Nickelodeon has teamed up with Life Like Touring and Blu Blood to bring Dora the Explorer and her friends to South Africa this winter. Dora’s Pirate Adventure will take place at the ICC, Durban from 1-3 July, Emperors Palace, Johannesburg from 7-12 July), and at the Grand Arena, GrandWest Casino in Cape Town from 15-17 July.
Families and children are invited to join Dora and her pals Boots and Diego on a voyage of discovery as they embark on an exciting trip to Treasure Island in search of the ultimate pirate party. Help them navigate over the Dancing Mountain and through the Silly Singing Bridge in pursuit of the Pirate Piggies. Along the way, Dora the Explorer fans will use their map-reading, counting, musical and language skills to successfully help Dora reach Treasure Island and avoid that pesky fox, Swiper.
"We are pleased to partner with Life Like Touring to bring their new production of Dora’s Pirate Adventure to audiences in South Africa”, said Thomas Kingsley, senior manager, recreation business development at Nickelodeon. “Now seen by families in more than 30 countries worldwide, our Dora Live! productions continue to engage fans of Nickelodeon’s television show, while introducing children to live theatre.”
Said Tasania Parsadh, channel director, Nickelodeon, Africa: “Dora’s Pirate Adventure incorporates the interactive and educational elements that make Dora the Explorer such a hit with children - here in South Africa and around the world. Live shows allow Nickelodeon to bring Dora and her world to life on stage.”
Osman Osman, Blu Blood managing director said: “We are pleased to be partnered with Life Like Touring and Nickelodeon in this new stage production of Dora’s Pirate Adventure. The show has travelled around the globe, and we are thrilled to add South Africa to the list of countries that Dora has visited on her latest adventure”.
Tickets for Dora’s Pirate Adventure available at Computicket outlets, on www.computicket.com or
0861 915 8000 and at Checkers and Shoprite stores nationwide. Tickets also available at the Emperor’s Palace box office and GrandWest Casinoox office.
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