Video Games Live

Video Games Live

Performing: 03/16/2015 - Buy Tickets

CONTACT:
Andrew Seraphin
The Wilbur Theatre
Seraphin@TheWilbur.com 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    

Video Games Live Comes to The Wilbur

WHAT:             On Monday, March 16th, 2015, Video Games Live is coming to The Wilbur in Boston’s historic Theatre District.

Video Games Live™ is an immersive concert event featuring music from the most popular video games of all time. Created, produced and hosted by well known game industry veteran and superstar Tommy Tallarico, top orchestras and choirs around the world perform along with exclusive synchronized video footage and music arrangements, synchronized lighting, well known internet solo performers, electronic percussion, live action and unique interactive segments to create an explosive one-of-a-kind entertainment experience. Special events surround the show, including a pre-show experience where guests can enjoy a costume contest, Guitar Hero competition, prize give-a-ways and interactive game demos. Post-show event includes the very popular meet-and-greet with top game composers and designers. All pre and post show events are open to all ticket holders.

The best way to describe Video Games Live™? Picture the energy and excitement of a rock concert mixed with the power and emotion of a symphony orchestra combined together by the technology, interactivity, stunning visuals and fun that only video games can provide. Completely synchronized cutting-edge video screen visuals, state-of-the-art lighting and special fx, stage show production and special on-stage interactive segments with the audience dazzle crowds of all ages – gamers and non-gamers alike.

This is a concert event put on by the video game industry to help encourage and support the culture and art that video games have become. Video Games Live™ bridges a gap for entertainment by exposing new generations of music lovers and fans to the symphonic orchestral experience while also providing a completely new and unique experience for families and/or non-gamers. The show is heralded and enjoyed by the entire family.

If you or someone you know is into video games, you won’t want to miss this highly acclaimed one-of-a-kind concert experience. Or maybe you are looking for something cultural and exciting that the whole family will enjoy? Video Games Live™ is not just a concert, but a celebration of the entire video game industry that people of all ages will adore.

Whether it’s the power and passion of the more recent blockbusters or the excitement of remembering the sentimental classics you played growing up, Video Games Live™ will truly be a special night to remember. Meet and bond with new friends as you help to celebrate a pastime which has truly evolved into our culture. Even if you have never played a video game you’ve never heard or seen an orchestral performance quite like this.

Incorporated in 2002, Video Games Live is the first and most successful video game touring concert in the world having performed over 250 shows in 25 countries on 5 continents. Over 11,000 people were present for the debut performance at the Hollywood Bowl with the L.A. Philharmonic and since then over 1 million people have experienced the show live. Video Games Live has released 3 albums worldwide (all of which debuted in the Billboard Top 10) as well as an award winning full length feature DVD/Blu-Ray. In 2010 the show aired nationally on PBS and quickly became one of the top rated PBS Specials of all time. With over 100’s of ticket buyer reviews on Ticketmaster.com, Video Games Live boasts a 4.6 (out of 5) rating. Inducted into the Guinness Book of World Records for the biggest game concert in the world (over 100,000 in China), Video Games Live continues to break new ground and thrill audiences worldwide with brand new content each year.

For more information please visit www.videogameslive.com

For tickets and more information about The Wilbur and other great events visit https://thewilbur.com.

WHEN:          Monday, March 16th, 2015 – 8:00 PM

COST:             $36-$77

WHERE:         The Wilbur | 246 Tremont Street | Boston, MA 02116 | 617.248.9700

TICKETS:        Visit www.thewilbur.com, or call the box office at 617.248.9700

About The Wilbur:

Celebrating 100 years, The Wilbur, nestled in Boston’s historic Theatre District, is the premiere destination for comedy and music in Boston, MA. Built in 1914 by The Shubert Brothers, The Wilbur opened in 1915 and was named for The Shubert Theatre’s manager A.L. Wilbur. Recently revitalized by former Comedy Connection owner Bill Blumenreich in July of 2008, The Wilbur has become a first-class venue showcasing A-list comedians and musicians. A Comedy Central verified venue, the theater has attracted the best of the best in comedy including Aziz Ansari, Louis CK, Kevin Hart, Katt Williams and Jim Gaffigan. They also boast award-winning musicians from all genres such as Boyz II Men, Lauryn Hill, Lyle Lovitt and Smoky Robinson. Offering an intimate show setting, The Wilbur provides the perfect environment for enjoying comedy sensations and chart topping artists in the heart of Boston’s historic Theater District.

The Wilbur is located at 246 Tremont Street in Boston, MA. For more information, please visit www.thewilbur.com, or call 617.248.9700.

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