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Introducting: Doodlebops Rockin’ Road Show
Posted on 01/10/10 by Stephanie 4:22 PM 5 Comments

Here is a sneak preview of the Doodlebops cartoon entitled ‘Doodlebops Rockin’ Road Show‘. The show Launches on CBC in February and CBS in April. All the same cast members & creative team. 26 half hours, 52 new songs!


CBC’s Kidsummer 09
Posted on 12/19/09 by Stephanie 5:38 AM 1 Comment

Here’s a couple pictures from the Doodlebops performance for CBC’s Kidsummer in Toronto, ON, Canada – back on July 9th, 2009. This was the ORIGINAL cast, including Bus Driver Bob!


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Christmas Rocks! – Lisa Lennox
Posted on 12/17/09 by Stephanie 6:09 AM 0 Comments

Catch Lisa in “Christmas Rocks! A Winterland Who’s Who”. There’s only three shows left – this Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8PM!

Location:

Confederation Centre of the Arts
145 Richmond Street
Charlottetown, PE, CA C1A 1J1

Tickets:
Purchase here

Facebook Page:

Check out their page here! You will find a trailer of the show, where you can see snippets of Lisa performing.

About the show:

CHRISTMAS ROCKS is a holiday feast. When you walk into a theatre for the performance of a new show and discover that you’ve stepped up to a buffet that includes the vocal dynamics of maritime legends Frank MacKay and Joey Kitson, the flying feet and fiddle of Stephanie Cadman, a talking turkey, a grumpy nun, and a real live Doodlebop, you begin to realize that this holiday meal is the one that all others will be measured against!

When Musical Director and co-creator, Don Fraser and I started talking about “next year’s show” the day after last year’s closed, we knew that CHRISTMAS ROCKS would have big stockings to fill. It had to include some of the expected elements that the CANADA ROCKS shows have featured, and it had to have something new; something surprising. We agreed that the show needed to have some rock ‘n roll, we learned that our audiences wanted more traditional holiday tunes and we ourselves insisted that the show had to have brass;musically and metaphorically! We wondered what we could do to ramp it up.

We thought about the things that people expect to see in a holiday show: Santa Claus, Baby Jesus, Rudolph etc.; and then considered some of the aspects of the holidays that aren’t often celebrated: the turkey who reluctantly gives up his life for Christmas Dinner, last year’s broken New Year’s resolutions, and the neglected Christmas Tree. We mixed these notions together with a sentimental appreciation of the old CBC-TV “Hinterland Who’s Who” spots and came up with this show, CHRISTMAS ROCKS, A WINTERLAND WHO’S WHO, a show that gives its audience all the things they expect and much more of the things they don’t.

CHRISTMAS ROCKS is a celebration of the traditional, the contemporary, the secular and the silly elements of the holiday season. It has all the Christmas goodies you want and none of the calories. Dig in!

Wade Lynch


Gotta Catch Santa Claus
Posted on 10/25/09 by Stephanie 7:08 PM 0 Comments

VIEW TRAILER HERE!


New Doodlebops DVD!
Posted on 10/07/09 by Stephanie 8:15 AM 0 Comments

It’s hide-and-seek time with the Doodlebops, as Deedee and Rooney try to find out where Moe is hiding! Along the way, they discover that everyone is unique in his or her own way and that nobody is perfect. Join the Doodlebops for four heart-filled adventures in these episodes all about Moe! Includes 4 episodes: “The Mighty Moe Machine,” “Moe’s Lucky Clover,” “The Unbearable Loudness of Moe,” and “Robo-Moe!”

Purchase your copy now!


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Catch Lisa, Chad and Jon in High School Musical!
Posted on 03/03/09 by Stephanie 8:55 AM 9 Comments

This is really exciting news – Lisa, Chad and Jon will be appearing in the Canadian premiere of Disney’s High School Musical – On Stage!! The show opens April 14th and runs til May 31st at Neptune Theatre in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

They were cast for the following:

Lisa LennoxSharpay
Chad McNamaraRyan
Jonathan WexlerChad

See, I told you guys there would be more coming from the trio! This is the big news I’ve been dying to tell. It’s awesome to finally be able to share it with all of you! :) So, to the Doodle fans who can make it up to Nova Scotia – please go and support Lisa, Chad and Jon in their new show!!

Showtimes and tickets available here!


Oshawa Videos
Posted on 02/13/09 by Stephanie 11:59 AM 0 Comments

Here’s some videos from the Doodlebops: Together Forever tour stop in Oshawa, ON. I must say, I’m digging the stage set-up!

Tick Tock

Bird Is The Word

Keep checking back for my final set of pictures from the Doodlebops LIVE! tour :)


Jump Up!
Posted on 02/10/09 by Stephanie 10:18 PM 1 Comment

Here is the first video released with the new performers.


Let’s get on the bus
Posted on 02/08/09 by Stephanie 11:45 PM 1 Comment

The Doodlebops Together Forever Tour has shows in Saint John, Moncton and Fredericton. Chances are, if you are the parent of a young child in New Brunswick, you have Doodlebops tickets tucked into a drawer or stuck behind a fridge magnet.

