It has grown from a video game to trading cards, toys, cartoons, comics, and movies. Now the Japanese sensation sweeping the globe comes to a theatre near you with the live-action national tour. Continuing Nov. 2-5 in Columbus OH's Nationwide Arena, the action keeps going through Dec. 31 across the US. It's Pokémon Live!
The characters of the popular children's entertainment franchise come to life in a stage production geared towards the whole family. The tour previewed in Albany, NY, Sept. 15-17, and began its world premiere at New York City's Radio City Music Hall, Sept. 20. It closed out its premiere engagement Oct. 1 and is now traveling across the country before finishing in Milwaukee, WI, Dec. 27-31.
The stage version of Pokémon (short for pocket monster) features some of your favorite face-off friends, including Ash, Misty, Brock, Team Rocket, Meowth, Jigglypuff, and of course Pikachu.
For your tickets to this event, you can call Ticketmaster or purchase them online at www.pokemon.com.
A remaining tour schedule follows: 11/2-11/5 - Columbus, OH - Nationwide Arena
11/8-11/12 - Indianapolis, IN - Pepsi Coliseum
11/15-11/19 - Fairfax, VA (Wash. DC) - Patriot Center
11/22-11/26 - Atlanta, GA - Fox Theater
11/29-12/3 - Charlotte, NC - Independence Arena
12/6-12/10 - Camden, NJ - Blockbuster E-Center
12/12-12/13 - Lowell, MA - Tsongas Arena
12/14-12/17 - Worcester, MA - Centrum Center
12/27-12/31 - Milwaukee, WI - US Cellular Arena
-- by Ernio Hernandez