The 2 PM appearance will feature Tartaglia reading a "fish story" and showing video clips from his new family musical adventure. The singing actor will also lead the children in attendance in a game of "Bubble Ball," and he will also perform with his puppet friend Dorsel, the star of the magical undersea musical.
Books of Wonder is located in Manhattan at 18 West 18th Street. For more information call (212) 989-3270.
ImaginOcean, a new family musical adventure created and written by Emmy and Tony Award nominee Tartaglia (Avenue Q, Shrek the Musical), officially opened at New World Stages March 31 at 7 PM.
ImaginOcean "follows the undersea adventures of a group of fish friends, who uncover a treasure map that leads them to learn about themselves and ultimately uncover the treasure of each other's friendship." The production takes "audiences on a one hour magical underwater journey full of surprises and special effects. The seafaring stars Dorsel, Tank and Bubbles open an enchanted world of aquatic adventures where they meet jiving jellyfish, a strong-willed seahorse and a new friend, lovable Leonard the Octopus."
Donna Drake directs a cast that includes Ryan Dillon (Dorsel), Stacey Weingarten (Bubbles), James W. Wojtal, Jr. (Tank), Lara Maclean, Carole D'Agostino, Nate Begle, Jonathan Carlucci and Brian T. Carson, all making their Off Broadway debuts.