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Word Entertainment

December 12, 2013 16:27 ET

Word Entertainment Partners With the Epic Mini-Series "The Bible" and 20th Century Fox Feature Film "Son of God" Producers, Mark Burnett and Roma Downey, and Their Production Company Lightworkers Media for "The Bible: Son of God Tour 2014"

An Immersive Music and Visual Experience Celebrating the Life of Christ Inspired by the "The Bible" and "Son of God" Featuring Award-Winning Musical Artists Francesca Battistelli, Sidewalk Prophets, Natalie Grant, Chris August, Meredith Andrews and Jason Gray

NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwired - Dec 12, 2013) - Word Entertainment is partnering with producer and actress Roma Downey ("Touched by an Angel," "The Bible," "Son of God") and producer Mark Burnett ("The Voice," "Survivor," "The Apprentice," "Shark Tank," "The Bible," "Son of God") for "The Bible: Son of God Tour 2014." The two-hour live event will bring the epic miniseries "The Bible" and the upcoming 20th Century Fox feature film "Son of God" to life in sight and sound with immersive video and stunning visual effects paired with music by award-winning musical artists Francesca Battistelli, Sidewalk Prophets, Natalie Grant, Chris August, Meredith Andrews and Jason Gray. "The Bible: Son of God Tour 2014" is slated to commence on March 20, 2014, at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, CA, and runs 16 dates through April 13. Tickets for select dates are on sale now at

"We have been working with Word and Rod Riley [President & CEO, Word Entertainment] since the beginning of 'The Bible' series and 'Son of God' and were fortunate that they released 'Inspired By' albums," said Burnett. "We came to Nashville and got to know the artists and felt the images with the music worked so well together. When the idea of a tour came about, which would take the incredible visuals and film footage and allow them to be on screens with incredible live Christian music, we immediately realized the vision and signed on. We knew it would be an incredible experience for people."

"What we are hoping to provide here is a great emotional experience for people," added Downey. "We hope that people will come with their friends and family and just absorb this stunning combination of music and images and have a few hours to feel as though they'd been immersed in a pool of love."

"The Bible: Son of God Tour 2014" Schedule:

March 20 - Lake Forest, CA*
March 21 - Phoenix, AZ
March 22 - Albuquerque, NM*
March 23 - Denver, CO*
March 27 - Austin, TX*
March 28 - Dallas, TX*
March 29 - Tulsa, OK*
March 30 - Kansas City, MO*
April 3 - Columbus, OH*
April 4 - Grand Rapids, MI*
April 5 - Chicago, IL
April 6 - Nashville, TN
April 10 - Atlanta, GA
April 11 - Louisville, KY
April 12 - Charlotte, NC
April 13 - Baltimore, MD*

*Tickets currently on sale.

Downey and Burnett brought the epic 10-hour mini-series "The Bible" to television audiences on the History channel with their company LightWorkers Media. It became the top entertainment telecast of the year, received three Emmy® Award nominations and has been viewed by over 100 million people to date. On February 28, they will bring the 20th Century Fox feature film "Son of God" to millions of people worldwide on the big screen. Word Entertainment partnered with Burnett and Downey to release the musical companion to both "The Bible" and "Son of God." In realizing the incredible impact of the stunning images together with the emotional powerful music, Burnett, Downey and Word Entertainment are joining forces once again to bring the epic scenes and music from "The Bible" and "Son of God" to life in sight and sound through "The Bible: Son of God Tour 2014" to audiences across the nation in the month leading up to Easter.

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About LightWorkers Media
Celebrated Emmy-nominated actress Roma Downey and her husband producer Mark Burnett launched LightWorkers Media in 2011 with the children's DVD and book series "Little Angels" and its companion "Little Angels Storybook Bible". LightWorkers Media produced the ten-hour miniseries THE BIBLE and will be producing the feature film version SON OF GOD for 20th Century Fox. They recently acquired Alice Hoffman's award winning novel The Dovekeepers. LightWorkers Media is dedicated to shining a light and bringing uplifting content to people of all ages.

About Word Entertainment
A leader in the music industry for over 60 years, Word Entertainment, a Warner/Curb company, is a unique, comprehensive entertainment company comprised of multi-faceted artist service departments including publishing, merchandising, booking, and online initiatives. Word Entertainment represents some of the top names and brands in music, including Meredith Andrews, Chris August, Francesca Battistelli, Big Daddy Weave, Jason Castro, Patrick Ryan Clark, Everfound, for KING & COUNTRY, Group 1 Crew, Love & The Outcome, Dara Maclean, NEEDTOBREATHE, Point Of Grace, Sidewalk Prophets, Skillet, Switchfoot and We As Human and is home to 25 Entertainment, Word Distribution (representing Curb Records and Big Idea/VeggieTales among others), Word Music Publications & Church Resources, Word Films, Word Music Publishing and Word Label Group's Word Records, Word Worship and Fervent Records.

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