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‘Bluey’, the children’s animation phenomenon, is adapted to the theater in Spain | Culture

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The children’s animated series Bluey, which has been breaking audience records in America and Europe, will be adapted to the theater with the show The Bluey Show. The work is a Spanish version of the extensive tour Bluey’s Big Play The Stage Show which covered a dozen cities in the United States and the United Kingdom. In Hispanic territory it will be presented from September to October of this year in 11 cities: Murcia, Bilbao, Barcelona, ​​Gijón, Granada, Seville, Mallorca, Madrid, Vigo, Valencia and Zaragoza.

Bluey is an Australian series for preschoolers that has been broadcast since 2018, with 141 televised episodes over three seasons. It is “the best children’s show of our times,” according to Vulture magazine’s review. The protagonist is a six-year-old blue dog, Blue Heeler, who lives with her parents and her four-year-old sister Bingo. In her daily family life she finds daily challenges that at the same time educate the children. In Australia it is the number one children’s program on free-to-air television and last year it became the most watched series in the history of the ABC iview platform.

BBC Studios reached a global broadcast agreement with Disney in 2019 to premiere the series in all territories outside Australia and has since reached more than 60 countries. In the United States it is the children’s production that is most seen among children from 2 to 6 years old; while in the United Kingdom, it was the most watched program in January 2022 on the specialized channel CBeebies. She also owns the ratings in children’s programs in Albania, Bulgaria and Croatia. In Spain it is broadcast on Disney+. It won an International Emmy in 2020 for best preschool series.

The theatrical adaptation, produced by Ludo Studio, tells an original story by series creator Joe Brumm; In addition, it has a new composition by musician Joff Bush. The characters take the form of puppets on a stage with various decorations. Tickets – 150,000 will be on sale – can be purchased from 12:00 on Friday the 8th on the planetevents.es platform.

“After seeing the incredible reaction the show received during its run in Australia, the United States and other countries, we are thrilled to bring this outstanding live theater show to Spanish audiences,” said director Rosemary Myers of Windmill Theater Co. “ We know how much love is out there for Bluey “And we are delighted and honored to bring these brilliant characters into the three-dimensional world and share this special experience with fans across Spain.”

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