‘DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD LIVE!

HIT MUSICAL BASED ON EMMY-NOMINATED SERIES ON PBS KIDS LAUNCHES AN ALL-NEW SHOW & TOUR IN OCTOBER

NEW YORK, NY, Sept. 26th, 2017 – It’s a beautiful day – in neighborhoods coast-to-coast, as Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE!, the fun-filled hit musical production from The Fred Rogers Company and Mills Entertainment based on the Emmy-nominated PBS KIDS series for preschoolers, hits the road again with King For A Day this fall! Little “tigers” and their families throughout North America are in store for a grr-ific all-new adventure featuring the beloved characters of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. For a complete list of tour dates, ticket links, and more information, visit www.danieltigerlive.com.

“We are thrilled to take Daniel Tiger and his friends back on the road with a brand-new heartwarming story,” said Simone Gianfrancesco, Executive Producer at Mills Entertainment. “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE! brings families together through the show’s themes of imagination and the importance of kindness and community. We are proud to once again partner with The Fred Rogers Company in bringing these key messages to neighbors across the country.”

“There’s nothing like a playdate with Daniel Tiger and his friends,” said Paul Siefken, President and CEO, The Fred Rogers Company. “The new stage show will engage young fans of the series and their families with fun and relatable musical strategies while they get to interact, play, and learn along with their favorite characters from the ‘Neighborhood,’ right in their own hometown.”

In Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE! King For A Day, Daniel and all of his friends invite audiences to “ride along” as they embark on a musical adventure to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, where Daniel learns what it really takes to be King: kindness. The series’ characters come alive on stage to captivate fans with new songs, magical moments, and surprise guests along the way.

The top-rated Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood series from The Fred Rogers Company, which airs nationally on PBS KIDS (check local listings), follows the everyday adventures of 4-year-old Daniel Tiger and uses 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 success in school and in life.

As of June 2017, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood was the #1 PBS KIDS program for Kids 2-5, Kids 2-8, and with moms of young children*. In addition, it continues to be one of the most streamed shows, averaging more than 41 million streams per month**. More than 4.5 million Daniel Tiger books have been published to date, and downloads of the apps, music, and episodes continue to rank high on iTunes.

Award-winning apps, games, activities, and more that extend the fun and learning of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood can be found on pbskids.org/daniel.

The animated series has garnered a host of prestigious awards, and most recently was nominated for a 2016 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Preschool Animated Program. This recognition follows a string of additional honors, including a 2016 Television Critics Association Award for Outstanding Achievement in Youth Programming, a 2016 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 !magination Award for Preschool Series.

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE! tour website: www.danieltigerlive.com

Tour Dates

Oct. 6th            The Vets                                 Providence RI

Oct. 7th            Hanover Theatre                     Worcester MA

Oct. 8th            Jorgensen Auditorium             Storrs CT

Oct. 11th          Flynn Center                           Burlington VT

Oct. 13th          Palace Theatre                       Stamford CT

Oct. 14th          NJPAC                                    Newark NJ

Oct. 19th          Berglund Center                      Roanoke VA

Oct. 22nd         Cobb Energy Center               Atlanta GA

Oct. 24th          Memorial Auditorium               Raleigh NC

Oct. 26th          Proctors                                   Schenectady NY

Oct. 28th          Weinberg Center                     Frederick MD

Oct. 29th          Tilles Center                            Brookeville NY

Nov. 8th           Orpheum Theatre                   Memphis TN

Nov. 10th         Tennessee Theatre                Knoxville TN

Nov. 11th         TPAC                                      Nashville TN

Nov. 12th         Tivoli Theatre                          Chattanooga TN

Nov. 18th         EKU Center                             Richmond KY

Nov. 19th         Brown Theater                        Louisville KY

Nov. 24th         Mahaffey Theatre                    St. Petersburg FL

Nov. 25th         Center for the Arts                  Coral Springs FL

Nov. 26th         Florida Theatre                       Jacksonville FL

Nov. 28th         Saenger Theatre                     New Orleans LA

Jan. 5th & 6th   Merriam Theatre                     Philadelphia PA

Jan. 7th            Santander Arena                    Reading PA

Jan. 13th          Warner Theatre                       Washington D.C.

