Friday, May 21, 2010




JACKSONVILLE, FL - Fresh off a triumphant sold-out tour debut, a headlining performance at The White House, a critically-acclaimed, chart-topping album, and an appearance at Coachella that garnered rave reviews from spectators and media alike, DJ Lance Rock and the cast of YO GABBA GABBA! are heading back on the road with YO GABBA GABBA! LIVE!: THERE’S A PARTY IN MY CITY! to play to enthusiastic fans in Jacksonville. Today’s hottest live show for families will be at the Times Union Center’s Moran Theater on Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 10:00AM & 7:00PM for two performances only. YO GABBA GABBA! LIVE!: THERE’S A PARTY IN MY CITY! is produced by S2BN Entertainment in association with Wildbrain Entertainment and The Magic Store and presented by The Artist Series.

Champions on the stage and in the community, the Gabba Gang will partner with Habitat for Humanity to further their homebuilding efforts in Jacksonville. In addition, $1 from every ticket sold for YO GABBA GABBA! LIVE!: THERE’S A PARTY IN MY CITY! in Jacksonville will be donated to the local Habitat for Humanity affiliate, HabiJax.

The public on-sale through The Artist Series will begin on Friday, June 4, 2010. A special GabbaTix pre-sale offer for members of the Gabba community will begin on Wednesday, May 26 at 10 a.m. VIP packages with premium tickets and meet and greets will also be available. For complete tour, ticket information and VIP packages, visit or Children under one year of age will be admitted free to sit on a parent’s lap.

Jacksonville, FL @ Times Union Center’s Moran Theater
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 10:00AM & 7:00PM

The state-of-the-art production features music, singing, dancing and animation. The show is an interactive experience that offers audience members of all ages the opportunity to witness their favorite characters come to life. Joining the characters on stage will be hip-hop legend Biz Markie to teach kids how to beat box with “Biz’s Beat of the Day”. Special guests will join the party on stage for the Super Music Friends Show and Dancey Dance segments.

Released in October, 2009, YO GABBA GABBA!: MUSIC IS AWESOME Volume 1 topped kids and overall music charts at iTunes (#1 kids album), Amazon (top 5 kids album) and Target sales, which reached more than 40,000 copies in only 6 months since its release. YO GABBA GABBA!: MUSIC IS AWESOME was picked as one of 2009’s top holiday gifts for toddlers by both PARENTS magazine and the popular Mom web destination YO GABBA GABBA!: MUSIC IS AWESOME Volume 2 will be released on iTunes and will hit shelves nationwide this September.

About Yo Gabba Gabba!
Yo Gabba Gabba! premiered in the U.S. on Nickelodeon in August, 2007 and currently ranks as one of the most popular children series on television. Yo Gabba Gabba!, was voted as one of the best new shows on television by TIME magazine, won a BAFTA Award in 2008, was awarded the “Outstanding Achievement in Children’s Television” Award by the Television Critics Association, and is a two-time Emmy nominee. The series airs three times a day, seven days a week on Nick Jr. and in several major international territories, including Australia, Canada, Israel, Latin America, New Zealand, South Africa and the U.K.

Yo Gabba Gabba! infuses retro-style and beat-driven music to teach simple life lessons through music. The series stars DJ Lance Rock (Lance Robertson) and a cast of colorful characters, including: Brobee, the little green one, Foofa, the pink flower bubble, Muno, the red Cyclops, Toodee, the blue cat-dragon and Plex, the yellow robot. Today’s most popular names in movies, television, music and sports flock to guest star in the groundbreaking show, including Jack Black, Rachel Dratch, Melora Hardin, Tony Hawk, Biz Markie, Jack McBrayer, MGMT, Mark Mothersbaugh, The Roots, Andy Samberg, Amy Sedaris, The Shins, Amare Stoudemire, The Ting Tings, Jimmy Eat World and Elijah Wood, among others. Yo Gabba Gabba! toys, apparel and other merchandise are sold in stores nationwide in the U.S. and have skyrocketed in popularity. Yo Gabba Gabba! is recommended as a trusted program for preschoolers by The Smart Television Alliance, a non-profit organization comprised of leading non-profit children’s media organizations including Common Sense Media, Parents’ Choice Foundation, Parents Television Council and Coalition for Quality children’s Media: KIDS FIRST!. Visit

