Let's Play Live
|Let's Play Live|
|Genre||Gaming, internet, content creation|
|Inaugurated||February 20, 2015|
|Organized by||Rooster Teeth|
Let's Play Live is a touring Let's Play show featuring video games and internet personalities. Let's Play Live grew out of Rooster Teeth's gaming division, Achievement Hunter, and is now a collaboration with multiple channels including members of the Let's Play family: Funhaus, ScrewAttack, Kinda Funny, Cow Chop and The Creatures.
Everyone who has ever lived has wanted to be a rock star ... since talent is required, that's not going to happen. So this is the next best thing.
Described by organizer Geoff Ramsey as, "the new-media equivalent of a concert or sporting event," LPL re-creates web videos his company is best known for, playing video games in a humorous manner to a live audience.
Let's Play Live originated in Austin, Texas in 2015 featuring six Achievement Hunter personalities: Geoff Ramsey, Jack Pattillo, Ryan Haywood, Michael Jones, Gavin Free and Ray Narvaez, Jr. Drawing comparison to DigiTour Media, the first Let's Play Live took place at the Moody Theater on February 20, 2015.
Let's Play Live sold out shows at Chicago's Chicago Theatre, New York City, and Los Angeles' Dolby Theatre in 2016. The NYC LPL took place during the 2016 New York Comic-Con in the Hammerstein Ballroom and was broadcast live to over 240 theaters across the country in collaboration with Fathom Events. In explaining its appeal, one reviewer noted that knowing the game was irrelevant, the interest came from, "watching the real people on stage react to video games – often in angry, hilarious ways I can relate to".
LPL returned to Austin the night before RTX 2018 began. In August 2018, Rooster Teeth announced they would replace RTX Sydney 2019 with three Let's Play Live events in different Australian cities. Achievement Hunter traveled to Australia to perform Let's Play Live as Achievement Hunter Live from January 23–27, 2019 in Sydney, Melbourne, and Perth.
|February 20, 2015||Let's Play Live!||Austin, Texas||Funhaus|
|June 17, 2016||Let's Play Live! 2||Hollywood, California||Funhaus, ScrewAttack, Kinda Funny, Cow Chop and The Creatures|
|August 19, 2016||Let's Play Live: Chicago||Chicago, Illinois||Funhaus, Kinda Funny and The Creatures|
|October 8, 2016||Let's Play Live: New York||New York City, New York||Funhaus and Cow Chop|
|April 24, 2017||Lets Play Live! East Coast Tour||Newark, New Jersey||Funhaus|
|April 26, 2017||Baltimore, Maryland||Funhaus|
|April 28, 2017||Orlando, Florida||Funhaus|
|April 30, 2017||Tampa, Florida||Funhaus|
|August 2, 2018||Lets Play Live! RTX Austin||Austin, Texas||Funhaus|
|January 23, 2019||Achievement Hunter Live||Sydney, Australia||Achievement Hunter|
|January 25, 2019||Melbourne, Australia||Achievement Hunter|
|January 27, 2019||Perth, Australia||Achievement Hunter|
Let's Play Live: The Documentary is a behind-the-scenes look at the inaugural event and was released September 14, 2015 to First sponsors. It has been called, "the origin story of the next generation of movie stars and rock bands."
- RTX, an internet and gaming event spanning three continents
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