Like, Subscribe, Obey! is an immersive theatrical spectacular for students grade 4 - 8.
Captain North America Man, has disappeared. and two brave kids go on a mission to find him. They discover the Captain has lost his powers at the hands of The Influencer, the epitome of everything wrong with TikTok culture.
With the help of the audience, these two brave kids save the Captain and ultimately prove that you don’t need to be a super to be powerful.
The show uses stunts, digital effects, and musical dance numbers which address the major themes of safe social media usage, online bullying, self esteem and mental health. The show will include a School Course Pack featuring exercises exploring these themes to be discussed for students from Grades 4 - 8.
Whalen Entertainment is an entertainment company devoted to imagining new ways of applying technology and immersive elements to traditional storytelling. We bring people together in immersive environments to heighten and augment the stories we tell, as we explore themes and narratives that connect us to each other.
Megan Whalen | Writer, Director
Megan is a classical and musical theatre artist who has performed across Canada and the US, most notably as Liesl in the award winning Andrew Lloyd Weber revival of The Sound of Music (Mirvish). As a writer and director she has penned plays such as A Spaghetti Dinner, Trouble at the North Pole and sketch comedy film and theatre for her troupe The Dented Cannes.
She teaches acting and voice and runs workshops around Southwestern Ontario, and has been a guest educator with The NTS drama festival. in 2022 She received the Talk Is Free Theatre educational grant for digital theatre and was a 2023 finalist for the Cayle Chernin award for Theatre Development.
Pat Whalen | Writer, Marketing
Patrick has written with Second City and Just for Laughs on Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody which toured across Canada, US (including Las Vegas, L.A. & NYC) and Europe.
Patrick has performed with Toronto Operetta Theatre and starred in the movie 11 Blocks (Netflix). As a marketing and production coordinator he has worked on campaigns for Disney Cruise, Discovery and Sons of Kent Brewing.
He has helped pen Trouble at the North Pole and writes for The Dented Cannes sketch comedy troupe.
They both can be seen performing with their classic country band Deep Southwest touring Canada and Italy, as well as creating and directing incredible immersive and experiential productions.
When they’re not performing, writing, and filming new works, Megan can be found practicing Jiu Jitsu and crafting. Pat can be found teaching and competing in Jiu Jutsu (he holds a purple belt), and they both love hanging out with their dog Riker and bunny Hazel.