W!ldbrain is an award-winning entertainment company and one of the world’s foremost producers of animation. The studio develops and produces television, motion pictures, short-form programming, commercial content and licensed merchandise. W!ldbrain has produced an exceptional slate of programming, including the critically acclaimed television series Yo Gabba Gabba! (Nick Jr.) and the live touring show Yo Gabba Gabba!: There’s A Party in My City!; The Ricky Gervais Show (HBO) and the hit Disney series, Higglytown Heroes. Some upcoming television and short-form projects include Bubble Guppies, an animated series for Nick Jr., The Hard Times of RJ Berger, an animated series for MTV and Team Smithereen, the short-form stunt puppet show from Dan Clark. W!ldbrain and its creative team have won top industry awards. In film, the studio won an Annie for its computer graphics short film, Hubert’s Brain. W!ldbrain has received Clios, Addys, BDA Awards and Annies for their commercial work, reinvigorating classic brands for leading companies including The Coca-Cola Company, Honda, Kraft and Nike and has gained national attention for their animation work on behalf of Esurance, Ubisoft and Virgin America. W!ldbrain’s sister company, Kidrobot, creates limited edition toys, clothing, artwork and books, with stores in New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Miami. W!ldbrain is based in Los Angeles, CA.

YO GABBA GABBA! LIVE!: THERE’S A PARTY IN MY CITY! will be performed at the TIMES UNION CENTER’S MORAN THEATER Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 10:00AM & 7:00PM for two performances only. Tickets range in price from $26.00 to $36.00. Inquire within regarding VIP Pricing or Group Discounts.

To order by phone with Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover call
The Artist Series Box Office at
(904) 632-3373
(toll-free outside of Jacksonville 1-888-860-BWAY)

KICK UP YOUR HEELS For The 2010-2011 Broadway in Jacksonville Season

At the Times Union Center for the Performing Arts

JACKSONVILLE - The Artist Series announces its INCREDIBLE 2010-2011 Broadway Across America – Jacksonville/The Artist Series’ Broadway Season. Experience the best Broadway has to offer this 2010-2011 season with such extraordinary productions as the RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, LEGALLY BLONDE, CIRQUE DREAMS ILLUMINATION, SHREK THE MUSICAL, and our subscriber special CATS!

December 2–12, 2010

Fill your heart with Christmas as the world-famous Radio City Rockettes® bring their eye-high kicks and a cast and crew of over 100 to town in the breathtaking RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR®! Every performance of the SPECTACULAR is a glittering present full of fun and surprises for the whole family! Parents enjoy the flawless precision of the Rockettes in numbers such as the legendary “Parade of the Wooden Soldiers.” Children thrill as Santa takes them on a magical ride to his workshop at the North Pole, where playful rag dolls come to life! And everyone marvels at the stunning reenactment of the very first Christmas in the “Living Nativity.” The New York Times says, “BRILLIANT! It lifts the spirit and spreads warmth, joy and good will!”

January 11-16, 2011

It's here, and it's "AN ELLE OF A SHOW" (TIME Magazine). The hilarious MGM film is Broadway's new smash hit musical, and now LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL is coming to you. Legally Blonde follows sorority star Elle Woods, an underestimated blonde who doesn't take "no" for an answer. When her boyfriend dumps her for someone more "serious," Elle puts down the credit card, hits the books, and sets out to go where no Delta Nu has gone before: Harvard Law. Along the way, Elle proves that being true to yourself never goes out of style. After turning Broadway and MTV hot pink, this “Feel-Good Song and Dance Juggernaut” (New York Magazine) is “The Best New Musical Around!” (WOR).

