‘It’s morphin’ time!’ – ‘Power Rangers Live’ kicks into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 20
From a press release:
In celebration of Saban’s Power Rangers’ 25th anniversary, the iconic Rangers are set to morph onto stages around North America in an epic live show based on one of the longest running series in television history. “Power Rangers Live” will be an interactive, mixed media stage production for the whole family with endless action-packed stunts and epic martial arts.
Six ordinary teens will morph into the Power Rangers to help save cities and the world from an alien threat on stage at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 7 p.m.
Tickets, which are $27.50, $37.50, $47.50, and $59.50, plus fees, go on sale this Friday, Oct. 13 at 10 a.m. and will be available at the Kirby Center box office (71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre), online at kirbycenter.org, and by phone at 570-826-1100. A Kirby Member pre-sale begins on Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 10 a.m.
Citi is the official card of Saban’s “Power Rangers Live.” Beginning Tuesday, Oct. 10 at noon, Citi card members will have access to a special pre-sale, as well as VIP packages that include a meet and greet with the Power Rangers through Citi’s Private Pass program.
The live tour will be part of a year-long celebration of 25 powerful years of Saban’s Power Rangers and the core pillars of the brand: inclusivity, diversity, and teamwork.
Created by Haim Saban and launched in 1993, “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers” quickly became a pop culture phenomenon. Today, “Power Rangers” is one of the longest running kids live action series in television history. The series, currently in its 24th season with “Power Rangers Ninja Steel” and subsequent movies, including 2017’s feature film with Lionsgate, follows the adventures of a group of ordinary teens who morph into superheroes and save the world from evil. “Power Rangers” currently airs in 150 markets around the world and is translated into numerous languages.
“Power Rangers Live” is directed by Amy Tinkham, written by James Bates and David McDermott, and produced by Red Light Management.
“’Power Rangers Live’ incorporates state of the art video and technology, jaw-dropping live action stunts and amazing martial arts to make for a first class theater experience for Ranger fans of all ages,” says Jonathan Shank, executive producer of Red Light Management.
“’Power Rangers Live,’ in partnership with Red Light Management and CAA, will be a celebration of Saban’s Power Rangers’ 25th anniversary. Fans across the franchise’s 25-year history, from those who grew up with the original ‘Mighty Morphin Power Rangers’ to our fans currently watching ‘Power Rangers Ninja Steel,’ will connect with this action-packed, live Power Rangers experience,” said Janet Hsu, CEO at Saban Brands.
Saban’s Power Rangers franchise is the brainchild of Haim Saban, creator and producer of the original “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers” hit series that launched in 1993. Following its introduction, “Power Rangers” quickly became the most-watched television program in the United States and remains one of the top-rated and longest running kids live action series in television history. The feature film with Lionsgate premiered worldwide in March of 2017, and the franchise will celebrate its 25th anniversary year in 2018.