"RePlay: Symphony of Heroes," an audiovisual show featuring music from video games, will make its North American debut this spring, entertainment agency Jason Michael Paul Productions announced today.
The next "RePlay" performances are scheduled for March 7 and March 8 in Sydney, and the show will arrive in North America with concerts at the Mahaffey Theater (photo above) in St. Petersburg, Fla., on April 19 and April 20. Then it will travel to Atlanta for a performance at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on June 13, followed by two dates in Canada: Sept. 6 in Toronto's Sony Centre for the Performing Arts and Oct. 4 in Montreal's Place des Arts.
"We are thrilled to debut this new concert series at the amazing Mahaffey Theater this spring," said Jason Michael Paul, CEO of Jason Michael Paul Productions, in a press release today.
According to the press release, "RePlay" was put together by the same creative team behind three other well-known video game concerts: "Dear Friends: Music from Final Fantasy," "More Friends: Music from Final Fantasy" and "The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses." The show features music from games and franchises such as Journey, The Legend of Zelda, The Elder Scrolls, Halo, Final Fantasy, God of War and Metal Gear Solid.
In "RePlay," the music is accompanied by high-definition visuals from the games themselves. Other titles with music for the upcoming shows include BioShock and Dear Esther, and the show will also feature a new arrangement of "The Turret Opera" from Portal 2.