CAIRO – Turner CN Enterprises and Life Like Touring have partnered to present the internationally acclaimed action-packed stage show, BEN 10 LIVE: Time Machine at MUST Opera House from February 21, 2013.
Fans of the kids’ action phenomenon will witness their favourite characters from all Ben 10 series – Ben 10, Ben 10 Alien Force and Ben 10 Ultimate Alien – spring into life on stage. Awesome aliens, cool stunts and acrobatics, cutting-edge digital effects and loads of laughs make this one cool show that the entire family will enjoy.
BEN 10 LIVE: Time Machine sees alien-morphing hero Ben Tennyson on an adventure through time and space to keep the Omnitrix and the Ultimatrix safe from the clutches of his foes. Featuring the number one superstar himself, Ben Tennyson, his cousin Gwen and Grandpa Max, this action-packed show also includes Ben’s alien heroes Four Arms, Diamondhead, Swampfire, Big Chill, along with one of his awesome new Ultimate Aliens, unleashing their cool powers to save the day! Fans will also get to see love-to-hate characters Vilgax, the Highbreed Commander, the DNAliens and The Forever Knights.
“Turner is dedicated to bringing brands to life and enriching the entertainment kids and families see on the television screens,” said Christian Zeidler, Territory Manager – Middle East, Turner CN Enterprises. “Egyptian kids have embraced Ben 10 and now they can step into Ben’s world and interact with their number one hero. BEN 10 LIVE: Time Machine will have children jumping out of their seats with excitement as they see their hero come to life this brand new thrilling production.”
Turner’s Ben 10 continues to grow to unprecedented heights. The latest series, Ben 10 Omniverse reached 2.5 million kids globally the week of launch and the brand has now accrued over US$4 billion in retail sales to-date. Ben 10 is consistently ranked in the top 5 shows on Cartoon Network and, with licensees renewing deals and new partners joining the franchise, the Ben 10 brand’s future is looking even more exciting than its past.
Tickets are now on sale, don’t miss out on this awesome live action extravaganza!
ABOUT BEN 10
Ben 10 is one of the leading licensed animation brands and one of the most popular animated series on Cartoon Network.
The franchise launched in 2007 and to date incorporates four animated series (Ben 10, Ben 10 Alien Force, Ben 10 Ultimate Alien and Ben 10 Omniverse) alongside two live action motion picture movies (Ben 10: Race Against Time, Ben 10: Alien Swarm), one CGI-animated television movie (Ben 10—Destroy All Aliens) and four live shows.
The Ben 10 franchise continues to grow and is worth more than $100 million in global retail sales per year with over 10 million units of merchandise sold since launch.
ABOUT TURNER CN ENTERPRISES
Turner CN Enterprises, the licensing division of Turner Broadcasting, is responsible for six key business areas across the EMEA region including Consumer Products, Events, Brand Licensing, DVD, Non Linear and Mobile. The business is charged with building consumer product franchises for Turners children’s properties and adults brands and characters from the channel’s growing library of award-winning original programming.
Turner CN Enterprises offers bespoke licensing solutions for strategic property partners, harnessing the opportunities available with its ad sales division, Turner Media Innovations (TMI) and the business’s network of free-to-air and pay TV channels. The company currently offers consumer product programs for an array of top-grossing and award-winning franchises including Ben 10, Adventure Time, The Amazing World of Gumball, LazyTown, Bananas in Pyjamas, Doozers and Gormiti. It also licenses adult-skewed brands including CNN, Turner Classic Movies and Adult Swim.
ABOUT LIFE LIKE TOURING
Life Like Touring has been delivering quality live family entertainment to international audiences for over 10 years. During this time, this Australian-born production company has written, produced and toured live theatre shows for many of the biggest brands in family entertainment, not only in major international cities – but also in remote and regional areas often overlooked by touring productions.
Past Life Like Touring productions include BEN 10 LIVE: Time Machine (Asia, Australia and New Zealand 2011-12), Sesame Street Presents Elmo’s World Tour (Australia 2012), Scooby-Doo Live! Musical Mysteries (Australia 2011-12), Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer LIVE! Search for the City of Lost Toys (Middle East, United Kingdom, Asia, Australia and New Zealand 2010-2012), and YoGabbaGabba! LIVE (Australia 2009, 2011). Life Like Touring was involved in successfully promoting the arena tour of BEN 10 LIVE: Power of the Omnitrix (Australia 2010). The company also toured Dorothy the Dinosaur’s Dance Party on behalf of The Wiggles (Australia and New Zealand 2006-2008).