Paul Reubens Heading on Pee-wee’s Big Adventure 35th Anniversary Tour


Paul Reubens Heading on Pee-wee's Big Adventure 35th Anniversary Tour

Paul Reubens heading on Pee-wee’s Big Adventure 35th Anniversary Tour

Pee-wee Herman is one of the most iconic children’s characters and 2020 marks the 35th anniversary of his first big-screen adventure, Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure, and to celebrate actor Paul Reubens is taking the film on a tour across America! (via VitalThrills)

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The film, which was also the directorial debut of Tim Burton (Dumbo) and the first major studio film for composer Danny Elfman (The Grinch), saw the titular comedian go on a cross-country journey in search of his stolen bicycle. It was a critical commercial success, grossing nearly $41 million domestically on a $7 million budget and currently maintaining an 87% “Certified Fresh” approval rating from critics on review aggregate Rotten Tomatoes.

The tour, produced by Live Nation, will feature a special screening of the film followed by Reubens sharing stories about the making of the film and the writing of the character and will take place in 20 cities across America. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday at 10 a.m. CST at, with three levels of exclusive VIP packages including a secret gift and a photo opportunity with Reubens alongside a signed print.

The full list of tour dates and locations are as follows: 

February 14 – Portland, OR – Newmark Theatre
February 15 – Seattle, WA – Moore Theatre
February 21 – Denver, CO – Paramount Theatre
February 22 – Salt Lake City, UT – Kingsbury Hall
February 27 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
February 28 – San Francisco, CA – The Masonic
February 29 – San Diego, CA – Spreckels Theatre
March 5 – San Antonio, TX – The Aztec Theatre
March 6 – Austin, TX – ACL Live at the Moody Theater
March 8 – Dallas, TX – Majestic Theatre
March 12 – Atlanta, GA – The Tabernacle
March 13 – Tampa, FL – Tampa Theatre
March 14 – Coral Springs, FL – Coral Springs Center for the Arts
March 20 – Chicago, IL – The Chicago Theatre
March 21 – Minneapolis, MN – State Theatre
March 22 – Detroit, MI – The Fillmore Detroit
March 26 – New York, NY – The Beacon Theatre
March 27 – Philadelphia, PA – The Met Philadelphia
March 28 – Boston, MA – Orpheum Theater
March 29 – Washington, DC – Warner Theatre