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MasterChef Junior Live! To Return In 2020 In More Than 40 New U.S. Markets

Initial 2019 Tour’s Success Leads to Expanded 2020 Tour

Tour to Stop in New Major Markets Including Boston, Brooklyn, Washington D.C., Detroit, Chicago, Denver and More

Tickets Go on Sale Friday, October 25, at 10:00 AM Local Time

(OCTOBER 21, 2019) – TCG Entertainment, leaders in live tour productions, and Endemol Shine North America, producers of the hit culinary competition series MASTERCHEF JUNIOR, announced that after a successful initial 2019 tour, they are extending MasterChef Junior Live! to more than 40 new markets with a second tour in 2020.

Attended by packed audiences in 16 cities during its first run this fall, the extended seven-week tour will kick off in Rochester, NY on March 3, 2020 and will visit 40 additional markets across the U.S., including Boston, Brooklyn, Washington DC, Detroit, Chicago, Denver, and more. Tickets go on sale this Friday, October 25, at 10:00 AM Local Time, and can be purchased at

“TCG is thrilled to continue to bring the fun of MasterChef Junior Live! to audiences in 2020.  The stage show brings great moments from the TV series to a LIVE setting.  Families will enjoy watching and participating in the show as much as we have enjoyed creating it,” said Stephen Cook, President of TCG Entertainment, Producer of MasterChef Junior Live!

“We were thrilled that MasterChef Junior Live! was so well received by audiences of all ages in our initial run and now we are excited to expand this special theatre experience to more than 40 new U.S. markets in 2020,” said Amber Sheppo, Senior Vice President, Licensing, Endemol Shine North America. “Alongside our partners at TCG Entertainment, we are giving families and fans of our hit series a chance to meet and learn first-hand from past MASTERCHEF JUNIOR winners and contestants in cities near them.”

MasterChef Junior Live!, which makes its final stop for 2019 tonight in Riverside, CA brings MASTERCHEF JUNIOR directly to fans and foodies alike…LIVE on stage! The family-friendly show will feature head-to-head cooking demonstrations and fun (sometimes messy!) challenges with past MASTERCHEF JUNIOR contestants, and an overall immersive audience experience fun for all ages. A limited number of VIP Packages will be available in all markets and will include cast meet-and-greets, Q&A sessions, a signed show poster, photos and more!  Exclusive MasterChef Junior Live! merchandise will also be available for purchase.

MasterChef Junior Live! cast to be announced at a later date.

Come be a part of MasterChef Junior Live!  It’s an experience for the whole family and a recipe for a guaranteed good time!

MASTERCHEF JUNIOR will return for an eighth season on FOX, featuring world renowned chef Gordon Ramsay, acclaimed chef Aarón Sánchez and nutrition expert, author and new judge Daphne Oz.


March 3 - Rochester, NY - Kodak Center Theatre
March 4 - Baltimore, MD - Lyric Opera House
March 5 - Syracuse, NY - Crouse Hinds
March 6 - Easton, PA - State Theatre Center for the Arts
March 7 - Wallingford, CT - Oakdale Theatre
March 8 - New Brunswick, NJ - State Theatre
March 10 - Newark, NJ - Bergen PAC
March 11 - Philadelphia, PA - Merriam Theatre
March 12 - Boston, MA - Emerson Colonial Theatre
March 13 - Brooklyn, NY - Kings Theatre
March 14 - Lancaster, PA - American Music Theatre
March 15 - Albany, NY - Palace Theatre
March 17 - Dayton, OH - Schuster Center
March 18 - Grand Rapids, MI - DeVos Performance Hall
March 19 - Detroit, MI - Fox Theatre
March 21 - Richmond, VA - Carpenter Theatre
March 22 - Washington DC - Warner Theatre
March 24 - Orlando, FL - Bob Carr Theatre
March 25 - Clearwater, FL - Ruth Eckerd
March 26 - Ft Lauderdale, FL - Broward Center
March 27 - Jacksonville, FL - Florida Theatre
March 28 - Charlotte, NC - Ovens Auditorium
March 29 - Charleston, SC - Gaillard Center
March 31 - Columbus, OH - Palace Theatre
April 1 - Akron, OH - Civic Center
April 2 - Evansville, IN - Victory Theatre
April 3 - Richmond, KY - EKU Center for the Arts
April 4 - Rosemont, IL - Rosemont Theatre
April 5 - Des Moines, IA - Des Moines Civic Center
April 7 - Sioux Falls, SD - Washington Pavilion
April 8 - Rapid City, SD - Rushmore Plaza Civic Center
April 9 - Colorado Springs, CO - Pikes Peak Center
April 10 - Denver, CO - Paramount Theatre
April 11 - Grand Junction, CO - Avalon Theatre
April 14 - Wichita, KS - Orpheum Theatre
April 15 - Cedar Rapids, IA - Paramount Theatre
April 16 - Springfield, IL - Sangamon Auditorium
April 17 - Oshkosh, WI - Menominee Nation Arena
April 18 - Minneapolis, MN - State Theatre
April 19 - Kansas City, MO - Midland Theatre

For information about MasterChef Junior Live!, visit
For information about booking this tour, please reach out to WME at


About TCG Entertainment
TCG Entertainment ( is the industry leader in the creation, production, booking and marketing of live entertainment productions and events. TCG has over 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry, with a focus on symphonic, family, music and other live touring properties. Current and past productions include multiple productions of Cirque Musica (, 4U: The Music of Prince with Symphony, A Night of Symphonic Hip Hop, A Night of Symphonic Rock, REWIND-Celebrating the 80s and more.

About EndemolShine North America
Endemol Shine North America delivers world-class content and compelling storytelling to multiple platforms in the U.S. and across the globe. Endemol Shine North America is part of Endemol Shine Group, the global content creator, producer and distributor with a diverse portfolio of companies that are behind some of the most prominent hit television formats and series in the world.

Endemol Shine Group’s companies in North America are behind such hit series as “Big Brother” (CBS), “Ink Master” (Paramount Network), MASTERCHEF (FOX), MASTERCHEF JUNIOR (FOX), “Swamp People” (History), “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” (Bravo), “Below Deck” (Bravo), “T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle” (VH1), “Page Six TV” (Syndicated), “Fear Factor” (MTV), “I'm Dying Up Here” (Showtime), “Trading Spaces” (TLC) and upcoming “Deal or No Deal” (CNBC), “LOL” (Amazon) and “Utopia” (Amazon).

MASTERCHEF JUNIOR, based on the hit FOX television show MASTERCHEF, blends exciting moments and inspirational stories with talented young contestants. Young home cooks face fun and technical challenges proving that when it comes to cooking, age doesn't matter!

Produced by Endemol Shine North America and One Potato Two Potato, MASTERCHEF JUNIOR is based on a format created by Franc Roddam and Endemol Shine. Natalka Znak, Danny Schrader, Elisabeth Murdoch, Georgie Hurford-Jones, Gordon Ramsay, Patricia Llewellyn and Ben Adler serve as executive producers.

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