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Barney's Musical Castle is Barney's fourth stage show and second national tour, which originally toured North America from 1999 until 2001. The filmed performance of this show was released on home video on March 6, 2001. It was later performed in Asia in 2005, moving to the Middle East in 2006, Chile in 2006, and San Juan, Puerto Rico in 2007.


A sign leads Barney and his friends to an enchanted forest. Along the way, they find a lost crown that belongs to the king. Following the sign to the castle, Barney and his friends return the crown to the king.



(The cast below is the cast featured in the video release)


Act 1

  1. Barney Theme Song
  2. Musical Castle Sing Along Medley: (Everyone is Special, If All the Raindrops and Mr. Knickerbocker)
  3. Castles So High
  4. What Makes a Flower So Pretty?
  5. Look at Me, I'm Three
  6. You Can Count on Me
  7. Here in the Forest
  8. And the Green Grass Grows All Around
  9. It's a Great Day
  10. If You're Happy and You Know It

Act 2

  1. Castles So High (Reprise)
  2. Wave the Flags
  3. Musical Castle Nursery Rhyme Medley: (Little Bo Peep, Hickory Dickory Dock, Pat-A-Cake, Mary Had a Little Lamb, Jack and Jill and This Little Piggy)
  4. Knights' Dance
  5. Musical Castle Costumes Medley: (The Noble Duke of York; A Silly Hat; & Boom, Boom, Ain't It Great to Be Crazy?)
  6. I Put a Smile On
  7. I'm the King
  8. Musical Castle Celebration Medley: (Ta-Ra-Ra Boom-Dee-Ay, When I'm Old Enough to Join the Band and Wave the Flags (Reprise)
  9. It's a Great Day (Reprise)
  10. I Love You

Music and Soundtrack


Main Article: Barney's Musical Castle (soundtrack)

Barney's Musical Castle is a live album with songs from the stage show of the same name. The album was released by NEXT International in South Africa. This is the only Barney album to have a soundtrack based on a US live tour released outside the US.

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Main Article: El Castillo Musical de Barney

El Castillo Musical de Barney a live Spanish album with songs from Barney's Musical Castle. The album was released in 2000 by Lyrick Studios and Tycoon Music. The soundtrack was soon re-released by HIT Entertainment and Universal Music Group International on July 14, 2009.


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Main Article: Barney's Musical Castle (book)

Barney's Musical Castle is a book that was released by Scholastic, Inc in 2001 based off the tour of the same name. It was written by Guy Davis and photographed by Dennis Full.


Behind the Scenes

Tour Dates

The original North American tour of Barney's Musical Castle ran from September 1999 through April 2001 in four legs, separated by Winter and Summer holidays. In select cities throughout this tour, The Wiggles performed as the intermission act

Leg 1- Fall 1999

City Venue Dates
DALLAS, TX Reunion Arena Sept. 15-19
ST LOUIS, MO Kiel Center Sept. 22-26
TULSA, OK Tulsa Convention Center Sept. 28-29
AUSTIN, TX Frank Erwin Center Oct. 1-3
HOUSTON, TX Compaq Center Oct. 5-10
LOS ANGELES, CA Great Western Forum Oct. 13-17
ANAHEIM, CA Anaheim Convention Center Oct. 20-24
PHOENIX, AZ American West Arena Oct. 27-31
FRESNO, CA Selland Arena Nov. 2-3
SACRAMENTO, CA Arco Arena Nov. 5-7
SAN JOSE, CA San Jose Arena Nov. 10-14
SALT LAKE CITY, UT “E” Center Nov. 17-22
SPRINGFIELD, IL Prairie Capital Conv. Ctr. Nov. 30-Dec. 1
MEMPHIS, TN Mid-South Coliseum Dec. 3-5
EVANSVILLE, IN Roberts Arena Dec. 7-8
GREENVILLE, SC Bi-Lo Center Dec. 10-12
BRISTOL, TN Viking Hall Civic Center Dec. 14-15
HUNTINGTON, WV Huntington Civic Center Dec. 17-19
FAIRFAX, VA Patriot Center Dec. 29-Jan. 1

