May 11, 2023


Tour dates announced for brand-new theatrical adaption of the award-winning animated series for Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon, Thunder Bay, Vancouver, Winnipeg, and Toronto


11 May 2023 – Everyone’s favorite Blue Heeler family is coming to Canada! Bluey’s Big Play The Stage Show, the hit live show based on the Emmy®-winning animated series, will “take the show on the road” to venues in Thunder Bay, Winnipeg, Regina, Saskatoon, Calgary, Vancouver, Edmonton and Toronto, starting December 8, 2023. Fans can expect more cities to be added.

See for pre-sale tickets information and to purchase tickets, which will be on sale starting Thursday, May 18, 2023. The 24-hour pre-sale starts on May 16, 2023 at 10 AM local timezone and the General Public on-sale starts on May 18, 2023 at 10 AM local timezone.

Bluey, the beloved series available in Canada on Disney Junior, Disney Channel, Disney+ and STACKTV, follows a six-year-old Blue Heeler dog, who turns everyday family life into extraordinary adventures.

Based on an original new story written by Bluey creator Joe Brumm, Bluey’s Big Play The Stage Show also contains new music by Bluey composer, Joff Bush. Audiences of all ages will get to see Bluey, younger sister Bingo and parents Bandit and Chilli, as they’ve never seen them before, when the Heelers embark on their first live theatre show in Canada featuring puppetry, live actors, and iconic sets.

“We’re thrilled to be bringing Bluey’s Big Play The Stage Show to Canadian audiences for the very first time,” said director Rosemary Myers of Windmill Theatre Co. “The response to the show from fans across the U.S. and Australia has been nothing short of amazing and we can’t wait for Canadian families to experience all the fun and excitement of having Bluey and her family on stage live in their city.”

Bluey’s Big Play The Stage Show is presented by BBC Studios and Andrew Kay in association with Windmill Theatre Co. The stage show enjoyed much success in Australia, where it premiered in Bluey’s hometown Brisbane and went on to perform 447 times across 65 venues, including the Sydney Opera House. The tour is currently in the U.S. where it’s played the Hulu Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York, the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles and the iconic Chicago Theatre.


December 8-10, 2023       Thunder Bay, ON             Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

December 11-13, 2023      Winnipeg, MB                   Centennial Concert Hall

December 15-17, 2023      Regina, SK                        Conexus Arts Centre

December 22-23, 2023    Saskatoon, SK                  Sid Buckwold Theatre at TCU Place

December 27-30, 2023    Calgary, AB                       Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

January 2-3, 2024             Vancouver, BC                 Queen Elizabeth Theatre

January 5-7, 2024             Edmonton, AB                  Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

April 3-7, 2024                   Toronto, ON                      Meridian Hall

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About Bluey

Bluey is produced by Emmy® Award-winning Ludo Studio for ABC KIDS (Australia) and co-commissioned by ABC Children’s and BBC Studios Kids & Family. Financed in association with Screen Australia, Bluey is proudly 100% created, written, animated, and post produced in Brisbane Queensland, Australia, with funding from the Queensland Government through Screen Queensland and the Australian Government.

About Ludo Studio

Ludo Studio is a multi-Emmy® and Logie award-winning Australian studio that creates and produces original scripted drama, animation and digital stories that are authored by incredible local talent, distributed globally and loved by audiences everywhere.

About BBC Studios

BBC Studios is a commercial subsidiary of the BBC Group with sales of £1.6bn (21/22). Able to take an idea seamlessly from thought to screen and beyond, the business is built on four pillars: a global Content Studio (producing, investing and distributing content globally); Channels & Streaming platforms in the UK and across the world; a Brands & Licencing operation which seeks to amplify the impact of IP; and the successful UK-based multi-channel network UKTV. Around 2,400 hours of award-winning British programmes made by the business every year, with three-quarters of its revenues from non-BBC customers including Discovery, Apple and Netflix.  Its content is internationally recognised across a broad range of genres and specialisms, with brands like Strictly Come Dancing/Dancing with the Stars, Top Gear, Bluey and Doctor Who., BBC Studios’ global digital news platform, has 139 million unique browser visits each month.

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About HVK Productions

HVK Productions is part of the Andrew Kay group of companies, an international theater Producer and concert Promoter based in Melbourne, Australia. Andrew Kay AM has presented, produced and co-produced countless award-winning theatrical, musical and live stage events.

Andrew has been one of Australia’s leading producers and presenters of children’s theater including “Hi-5”, “Bananas in Pyjamas”, “Cat in The Hat”, “Giggle and Hoot”, “Hairy Maclary”, “The Fairies”, “LazyTown”, “ABC Christmas Spectaculars” “Horrible Histories – Awful Egyptians” and “Barmy Britain”, “We’re Going on a Bear Hunt”. Most recently he has produced the very popular “Dan TDM Live” and multiple tours of “Operation Ouch Live” and Steve Backshall’s “Deadly 60 Live”.

Other notable artists presented include three-time Grammy winners the Soweto Gospel Choir, Kathleen Battle, Nigel Kennedy, Kevin McCloud, Yehudi Menuin, David Helfgott, Maggie Smith, Ian McKellen, Patricia Routlege, Wynton Marsalis and Louis Theroux.

About Windmill Theatre Company

Based in Adelaide, South Australia, Windmill Theatre Company has a global reputation as a leading producer of theater for children, teenagers and families. Each year the company performs in its hometown, and tours across Australia and around the world. Over the last 17 years, Windmill has presented 63 productions including 36 brand new Australian works, performing to young audiences in 287 cities and towns across 30 countries.