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PAW Patrol Live is coming to the Wright State Nutter Center for four shows Feb. 22-23, 2020. Here's a sneak preview of what to expect.

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“No job is too big, no pup is too small,” but the PAW Patrol could always use help from some of their biggest, little fans.

PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure” rolls into Dayton for four shows Feb. 22-23 at the Wright State University Nutter Center. The heroic pups from the animated television series will embark on a pirate-themed adventure to uncover hidden treasure during a high-energy live stage show.

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PAW Patrol has an enthusiastic following among the preschool set, and it’s those young fans who energize performer Janelle Good, who plays the daredevil pilot pup Skye in the current tour.

“I think the best part is seeing the kids’ faces light up,” the California native said. “Their favorite pups are being brought to life, and it’s so engaging.”

Janelle Good, who plays the daredevil pilot pup Skye in the current PAW Patrol tour. CONTRIBUTED
Janelle Good, who plays the daredevil pilot pup Skye in the current PAW Patrol tour. CONTRIBUTED

Life has come full circle for Good who was just 3 years old when she was first bitten by the performance bug as a young dancer. Now, at 22, she is bringing smiles to the faces of children about that age show after show.

“The kids get to go on the adventure with us,” she said. “They bring this incredible energy, there’s nothing else like it.”

PAW Patrol Live is coming to the Nutter Center in Dayton on Feb. 22-23, 2020. CONTRIBUTED
PAW Patrol Live is coming to the Nutter Center in Dayton on Feb. 22-23, 2020. CONTRIBUTED

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Credit: Dan Norman

“The Great Pirate Adventure,” is an engaging experience from start to finish as the characters come to life on stage thanks to the inventive full-body puppetry of the pups. It’s time for Pirate Day in Adventure Bay, but when Cap’n Turbot falls into a dark and mysterious cavern, it’s PAW Patrol to the rescue with Chase, Marshall, Rubble, Skye, Rocky and Zuma all pitching in.

“It’s really interactive, the kids help us along the way,” Good said. “And there’s even some dancing.”

Fans of all ages can let loose and do the Pirate Boogie with the pups.

Keeping in mind the ages and attention spans of the young fans, the Broadway-style show runs just over an hour and there is a 15-minute intermission.

So, X marks the spot at the Nutter Center for fun with pups and pirates, or should it be X barks the spot?

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PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure” is coming to Wright State University’s Nutter Center on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 22-23.
PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure” is coming to Wright State University’s Nutter Center on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 22-23.

Credit: Dan Norman

Credit: Dan Norman

We couldn’t resist sharing this doggone cute summary of the plot:

“In PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure,” Mayor Goodway is getting everything shipshape for a big Pirate Day celebration in Adventure Bay. When Cap’n Turbot falls into a dark and mysterious cavern, it’s PAW Patrol to the rescue! Chase, Marshall, Rubble, Skye, Rocky and Zuma save Cap'n Turbot and discover a secret pirate treasure map that leads them on an epic adventure. Things get ruff when Mayor Humdinger wants to find the treasure first for Foggy Bottom. The pups need all paws on deck for this pirate adventure, including help from the newest pup who’s all ears…Tracker! Using their heroic rescue skills, problem solving and teamwork, the pups set sail to save the day. No job is too big, no pirate pup is too small!”

WANT TO GO?

What: PAW Patrol Live! "The Great Pirate Adventure"

When: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 22-23

Where: Wright State University Nutter Center, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy., Fairborn

Cost: Tickets, which start at $20, go on sale Thursday, Sept. 12. They are available at the Wright State University Nutter Center Box Office or at www.ticketmaster.com.  A limited number of V.I.P. (Very Important Pup) Packages are available, starting at $120. Package features premium show seating, a commemorative lanyard, and an after-show Meet & Greet with PAW Patrol Live! walkaround characters.

More info: Visit www.PAWPatrolLive.com or @PAWPatrolLive on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter

PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure” is coming to Wright State University’s Nutter Center on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 22-23.
PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure” is coming to Wright State University’s Nutter Center on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 22-23.

Credit: Dan Norman

Credit: Dan Norman