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Barbie: The Movie In Concert - Aug 18, 2024

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barbie'Barbie The Movie: In Concert' Led by Macy Schmidt and the Barbie Land Sinfonietta coming to Jones Beach on Sun, Aug 18 - tix: https://BARBIE.jonesbeach.com

A live-to-film concert experience featuring all-women and majority women of color orchestra, The Sinfonietta, performing the film’s award-winning score live.

“Barbie The Movie: In Concert,” a live orchestral show of the soundtrack as the blockbuster musical comedy plays on-screen, will close its newly announced summer tour Aug. 18 at Jones Beach Theater.. Originally announced last month by the doll’s manufacturer, Mattel, as a one-shot concert at The Hollywood Bowl on July 27, that date now falls within a 37-city N.A. Summer tour commencing July 2 in Tampa, Florida.

Performing will be The Barbie Land Sinfonietta, an all-woman and majority woman-of-color orchestra. That ensemble is a co-branded version of The Broadway Sinfonietta, founded in 2020 by orchestrator Macy Schmidt, 27, an executive producer of this concert tour. The Egyptian American Schmidt, who in 2022 was named to Forbes magazine’s “30 Under 30” list, became the first woman-of-color orchestrator in Broadway history with that year's musical “Kimberly Akimbo.”

“Music lends so much heart and excitement to the Barbie film; between the stunning and clever orchestral score and the upbeat iconic pop soundtrack, music is carrying us through the story,” Schmidt — whose company Ahava 72 shared a Best Revival of a Musical Tony Award as a producer of “Parade” — said in part in a statement.. She added, “Throughout this entire process, I’ve been so inspired by Mattel’s genuine commitment to everything this film stands for. I am particularly excited to be partnering with Mattel as I have long been inspired by Barbie’s purpose statement: ‘to inspire the limitless potential in every girl.’ It couldn’t be more aligned to have an all-women orchestra performing this film, bringing its message to life onstage.”

In a LinkedIn post three weeks ago after the Hollywood Bowl concert was announced, Schmidt wrote, “This project was my ‘shoot for the moon’ brain child. Barely 4 months ago, it all began with a cold email to the brilliant women at Mattel, and a pitch deck for a Barbie orchestra. The rest is history, and I’m blown away every day by Mattel’s genuine commitment to everything this film stands for.” .. The Sinfonietta has performed with such pop stars as Reneé Rapp, Brandy and Jordin Sparks, and in concert for such feature films as “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,” “Cowboy Bebop,” and “Avatar: The Last Airbender,” according to a news release.. Director and co-writer Greta Gerwig’s “Barbie” (2023) proved a critical and box-office sensation, earning $1.45 billion worldwide and reaping numerous awards, including a Golden Globe for “Cinematic and box office achievement.” It stars Margot Robbie as the primary version of the fashion doll, Barbie; Ryan Gosling as the primary version of her longtime companion, Ken; and a plethora of stars as other versions of the longtime pop-culture duo.

The Barbie Land Sinfonietta is conducted by Tony Award winning producer Macy Schmidt. A Forbes 30 Under 30 honoree, Schmidt recently became the first woman of color orchestrator in Broadway history.. “We can’t wait for fans of all ages to join us in this immersive experience, celebrating the biggest movie of 2023 and bringing the magic of Barbie to life like never before.” said Josh Silverman, Chief Franchise Officer at Mattel. “The incredible talents of Macy Schmidt and The Barbie Land Sinfonietta guarantee an unparalleled and unforgettable adventure.” .. “Music lends so much heart and excitement to the Barbie film; between the stunning and clever orchestral score and the upbeat iconic pop soundtrack, music is carrying us through the story,” said Macy Schmidt. “On top of getting to experience the film unlike ever before, Barbie The Movie: In Concert audiences will have the privilege of watching some of the world’s best musicians come together and do what they do best. Throughout this entire process, I’ve been so inspired by Mattel’s genuine commitment to everything this film stands for. I am particularly excited to be partnering with Mattel as I have long been inspired by Barbie’s purpose statement: ‘to inspire the limitless potential in every girl.’ It couldn’t be more aligned to have an all-women orchestra performing this film, bringing its message to life onstage.’”

Furthering the mission, Barbie The Movie: In Concert will include a touring road crew consisting of a veteran lineup of all-women technical and production professionals... The full-length feature film Barbie received more than 450 industry nominations and 120 wins, including eight Academy Award® nominations. Music from Barbie was nominated for 11 GRAMMY Awards®, with three wins secured in key categories including Song of the Year and Best Song Written for Visual Media (Billie Eilish O’Connell and Finneas O’Connell, What Was I Made For?), and Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media.. Barbie was released worldwide on July 21, 2023, by Warner Bros. Pictures. The highest grossing film of 2023 and the highest grossing in Warner Bros. history, Barbie is directed by Greta Gerwig from a screenplay written by Gerwig & Noah Baumbach. It is Mattel Films’ first theatrical production. Warner Bros. Pictures Presents a Heyday Films Production, a LuckyChap Entertainment Production, an NB/GG Pictures Production, a Mattel Films Production, Barbie. The film is distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures.
 


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