Nickelodeon’s Double Dare Live, the multi-city live stage tour inspired by the iconic TV game show “Double Dare,” will stop at Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Jackson Hall on Nov. 9.
Featuring original host Marc Summers and his beloved sidekick Robin Russo, the live stage show will debut in Fayetteville, North Carolina, on Oct. 30, and will tour North America through November. The Nov. 9 appearance at TPAC is its only stop in Tennessee.
“Hosting the Double Dare Live tour couldn’t be any more exciting, and I look forward to bringing the fun and messiness of ‘Double Dare’ to audiences across the country,” said Marc Summers. “Doing the show again with my sidekick Robin will fulfill childhood dreams of the generation that grew up with us and introduce this classic show to the next generation.”
Double Dare Live will feature two teams comprised of selected audience members competing to win prizes by answering brain-bending trivia questions, completing messy physical challenges and ultimately facing the legendary obstacle course.
The brand-new “Double Dare” series premiered this summer and was ranked as one of the top three shows with K6-11 on all TV. “Double Dare” is hosted by digital creator and actress Liza Koshy, with original host Marc Summers providing color commentary on the challenges and lending his vast knowledge of the game and expertise to each episode.
“Double Dare” premiered on Oct. 6, 1986, on Nickelodeon, and ran from 1986-1993, making it the network’s longest-running game show. Marc Summers served as the show’s original host from 1986-1993. Shortly after its debut, “Double Dare” became one of the most popular original daily programs on cable television. The series went into syndication in 1988, and was later revived as “Super Sloppy Double Dare” in 1989.The show also ran on broadcast television as “Family Double Dare” in 1988, followed by new versions on Nick, including “Double Dare 2000.”
Double Dare Live is produced by Red Tail Productions, LLC and CB Entertainment.