Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Fun Freetime: Wild Kratts 2.0 - Activate Creature Power!

It’s going to be WILD! Young fans and their families nationwide are in store for even more adventure on the creature trail when the world-famous Kratt Brothers hit the road with an all-new stage adventure! Wild Kratts® LIVE 2.0 – Activate Creature Power®!, the theatrical production starring Martin and Chris Kratt, based on the Emmy-nominated hit PBS KIDS series, will bring audiences along on a “wild” ride with a dynamic mix of live-action and animation. The stage show will begin roaring into venues across the country this September. Tickets are now available, and a list of 2018 tour dates, ticket links, and more information can be found at Additional dates and cities for 2019 will be announced soon.

“We are so excited to introduce our new live stage show and meet our fellow ‘creature adventurers’ in cities across the U.S. this fall,” said Chris Kratt, creator, producer and co-star of the Wild Kratts series and co-founder of The Kratt Brothers Company. “Wild Kratts LIVE 2.0 is perfect for explorers of all ages. It features all the excitement and interactive elements that Wild Kratts fans love, plus awesome new Kratt Brothers twists and turns to keep them on the edge of their seats.”

In Wild Kratts LIVE 2.0, Chris and Martin take to the stage to activate new Creature Powers and go “off to the creature rescue!” With some help from Aviva and the rest of the Wild Kratts team, who will be animated and on screen at the Tortuga HQ, the brothers confront a comic villain and once again save the day, sharing fascinating tidbits about some of the world’s most amazing creatures along the way.

Audience members are encouraged to bring along their animal knowledge and participate in the action right from their seats by calling out answers to the questions posed by the Kratt Brothers during the show.

Wild Kratts 2.0 – Activate Creature Power! 2018 tour dates include:

September 28             Eugene, OR                            Hult Center for the Performing Arts
September 29             Portland, OR                           Keller Auditorium
September 30             Seattle, WA                             Paramount Theatre
October 2                    Sacramento, CA                     Sacramento Community Center
October 3                    Oakland, CA                           The Paramount Theatre
October 4                    San Jose, CA                          San Jose Center for the Performing Arts
October 6                    Hollywood, CA                        The Dolby Theatre
October 7                    Escondido, CA                        California Center for the Arts
November 9                Appleton, WI                           Fox Cities Performing Arts Center
November 10              Madison, WI                            Capitol Theatre at the Overture Center
November 11              Chicago, IL                              Cadillac Palace Theatre
November 12              Peoria, IL                                 Peoria Civic Center
November 13              Davenport, IA                          Adler Theatre
November 14              Mason City, IA                        North Iowa Community Auditorium
November 16              Omaha, NE                             Orpheum Theatre
November 17              Kansas City, MO                    Kauffman Center
November 18              St. Louis, MO                          Peabody Opera House

Cities and dates for 2019 will be announced soon.

Since their original Wild Kratts LIVE! touring show launched in 2014, Chris and Martin have performed to wildly-enthusiastic crowds of hundreds of thousands of fans – many of them sporting their own Creature Power Suits, just like the Kratt Brothers do in the popular series – in more than 135 cities across North America.

About Wild Kratts
Produced by The Kratt Brothers Company and 9 Story Media Group, the popular live-action and animatedWild Kratts television show just received its sixth Daytime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Children’s Animated Series. The show airs daily on PBS stations nationwide (check local listings) as well as the new PBS KIDS 24/7 channel and live stream. Now in its sixth seasonWild Kratts is one of the top 3 rated shows on PBS KIDS and the #1 show site and streaming site on The series is also a top performer on Amazon Prime.

Wild Kratts follows the animated versions of the Kratt Brothers and their friends on hilarious expeditions with wild animals from around the world, complete with animal-inspired gadgets and awesome Creature Power Suits that enable the adventurers to get close to the creatures. Every episode explores an age-appropriate science concept central to an animal’s life and showcases a spectacular wildlife moment, presented with engaging stories of mystery and rescue as well as the Kratt Brothers’ signature brand of laugh-out-loud comedy. The real-life Chris and Martin introduce each episode with a live-action segment that imagines what it would be like to experience a never-before-seen wildlife occurrence and sets the story in motion. Wild Kratts airs in more than 180 countries and is available in 18 languages.

About The Kratt Brothers Company
Wild Kratts is the latest of several other wildly-popular children’s television shows created and produced by animal experts Chris and Martin Kratt. Zoologists by training, the Kratt Brothers have built a trusted entertainment brand based on their enthusiasm for animals. Since founding their production company, The Kratt Brothers Company, in 1993, they have developed and executive produced more than 275 episodes of three successful television series: Kratts’ Creatures, Zoboomafoo with the Kratt Brothers and Kratt Bros. Be the Creature. In addition to playing themselves, Chris and Martin serve as directors, scriptwriters, authors, and wildlife cinematographers in pursuit of more “creature adventures.”

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