The legacy of the beloved “Mister Rogers” lives on with the hit television series, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, from The Fred Rogers Company and airs daily on PBS KIDS. Now, Daniel and all of his friends are hopping aboard Trolley to delight live audiences with Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live! coming to Rudder Auditorium on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 1pm. Tickets are $30 and $45 and are on sale now at the MSC Box Office (979) 845-1234 and online at www.MSCOPAS.org.
Donning his iconic red sweater, Daniel invites the audience on an interactive musical adventure as he and his friends explore the vibrant world of their much-loved Neighborhood of Make-Believe, sharing stories of friendship, helping others, and celebrating new experiences. This live theatrical production filled with singing, dancing, laughter and “grr-ific” surprises will warm the hearts of multiple generations.
OPAS Executive Director Anne Black states, “I am so excited to kick-off our ‘family fun’ season of programs with this performance. Audiences can expect a big show – perfect for our Brazos Valley families with little ones. It will fill the Auditorium with fun song and dance. Look for my grandsons and me in the audience. Like me, they can’t wait!”
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood tells its engaging stories about the life of a preschooler using musical strategies grounded in Fred Rogers’ landmark social-emotional curriculum. Through imagination, creativity, and music, Daniel and his friends learn the key social skills necessary for school and for life.
In February 2015, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood was the No. 2 program across all TV networks for Kids 2-5 and with moms of young children. In addition, it continues to be one of the highest-streamed shows, averaging more than 40 million streams per month. One million Daniel Tiger books have been published to date, and downloads of the apps, music, and episodes continue to rank high on iTunes.
The animated TV series has garnered a host of prestigious awards, and most recently was nominated for a 2015 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Preschool Animated Program. This recognition follows a string of additional honors, including a 2015 Parents’ Choice Gold Award and 2014 Prix Jeunesse International Selection as well as the 2013 Kidscreen Award for Best Animated Series in the Preschool Category, and 2013 Cynopsis: Kids! Imagination Award for Preschool Series.
PBS KIDS Website: www.pbskids.org/daniel/
The Fred Rogers Company Website: www.fredrogers.org