Jan. 14th          Hershey Theatre                     Hershey PA

Jan. 17th          The Center for the Arts           Buffalo NY

Jan. 19th          Mendel Center                        Benton Harbor MI

Jan. 20th          Miller Auditorium                     Kalamazoo MI

Jan. 21st          Rosemont Theatre                  Rosemont IL

Jan. 25th          Honeywell Center                   Wabash IN

Jan. 27th          State Theatre                          Minneapolis MN

Feb. 8th            Peabody Opera House           St. Louis MO

Feb. 10th          Kauffmann Center                  Kansas City MO

Feb. 11th          Gallagher-Bluedorn PAC        Cedar Falls IA

Feb. 13th          Stephens Auditorium              Ames IA

Feb. 16th          Strand Theatre                        Shreveport LA

Feb. 19th          Bass Hall                                 Fort Worth TX

Feb. 24th          Bass Hall                                 Austin TX

Feb. 25th          Tobin Center                           San Antonio TX

Mar. 4th            Moore Theatre            Seattle WA

Mar. 5th            Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Portland OR

Mar. 8th            Eccles Center                         Salt Lake City UT

Mar. 10th          Bellco Theatre                         Denver CO

Mar. 12th          Kiva Auditorium                       Albuquerque NM

Mar. 15th          City National Grove                Anaheim CA

Mar. 17th          Balboa Theatre                       San Diego CA

Mar. 18th          Civic Arts Plaza                      Thousand Oaks CA

Mar. 24th          Orpheum Theatre                   San Francisco CA

Mar. 25th          City National Civic                  San Jose CA

Apr. 7th            Amoss Center                         Bel Air MD

Apr. 25th          Ferguson Center for the Arts  Newport News VA

Apr. 28th          Crown Center                          Fayetteville NC

Apr. 29th          Galliard Center                        Charleston SC

MORE DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED

PBS KIDS website: www.pbskids.org/daniel/

The Fred Rogers Company website: www.fredrogers.org

Mills Entertainment website: www.millsentertainment.com

The Brad Simon Organization website (Tour Booking): www.bsoinc.com

*Nielsen National Toolbox NTI Broadcast months, GAA%, Reach% (75% Uni, 6+ Qual.).

**Data collected from Google Analytics report from June ‘16 – June ’17.

About The Fred Rogers Company

The Company was founded by Fred Rogers in 1971 as the non-profit producer of Mister Rogers’

Neighborhood for PBS. In the years that followed, it not only created hundreds of episodes of this much-

loved program, but also extended Fred’s values and approach to other efforts in promoting children’s

social, emotional, and behavioral health and supporting parents, caregivers, teachers, and other professionals in their work with children. The Fred Rogers Company continues to build on Fred’s legacy

in innovative ways through a wide variety of media, and engaging new generations of children and

families with his timeless wisdom. The company’s highly-rated, award-winning children’s series include

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Peg + Cat and Odd Squad. For more information, visit www.fredrogers.org or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

About Mills Entertainment

Mills Entertainment collaborates with top networks, agencies, and licensors to create original, world-class live experiences. With full global distribution and partnerships worldwide, Mills Entertainment takes shows from concept to stage, serving as a complete solution in realizing the vision. In April 2015, Creative Artists Agency (CAA) made an equity investment in Mills Entertainment. Current projects include Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience, Mel Brooks: Back in the Saddle Again, Bring It! Live, #IMOMSOHARD, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live!, and The Scott Brothers House Party. www.millsentertainment.com.

About the Brad Simon Organization

For three decades, the goal of The Brad Simon Organization has been to provide an array of unique and innovative productions and performing artists to presenters and their audiences. Since 1983, we have provided tour booking services for a diverse roster of artists and productions in a wide variety of performance venues. Relying on our years of expertise, we also assist our producing clients in identifying and acquiring the theatrical touring rights for book and television-based properties.

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For high-resolution photos, interviews and more information, please contact:

Justin Levy, Mills Entertainment/justin.levy@millsentertainment.com/ (518) 306-4333 ext. 8013

Alison Grand, Grand Communications (for The Fred Rogers Company/Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood) alison@grandcommunications.com/ (212) 584-1133