Scooby Doo Live! Musical Mysteries
Jeepers, Creepers! Do you remember the Mystery Inc. gang that hunted trouble making ghosts? Shaggy, Velma, Fred, Daphne and of course, Scooby Doo are now back, and this time to the live stage in a hilarious new musical. There is a ghost who is creating a lot of trouble in a local theatre and the gang is now on its way in its famous Mystery Machine to deal with it. This new production has brought the favorite cartoon characters of the generations to life on live stage. Moreover, the revival also includes a number of new, crazy characters as well as fantastic songs. The musical includes fun for the whole family, as the children get amazed by the real-looking Scooby Doo characters and the adults relive the memories from their childhood Saturday mornings.
The production includes all of the classic songs from the original Scooby Doo show, and also features some new tracks. The audiences will get to hear Scooby Dooby Doo, Where Are You?, We’re Mystery Inc., Round Every Corner and several other numbers. This upcoming North American tour combines the American actors with the Australian creative team, and is directed and written by Theresa Borg. The composer is Craig Bryant with choreography by Katie Ditchburn. The creative team, apart from Scooby Doo, is also known for its recent Sesame Street Presents Elmo’s World Tour.
Scooby Doo of the 70s
Scooby Doo, originally an animated cartoon franchise from America, started producing several television shows in the early 70s. Scooby Doo, Where Are You! was the original version, which was made for the Hannah-Barbera Productions and the stories were written by Ken Spears and Joe Ruby. The cartoon series was broadcasted every Saturday morning and featured four teenage characters, Fred, Velma, Daphne, Shaggy, and of course, Scooby Doo, the talking dog.
Ever since the success of Scooby Doo, Hannah-Barbera as well as Warner Bros. Animation have produced a number of follow up versions. The show has been adapted into movies, plays and musicals. Some of these versions also include new characters such as Scrappy Doo, who happens to be Scooby’s nephew and Scooby Dum, his cousin. Several new supernatural themes are included as well. From 1969 to 1976, Scooby Doo was aired at CBS, however 1977 onwards it was shifted to ABC. The Scooby Doo cartoon series’ broadcast continues even today.
Life Like Touring & Warner Bros. Consumer Products
Life Like Touring, the Australian based production company is known for its quality family entertainment live shows, which are created for audiences of over ten years of age. Over the years, the company has produced, wrote and taken on tours a number of theatrical shows for a number of family entertainment brands. Some of their well known ventures include Ben 10 Live: Time Machine, Dora the Explorer LIVE: Search for the City of Lost Toys and Yo Gabba Gabba Live. This production of Scooby Doo Live is licensed by the famous Warner Bros. Consumer Products, known for being among the leading retail merchandise and licensing companies of the world. As mentioned earlier, Scooby Doo Live! Musical Mysteries is one of their renowned ventures, and it’s now touring across North America.