The world's most popular children's entertainment act The Wiggles! turn 25 this year

THE WIGGLES "WIGGLE TOWN!" NORTH AMERICAN TOUR KICKS OFF SEPTEMBER 2016 – TICKETS ON SALE JUNE 10!

TORONTO, June 7, 2016 /CNW/ - Coming off a smash hit Australian tour of 220 sell-out shows and more than 110,000 tickets sold, the world's most popular children's entertainment group, The Wiggles, will return to North America this fall for their "Wiggle Town!" tour.

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Ready to delight families across the continent with their incomparable brand of preschool entertainment, The Wiggles will be celebrating their 25th birthday and supporting their brand new CD and DVD, Wiggle Town!, as well as a new season of their hit TV series airing on Hulu in the U.S. and Treehouse in Canada.  For a preview of Wiggle Town! click here.

Joined on stage by their lovable friends Dorothy the Dinosaur, Captain Feathersword, Wags the Dog and Henry the Octopus, founding member Anthony Field (Blue Wiggle), Emma Watkins (Yellow Wiggle), Simon Pryce (Red Wiggle) and Lachlan Gillespie (Purple Wiggle) can't wait to deliver a wiggly good time for their audiences!

"We can't wait to welcome everyone to Wiggle Town!," said Emma. "Of course we'll play our classic wiggly favorites like 'Rock-a-Bye Your Bear', 'Fruit Salad' and 'Do the Propeller!' affirmed Lachy. Simon added excitedly, "The North American tour is always one of the big highlights of our year and I can't wait to sing, dance and play 'Simon Says' with all our wonderful North American friends!" "We are so excited to be taking our Wiggle Town show to our friends in North America, the audiences will be hearing, seeing and singing along to all their favorite Wiggle songs from the past 25 years of Wiggling! We cannot wiggly wait!" enthused Anthony.

The "Wiggle Town!" tour will include new music from the Wiggle Town! album. Kids will shake to "Come on Down to Wiggle Town!," bop to "Do the Pretzel", and heel-toe to "Captain Barnyard Dance" – just to name a few.

After 25 years of performing, The Wiggles are the world's #1 Children's entertainment group. With 7 million albums, 23 million DVDs, and 8 million books sold the Wiggles have performed to millions of fans worldwide, and count amongst their fans such high-profile celebrities as Johnny Depp, Robert De Niro, Jerry Seinfeld, Cate Blanchett, Chris Rock, Shaquille O'Neal and Harry Styles.

Major Wiggles brand partnerships include Wicked Cool Toys, Hulu TV, Treehouse TV, SiriusXM Radio, PlayKids, EOne, and Corus Entertainment and Netflix in Canada.

North American Tour Dates:

Saturday, 9/17 

Boston, MA  

Orpheum Theatre

Sunday, 9/18  

Westbury, NY   

Theatre at Westbury

Thursday, 9/22      

Wilmington, DE   

The Playhouse on Rodney Square

Friday, 9/23

Baltimore, MD

Hippodrome Theatre

Saturday, 9/24   

Washington, DC

The Warner Theatre

Sunday, 9/25     

Upper Darby, PA 

Tower Theatre

Tuesday, 9/27

Pittsburgh, PA        

Byham Theatre

Wednesday, 9/28

Harrisburg, PA   

The Forum Auditorium

Friday, 9/30 

Rahway NJ 

The Union County Performing Arts Center

Saturday, 10/1      

Montclair, NJ 

Wellmont Theatre

Sunday, 10/2    

Englewood, NJ  

Bergen Performing Arts Center

Tuesday, 10/4      

Montreal, QC            

Théâtre St. Denis

Wednesday, 10/5   

Ottawa, ON   

Centrepointe Theatre

Thursday, 10/6       

Peterborough, ON  

Showplace Performance Theatre

Saturday, 10/8         

Toronto, ON            

Ricoh Coliseum

Tuesday, 10/11 

Kitchener, ON    

Centre in the Square

Wednesday, 10/12  

Brampton, ON  

Rose Theatre

Thursday, 10/13     

Hamilton, ON    

Hamilton Place

Saturday, 10/15       

St. John's, NL        

Mile One Centre

 

On sale to the general public June 10.

For a complete list of tour dates and ticket information for the "Wiggle Town!" tour, please visit:  www.thewiggles.com/events.

For even more Wiggly fun, become a fan of the group's official Facebook page Facebook.com/TheWiggles or follow them on Twitter via Twitter.com/TheWiggles. You can also see behind-the-scenes of Wiggly life and stay up-to-date with Wiggly news by following the gang on Instagram @thewiggles.

About The Wiggles

In 2016 The Wiggles celebrate their 25th birthday! With 7 million albums, 23 million DVDs, and 8 million books sold, The Wiggles have performed to millions of fans across the globe.

Since releasing their self-titled album in 1991 the group has wiggled its way to worldwide fame. More than 50 CD and DVD releases later, they have earned 17 x gold, 12 x platinum, 3 x double-platinum, 10 x multi-platinum awards for their music and DVD sales and have been awarded 12 x ARIA Awards for Best Children's Album (making ARIA history as the most awarded ARIA winner in the one category.

A new Wiggles era has begun and Anthony, Emma, Lachy and Simon are making new Wiggly history every day!  

SOURCE The Wiggles

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For further information: Laura Wallar, Swerve Public Relations, (416) 593-5628 ex 125, lwallar@swervepr.com

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