CENTURY CITY, California and AMSTERDAM , December 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — It’s the dawn of a new age as Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and Stage Entertainment Touring Productions today announce the launch of Ice Age Live! A Mammoth Adventure, a completely original live entertainment spectacular.Â The first show of its kind to combine exceptional ice skating, aerial arts, puppetry and film, Ice Age Live! A Mammoth Adventure will take audiences on an awe-inspiring journey with a new story based on the first three films from one of the top-grossing international animated film franchises of all time. The production is slated to premiere early November 2012 at the Wembley Arena in London and continue on a global, five-year tour visiting more than 30 countries around the world.
Ice Age Live! A Mammoth Adventure is being produced and directed by some of the biggest names in live entertainment through Stage Entertainment Touring Productions.Â The show will be directed by the brilliant mind behind the Cirque du Soleil productions, Ka and Dralion, Guy Caron, while story, music and lyrics will be created by Ella Louise Allaire and Martin Lord Ferguson (Cirque du Soleil, Holiday on Ice and APM Music).Â Costume design will be headed by Michael Curry (Cirque du Soleil, Walt Disney, Olympics).
“This is a big step in the development of our company and perfectly fits our ambition to produce the best arena shows for a worldwide audience, working with the most professional partners. We are very excited about this project,” said Caspar Gerwe, CEO of Stage Entertainment Touring Productions.
Robert Marick, Executive Vice President of Fox Consumer Products added, “Stage Entertainment is raising the bar in terms of licensed live productions and their expertise on the world stage is the perfect fit for this international blockbuster.Â Its creation furthers our commitment to bringing the very best in live entertainment to fans and we couldn’t think of a better partner to blaze this new frontier with than Stage Entertainment.”