Drawing on the success of the popular Canadian TV series, the high-energy live stage show from Koba Entertainment brings siblings Deedee, Rooney and Moe to the Maritimes for the first time. The cross-Canada tour that kicked off this week in Peterborough features a new cast, though you won’t be able to tell. They have the same makeup, eye-catching costumes and puffy pink, orange and blue wigs.

Carl Lenox, co-creator of the TV series and music director for the live show, said during a phone interview from his home in Elora Ont., that the audience can expect an exciting rock show.

“When you go, you will see a mosh pit fully made up of three- to five-year-olds,” he said jokingly. “It’s the greatest thing. It brings such joy to your heart to see all the little kids come up and sing and dance right up at the front of the stage.”

The Doodles, as Lenox fondly refers to them, will perform some new tunes and plenty of old favourites, including Get on The Bus. Other big hits include Wobbly Whoopsie, Queen for a Day, The Bird Song and Together Forever, a 2004 classic from the first season of the TV series.

Not to be outdone by the special effects and light displays at grown-up concerts, this tour boasts mega-screen projection technology, a modular, movable set and state-of-the-art lighting.

Patti Caplette, producer for Koba, describes it as a visual fiesta.

“The sophistication of our technology is very, very high. It’s seen-unseen. The technology is not large and ostentatious,” she said. “It’s subtle magic.”

Caplette said that while the television series is aimed at two- to four-year-olds, the stage version appeals to older brothers and sisters, parents and grandparents.

The Doodlebops are wildly popular, something Lenox attributes to their chemistry and the connection they have with fans.

“The Doodles really love performing, and it shows. You can tell. You can’t fool a child,” he said. “You can see that it’s honest and they really do enjoy performing. It’s a magical thing.”

Lenox, 51, who has also worked on the children’s series Rolie Polie Olie, the Babar and Pippi Longstocking films and a show called Marvin the Tap-Dancing Horse, said the great singing and dancing on The Doodlebops has helped the series become a fan favourite.

The TV show was born in 2003 when Cookie Jar Entertainment CEO Michael Hirsh called Lenox and told him he wanted to create a show about a rock band for kids.

“We just got together on his porch and hammered out some ideas, brought in some other members of the team and, before we knew it, we had a look and a feel and some names, and The Doodlebops were born.”

The series airs all over the world. The Toronto-based trio of pink, orange and blue rockers have appeared on the Today Show twice and sold out the WaMu Theater at Madison Square Garden three nights in a row, two years running, said Lenox.

Lenox revealed this week that the TV series is undergoing a major change. Season 4 of The Doodlebops, set to air in early 2010, will be animated instead of live-action.

“It’s great news,” said Lenox. “It’s just something that will give us a little more reach around the world.”

The three actors who play The Doodlebops on TV – Lisa Lennox as Deedee, Chad McNamara as Rooney and Jonathan Wexler as Moe – will provide the voices for the new cartoon, now in production.

Lenox is working on 52 new songs for the cartoon version of The Doodlebops, keeping with their themes of caring, sharing, co-operation and sticking together.

Lucky for him, he has creative consultants in his four grandchildren.

“When I have a song that I’m not sure about, all I have to do is play it for them and in 10 seconds you can tell. They either light right up and start jumping around and dancing or they just kind of go ‘I don’t know if I like that one Pop Pop,’ ” he said. “They can’t not be honest.”

The Doodlebops Together Forever tour will be at Saint John’s Imperial Theatre Feb. 18 and 19 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., Moncton’s Capitol Theatre March 7 at 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., and The Playhouse in Fredericton March 8 at 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. and March 9 at 4 p.m. Tickets are $26.50. Many performances are sold out but new shows have been added, so check the box office for ticket availability.


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Doodlebops bop into Oshawa for concert
Posted on 02/08/09 by Stephanie 11:00 PM 0 Comments

The Doodlebops are bringing their colourful rock show to Oshawa on Feb. 12.

The Together Forever Tour hits the General Motors Centre at 7 p.m. with a show for the whole family, said producer Patti Caplette.

The Doodlebops, Deedee, Rooney and Moe Doodle, have been entertaining pre-school children on TV, including CBC, for several years. This is their fourth tour.

“But this is their first cross-Canada tour that they’ve ever done,” Caplette said during a break preparing for the Peterborough show.

She said the show features original music by Carl Lennox, the music director, in the styles from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. There’s also dancing by the Doodlebop dancers, original sets and costumes and giant-screen technology.

“The Doodlebops are heralded as the worlds’ hottest rockin’ band for kids,” Caplette said.

“They’re going to put on an amazing rock show for kids. It’s everything you’d see in a rock show but tailored for kids.”

She added the entire family will enjoy the 7 p.m. show, which is 60 minutes with a 15-minute intermission.

Tickets for the show range from $20.50 to $25.50 and are available at the box office of the GM Centre, Mary and Athol streets, 1-877-436-8811 or www.generalmotorscentre.com.

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PS – HAPPY BELATED 24TH BIRTHDAY JONATHAN WEXLER :moesmile: