WILD KRATTS – LIVE! PBS KIDS Show Comes Alive on Stage at the Des Moines Civic Center on May 15, 201810/2/2017
Des Moines, IA – Des Moines Performing Arts is pleased to announce the wildly popular PBS KIDS® television show, “Wild Kratts,” is coming to the live stage. “Wild Kratts LIVE!” will appear at the Des Moines Civic Center on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will go on sale Monday, Oct. 9, 2017 at 9 a.m. and are available at DMPA.org, the Civic Center Ticket Office, or by phone at 515-246-2300.
Animated Kratt Brothers, Martin and Chris, “come to real life” in a classically Wild Kratts story. Off “To the Creature Rescue!” the Emmy nominated Kratt Brothers activate some fan favorite Creature Power Suits to confront a comic villain. Through hilarious pratfalls and amazing animal ‘wow facts’ the Wild Kratts team rescues their favorite invention from Zach’s clutches so the animals of the creature world are safe once again.
“Wild Kratts LIVE!” is created for the stage by the imaginative minds of Martin Kratt and Chris Kratt from Zooboomafoo, Kratt’s Creatures and Be the Creature. The Kratt Brothers’ national tours draw tens of thousands of creature-crazy kids and their families and the not-for-profit Kratt Brothers Creature Hero Society, together with kids, has successfully protected critical wildlife habitats through the creation of nature reserves.
WILD KRATTS In it’s fourth season, “Wild Kratts” was created and developed by real life brothers and zoologists Martin and Chris Kratt (both nominated for Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Writing in a Children’s Animated Series). “Wild Kratts” features the brothers on incredible expeditions to meet wild creatures from the far corners of the earth. Diving into the habitats of these unusual animals with the use of futuristic technology and Creature Powers Suits that allow the brothers to take their funny and exciting adventures to where they’ve never gone before. Wild Kratts has received numerous awards since inception in 2011 including Parents Choice, Kidscreen, Aurora and two Emmy nominations) The series is a co-production of The Kratt Brothers Company and Nine Story Entertainment.
For additional information about “Wild Kratts LIVE!” please visit DMPA.org.
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About Des Moines Performing Arts
Des Moines Performing Arts is a private not-for-profit organization celebrating 38 years of presenting the performing arts to Iowa and the surrounding states on four stages in Des Moines – the Civic Center, the Stoner Theater, the Temple Theater and the newly renovated outdoor space, Cowles Commons. Des Moines Performing Arts is a presenter of major Broadway and educational touring companies, performers and groups, and is home to many local and regional groups, including the Des Moines Symphony. All performances of the Broadway Series are supported by Willis Auto Campus. All performances at the Temple Theater are supported by Prairie Meadows. All performances of the Family Series are supported by Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield. For more information, visit DMPA.org.