets for the price of one! Use code MOTHER When Ordering. *Valid on May 12-13 2012 performances. Not valid with any other offer or on previously purchased tickets. Subject to availability. Normal ticketing fees apply. Other restrictions may apply.
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