BookMyShow Live has introduced an action-packed and high-energy musical drama adventure to India, featuring a group of heroic pups. This theatrical production, held at the prestigious Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre (NMACC) in Mumbai, marks the first international children’s theatre event of its kind in the country.
The premiere show was a resounding success, captivating children and even attracting well-known personalities like Soha Ali Khan, Neha Dhupia, Angad Bedi, Ritika Sajdeh, Mandira Bedi, Sonal Chauhan, Roshni Chopra, Gurdip Punjj, Arjun Punjj, Vandana Sajnani Khattar, Smriti Khanna, Saumya Tandon, Dabboo & Manisha Ratnani, Karan Johar’s kids Yash & Roohi, and Genelia D’souza Deshmukh’s children.
Additionally, BookASmile, a charitable initiative, brought together 800 children from underprivileged communities to enjoy this spectacular show.
Paw Patrol Live! ‘Race to the Rescue’, show goes live from July 20th onwards for the public with 16 shows across 10 days until July 30th.
The premiere of this captivating production marks a new milestone in children’s theatre in India. Brought to India by BookMyShow Live, the live entertainment experiential division of India’s leading entertainment destination BookMyShow, along with Nickelodeon, VStar Entertainment Group and TEG Life Like Touring, Paw Patrol Live! ‘Race to the Rescue’
Against a backdrop of whimsical sets that seamlessly changed transporting children into the different hotspots on the adventure map of Paw Patrol Live!, props like pompoms given to the children to wave every time they spotted a clue and artists that imbibed the spirit of the pups jumping across the stage and interacting with the young audience, the magical tale unfolded, transporting young hearts into a world of adventure and possibilities that know no bounds! The performance encouraged audiences to engage through call & response and audience interaction, dance with the Pup Boogie and help the pups rescue Mayor Goodway and win the race!
From the very first note, the children were drawn into an immersive experience, accompanied by a talented cast of exceptional performers who effortlessly brought the characters to life. As the musical’s contagious tunes resonated through the auditorium and striking elements from the show came to life such as fire engines and police patrol cars driven by the pups, the children were seen jumping up with joy and screaming back answers to the questions asked by the pups. The immersive soundtracks, all sung live by the pups on stage attracted enthusiastic applause after each number. From lively and upbeat melodies to some heart-thumping ones, the songs brought out a whirlwind of emotions, leaving everyone with smiling faces and all feet tapping unanimously! The vibrant costumes were a feast for the eyes, blending animated characters into reality to create a visual extravaganza.
The adventurous yet engaging performance spanning over an hour at the Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre’s Grand Theatre had the kids and their paw-rents grooving and singing along to the Paw Patrol theme song. BookASmile, the charity initiative of BookMyShow, presented the opportunity to almost 800 young underprivileged beneficiaries aged between 4 and 10 years, to experience the premiere of the much-awaited musical drama. The musical brought all of Mumbai together across categories with some of the biggest names also being spotted at the premiere of Paw Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue.
Commenting on the premiere of the fun-filled show to India, Kunal Khambhati, Head – of Live Events and IP, BookMyShow said,
“It is exciting to kickstart what will be the best 10 days for the younglings of India as they see the squad of Paw Patrol Live! in all their glory! With parents always looking for immersive experiences that the whole family can enjoy together, and kids can engage with and learn from, ‘Paw Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue’ is the gateway to exactly that and the premiere show proved that beyond doubt. We’ve got some great reviews from the premiere and can’t wait for the audience to experience the magic of this musical drama as we expand our offerings of entertainment experiences for India further, with Paw Patrol Live!”
Classic theatrical scenery, along with a high-tech video wall visually transported families to an authentic Paw Patrol Live! environment, including locations from the TV series, like Adventure Bay, The Lookout, Seal Island, Farmer Yumi’s farm and Jake’s Mountain.
The show runs for 1 hour and 20 minutes (across two acts and an intermission).
Tickets for shows from July 20th start Rs 750/- onwards and are available EXCLUSIVELY on BookMyShow here.
*Prices are subject to change. Additional fees and special offers may apply.
Launched in 2007, BookMyShow, owned and operated by Big Tree Entertainment Pvt Ltd (founded in 1999), is India’s leading entertainment destination with global operations and the one-stop shop for every entertainment need. The firm is present in over 700 towns and cities in India and works with partners across the industry to provide unmatched entertainment experiences to millions of customers. Over the years, the company has evolved from a purely online ticketing platform for movies across 7,000 plus screens to end-to-end management of live entertainment events including music concerts, live performances, theatricals, sports and more, all accomplished at par with global standards. Some of the key properties that BookMyShow has brought to its markets over the past few years include Lollapalooza India, Backstreet Boys’ DNA World Tour, Post Malone’s debut India show at the Feeding India concert, U2’s The Joshua Tree Tour, NBA’s debut games in India, Disney’s Aladdin, Cirque du Soleil BAZZAR as also international artists such as Coldplay, Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber to name a few.
BookMyShow is invested in providing the best user experience, whether on-ground or online and to that effect, has developed the first-of-its-kind video streaming platform solely for live entertainment in India – ‘BookMyShow Online’, marking its entry into the streaming business. Complementing its cinema business, the firm also launched ‘BookMyShow Stream’, India’s largest home-grown transactional video-on-demand (TVOD) platform hosting award-winning and critically acclaimed content from around the world. BookMyShow also houses India’s most extensive organic reviews and rating engine for movies and has driven technology innovations, such as the m- ticket and Movie Mode, impacting tens of millions of users and the industry at large.
With continued support from marquee investors like TPG Growth, Stripes Group, Elevation Capital (formerly SAIF Partners), Accel and Network18, BookMyShow has constantly demonstrated category leadership, growing beyond India with operations in UAE, Singapore, Indonesia and Sri Lanka amongst others. The Mumbai- headquartered company counts Ticket Green, Eventifier, Masti Tickets and Townscript amongst its key investments in the sector. BookMyShow is also committed to society at large, by way of its charity initiative BookASmile, which supports special causes to enrich the lives of the less fortunate across India through entertainment-led experiences.