BLUEY’S BIG PLAY is coming to the North Charleston Performing Arts Center, April 26-27

Catch the sticky geckos, break out the duck cakes and alert the grandmas! It’s time to meet the much-loved Heeler family, who will be coming to the NORTH CHARLESTON PERFORMING ARTS CENTER on APRIL 26-27, 2023 with Bluey’s live show, Bluey’s Big Play The Stage Show! The Emmy-winning preschool animated series, which airs on Disney Junior, Disney Channel and Disney+, will “take the show on the road” at NORTH CHARLESTON PAC with two shows:

Wednesday, April 26 at 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 27 at 6:00 p.m.

Tickets will go on sale for both performances Friday, October 21 at 10:00 a.m. online at Ticketmaster.com or in person at the North Charleston Coliseum Advance Ticket Office.

Fans of all ages will be able to see Bluey, Bingo, Bandit and Chilli like they’ve never seen them before, as the Heelers embark on their first-ever live theatrical show in the United States with puppets, live actors and iconic decors. Based on an original new story written by Bluey creator Joe Brumm, Bluey’s Big Play The Stage Show also features new music by Bluey composer Joff Bush.

“Having seen the incredible response the show received while touring Australia, we are thrilled to bring this exceptional live theater performance to American audiences,” said director Rosemary Myers of Windmill Theater Co. “We know how beloved Bluey is, and are thrilled and honored to bring these brilliant characters into the three-dimensional world and share this special experience with fans across America.”

Bluey’s Big Play The Stage Show is presented by BBC Studios and Andrew Kay in association with Windmill Theater Co. The stage show has been very successful in the Australian domestic market, where it premiered in Bluey’s hometown of Brisbane, and went on to perform 447 times at 65 venues, including the Sydney Opera House.

The series follows Bluey, a six-year-old Blue Heeler dog who loves to play and turn everyday family life into extraordinary adventures that unfold in unpredictable and hilarious ways, bringing his family, friends and community into his world of fun.

Bluey has captured the hearts of children and parents around the world since its launch in Australia in October 2018 and has quickly become a global hit.

In Australia, Bluey is the number one children’s show on television and the most watched series on ABC iview. In June 2019, BBC Studios secured a worldwide broadcast deal with Disney to premiere Bluey in all territories outside of Australia, New Zealand and Greater China; it is now broadcast in more than 60 countries. In the United States on Disney Junior, as of March 2021, the show is the #1 most-watched TV series with kids ages 2-6. In the UK, Bluey was the most-watched show on CBeebies in January 2022 and is also available on Disney+.

Bluey has also won several awards, such as the International Emmy Kids Award in the prestigious Preschool category in 2020 and won the AACTA Award for Best Children’s Program for three consecutive years (2019-21). Bluey recently won four Kidscreen Awards in February 2021.

Bluey is produced by multi-Emmy award-winning Ludo Studio for ABC Kids Australia, co-commissioned by ABC Children’s and BBC Studios, and distributed internationally by BBC Studios outside Australia.