For the primary time in eight years, the film-and-orchestra live performance Bugs Bunny on the Symphony returns to Los Angeles, coming to the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday, July 30, 2023. That includes 16 traditional Looney Tunes projected on an enormous display screen, accompanied by a reside symphony orchestra carried out by Emmy Award winner George Daugherty, taking part in the long-lasting authentic Carl Stalling and Milt Franklyn tunes reside. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 17.
The fan-favorite live performance occasion has toured the world with main symphony orchestras since its 1990 debut first sold-out Broadway’s Gershwin Theatre as Bugs Bunny On Broadway. It first premiered in Los Angles in 1991.
The 16 Looney Tunes included within the manufacturing’s newest model embrace “What’s Opera, Doc?,” “The Rabbit of Seville,” “Baton Bunny,” “Lengthy-Haired Hare,” and “Corny Concerto,” plus 5 new animated shorts – Rabid Rider, Coyote Falls, Fur of Flying, Dynamite Dance, and Moist Cement with classically-infused scores performed reside.
“After we had been all rising up and watching Looney Tunes on Saturday morning, we didn’t understand we additionally getting a large lesson in classical music,” mentioned Daugherty. “Bugs Bunny on the Symphony is the proper alternative to convey right this moment’s youngsters to the symphony orchestra and admire the great thing about classical music whereas getting a hilarious twist from Bugs Bunny and his cohorts. Extra importantly, it’s an opportunity for adults of all ages to rekindle their affection for these sensible, animated shorts and relive a very nostalgic and magical a part of their childhoods.”
Daugherty famous that the July 30 Microsoft Theater efficiency would characteristic animation-friendly actions within the theater’s lobby earlier than showtime, together with Animation Stations offered by the Chuck Jones Middle for Creativity and quite a few photograph ops for viewers members of all ages.
“We’re particularly excited to be acting at The Microsoft Theater,” added Daugherty. “It’s one of many pre-eminent venues of its type on this planet, and we are going to begin a brand new custom the place many years extra of multi-generational audiences can revel within the brilliance of Bugs Bunny and his Looney Tunes.”
Warner Bros. Discovery Presents Bugs Bunny on the Symphony is a 130-minute live performance with one 20-minute intermission. Tickets can be found starting March 17 at www.AXS.com.
Supply: Warner Bros. Discovery World Themed Leisure
Debbie Diamond Sarto is information editor at Animation World Community.