THE CENTRAL PERK SOFA IS TRAVELING THE WORLD IN “THE ONE WITH THE GLOBETROTTING SOFA”
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September 3, 2019 – Planet Earth) – The Central Perk sofa is “going places!” So, take a seat, friends, as Warner Bros. Television Group celebrates the 25th anniversary of “Friends” by inviting you and your BFFs to snap a pic on the iconic three-seater. The must-see, comfy conversation starter will be found in some of the world’s most-talked about destinations, starting with the Grand Canyon (see accompanying photo), and continuing to the Empire State Building, London’s Tower Bridge, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, and countless others, now through the end of September 2019.
Fans attending New York’s Tribeca TV Festival on September 13 to see series executive producers David Crane, Marta Kauffman and Kevin Bright discuss the landmark comedy series should also keep a lookout for their Insta-worthy sofa moment. In addition, the sofas will host filmmakers and talent at the Toronto International Film Festival (as part of Variety’s Photo Studio) and the Venice International Film Festival (as part of Elle Italia’s photo studio). And, of course, the iconic orange couch will also be on display at the “Friends” Pop-Up Experience in New York City.
To launch the “Friends” 25th Couch Tour, the Central Perk sofa made initial appearances at the Grand Canyon (also celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service) and at Stonehenge (no doubt celebrating a much older anniversary!). Across the globe, worldwide fans can look forward to finding the Central Perk sofa at the following iconic locations. (Please note: this list is not comprehensive as new placements continue to occur.)
The Empire State Building (Observation Deck) – New York, USA (Sept. 21–22)
The Central Perk sofa is also coming to select theatres nationwide as part of the “Friends 25th: The One with the Anniversary” Fathom Events screenings (Sept. 23 & 28, and Oct. 2). Stop by designated theatres after September 16 with your friends and get a photo on the famous sofa! Go to Fathom Events for specific locations.
The world-famous couch will be on display at AT&T retail stores in New York City’s Times Square, Chicago, San Francisco, Atlanta, Seattle, the Mall of America in Minneapolis, Anchorage (Alaska) and Mexico City. The ubiquitous couch will also pop up in select retail stores across the U.S., Mexico and Latin America.
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September 4, 2019 8:40pm ET by Warner Bros. Pictures