February 15-20, 2011

Climb aboard the all new CIRQUE DREAMS ILLUMINATION journey, from the creators of Broadway’s groundbreaking hit and only show of its kind to ever perform on Broadway, Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy. CIRQUE DREAMS ILLUMINATION blends world renowned imagination, critically acclaimed theatrical innovation and breathtaking presentation into a story that illuminates a city of everyday people, workers and pedestrians into feats of disbelief. Marvel as 27 world-class artists illuminate objects, balance on wires, leap structures and redefine flight with entertaining variety, comedy and extraordinary occurrences that reinvent everyday life. Urban acrobatics, dazzling choreography and brilliant illusions are ignited by special effects performed to a stylish original score of jazz, salsa, ballroom, pop and trendy beats from the streets.

May 10-15, 2011

SHREK THE MUSICAL, based on the Oscar®-winning DreamWorks film that started it all, brings the hilarious story of everyone’s favorite ogre to life on stage. In a faraway kingdom turned upside down, things get ugly when an unseemly ogre – not a handsome prince – shows up to rescue a feisty princess. Throw in a donkey who won’t shut up, a villain with a SHORT temper, a cookie with an attitude and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you’ve got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Luckily, there’s one on hand… and his name is Shrek. Featuring a terrific score of 19 all-new songs, big laughs, great dancing and breathtaking scenery, WWOR-TV proclaims SHREK THE MUSICAL, “FAR, FAR AND AWAY THE FUNNIEST NEW MUSICAL ON BROADWAY!” SHREK THE MUSICAL is part romance, part twisted fairy tale and all irreverent fun for everyone!

June 17-19, 2011

There's no better way to introduce your family to the wonders of live theater than with the magic, the mystery, the memory of CATS. What began as a musical about cats after Andrew Lloyd Webber picked up a book of poems in an airport bookshop has become one of the longest running shows in Broadway's history. Winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical, CATS features 20 of Andrew Lloyd Webber's timeless melodies, including the hit song, "Memory.

Tickets to the 2010-2011 Artist Series season are on sale now with prices ranging from $93.33 to $248.75. Season ticket prices vary depending on the show time, day of the week and seating location. A renewal order form has been mailed to current Artists Series subscribers allowing them to confirm or upgrade their seat locations. Subscriber benefits include: premium seat locations, no waiting in line or on the phone for tickets, exclusive exchange privileges, priority ticket purchases, discounts to other Artist Series events and lost ticket insurance.

VIP Seating is available to contributors to the Artist Series at five levels Angel, Producer, Benefactor, Patron and Donor. Call the Artist Series for information and additional benefits available through the VIP Theater Club.

New subscriptions may be ordered over the phone by calling 632-3373 or 1-888-860-BWAY Monday through Friday, 10:00am to 5:00pm; by fax at 1-800-535-2929.

Tickets to individual shows in the 2010-2011 season are not available for purchase at this time. Season ticket holders have the unique opportunity to purchase additional tickets before they go on sale to the public. Broadway subscribers will also have the opportunity to purchase other Artist Series events including dance, opera, off-Broadway, concerts and family Entertainment at the “Test Drive Your Seats Event.” For more information on the 2010-2011 season please visit Reservations for groups of ten or more for individual shows can be made at this time by calling (904) 632-3228.

Performances are Tuesday through Thursday at 7:30PM, Friday and Saturday evening at 8:00PM, Saturday afternoon at 2:00PM, and Sunday at 1:30 PM and 7:00 PM. Radio City Christmas Spectacular Sunday Subscriber Performances are at 2:00PM and 8:00PM. (All times are subject to change). American Sign Language interpreted performance for the deaf are available for one pre-determined Sunday evening of each presentation. Please call the Box Office for more information.

The Artist Series is recognized by the State of Florida as a Major Sponsor/Presenter Cultural Institution and receives funding from the State of Florida, through the Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Arts Council.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Galactic Enounter Day at the Orange County Regional History Center

Orange County Regional History Center
65 E. Central Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32801