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Curious George Arrives at Penn State York’s Pullo Center on May 25

4/6/2010 —

Curious George, the irrepressible little monkey who has captured children’s hearts for generations, jumps into action when he takes the stage in the inaugural tour of Curious George Live! on Tuesday, May 25 at Penn State York’s Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center). Curious George swings on to the stage at The Pullo Center for two additional performances on Wednesday, May 26, at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets for all three performances go on sale Monday, April 12 at 10 a.m.

Starring in his own original live musical stage production for the first time, Curious George is on a mission to help Chef Pisghetti save his restaurant by winning a world-famous meatball competition. This adventure takes him to Rome and The Golden Meatball Contest. With every swing and flip, George takes the audience through a fun-filled, entertaining story packed with music, dance, and follow-that-monkey fun. Parents and grandparents who grew up with Curious George will enjoy it just as much as the kids!

Children and parents around the world have delighted in Curious George’s adventures in books for nearly 65 years. Created in 1941 by Margret and H.A. Rey, Curious George has provided the inspiration for books, movies and a television series, and will continue to educate and entertain children in Curious George Live! by introducing them to a limitless world of exploration and discovery while offering wholesome family fun. Featuring original composition and familiar songs, as well as Broadway-quality stagecraft and professional singers and dancers, Curious George Live! is sure to captivate audiences of all ages.

Tickets are $18 and $29 with a limited number of $38 Gold Circle seats also available. Tickets can be purchased at the The Pullo Center box office, online at www.pullocenter.yk.psu.edu, or charge by phone at (717) 505-8900.

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