Leg 2- Spring 2000

City Venue Dates
PITTSBURGH, PA Benedum Center Jan. 5-9
WALLINGFORD, CT SNET Oakdale Theatre Jan. 12-16
NEW YORK, NY* Radio City Music Hall Jan. 19-30
PHILADELPHIA, PA First Union Spectrum Feb. 2-6
HERSHEY, PA Hersheypark Arena Feb. 8-9
WILKES-BARRE, PA Northeastern PA Civic & Conv. Ctr. Feb. 11-13
ROCHESTER, NY Blue Cross Arena Feb. 15-16
TRENTON, NJ Mercer County Arena Feb. 18-20
ROSEMONT, IL Rosemont Theater Mar. 1-12
MOLINE, IL Mark of the Quad Cities Mar. 14-15
LOUISVILLE, KY The Gardens Mar. 17-19
CLEVELAND, OH CSU Convention Center Mar. 22-26
GRAND RAPIDS, MI Van Andel Arena Mar. 29-Apr. 2
DETROIT, MI Cobo Arena Apr. 5-9
MINNEAPOLIS, MN Target Center Apr. 12-16
CINCINNATI, OH Firstar Center Apr. 18-22

Leg 3- Fall 2000

City Venue Dates
NASHVILLE, TN Gaylord Arena Sept. 9-10
HUNTSVILLE, AL Van Braun Center Sept. 12-13
BIRMINGHAM, AL BJCC Coliseum Sept. 15-17
AUGUSTA, GA Augusta/ Richmond County Civic Center Sept. 19-20
COLOMBUS, OH Nationwide Arena Sept. 22-24
CHARLOTTE, NC* Charlotte Coliseum Sept. 27-Oct. 1
GREENSBORO, NC* Greensboro Coliseum Complex Oct. 4-8
UNIVERSITY PARK, PA* Bryce Jordan Center Oct. 10-11
PORTLAND, ME* Cumberland Co. Civic Center Oct. 13-15
UNIONDALE, NY* Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Oct. 18-22
WORCESTER, MA* Worcester Centrum Center Oct. 25-29
TORONTO, ONT SkyDome Nov. 1-5
PEORIA, IL Peoria Civic Center Arena Nov. 7-8
DAYTON, OH* University of Dayton Arena Nov. 10-12
WHEELING, WV* Wheeling Civic Center Arena Nov. 14-15
ALBANY, NY Pepsi Arena Nov. 17-19
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO World Arena Nov. 26-28
SAN ANTONIO, TX Alamodome Dec. 1-3
MILWAUKE, WI US Cellular Arena Dec. 8-10
MANKATO, MN MidWest Wireless Civic Center Dec. 12-13
WINNIPEG, MB Winnipeg Coliseum Dec. 15-17
HAMPTON, VA Hampton Coliseum Dec. 28-31

Leg 4- Spring 2001

City Venue Dates
RICHMOND, VA Richmond Coliseum Jan. 2-3
KNOXVILLE, TN Knoxville Civic Center Jan. 5-7
LITTLE ROCK, AR Barton Coliseum Jan. 9-10
BATON ROUGE, LA Riverside Complex Jan. 12-14
NEW ORLEANS, LA Kiefer UNO Lakefront Arena Jan. 17-21
ATLANTA, GA* Atlanta Civic Center Jan. 24-Feb. 4
TAMPA, FL* Ice Palace Feb. 7-11
MACON, GA* Macon Coliseum Feb. 13-14
JACKSONVILLE, FL* Jacksonville Vet. Mem. Coliseum Feb. 16-18
MIAMI, FL* Miami Arena Feb. 21-25
VANCOUVER, B.C. PNE Coliseum Mar. 7-11
SEATTLE, WA Key Arena Mar. 14-18
PORTLAND, OR Memorial Coliseum Mar. 21-25
OAKLAND, CA Oakland Alameda County Coliseum Mar. 28-Apr. 1
SAN DIEGO, CA San Diego Sports Arena Apr. 4-8
LAS VEGAS, NV Thomas & Mack Center Apr. 11-15
DES MOINES, IA Veterans Memorial Auditorium Apr. 24-25


Exclusive plush Barney released to promote the show

  • This live show/video marked:
    • The first time since Barney's Big Surprise, where BJ whistles to let the audience know of his arrival.
    • The last filmed stage show to feature Bob West as the voice of Barney.
    • The fourth Barney live show on VHS.
    • The only appearances of Andy, Penny, Jessica, and Justin.
    • The last stage show to have Carey Stinson as Barney, he later went on to do the television series following the tour's completion.
  • In the North American tour, a Barney doll with a sandbox is featured before the show starts.
  • During the second verse of "I Love You", Penny signs out the words.
  • This video is shown in the movie Jurassic Park III starring Trevor Morgan who plays Cody in Barney's Great Adventure.
  • In the Spanish version, additional shots were used that were not in the original VHS release.
  • The Wiggles and Captain Feathersword performed as the intermission act of the North American tour.
    • Fernando Moguel (who portrayed Andy in the tour) later worked for The Wiggles and made appearances on their albums, videos and at their American concerts. Moguel also portrayed as the Yellow Wiggle in the Latin American version.
  • Bob the Builder performed as the intermission act of the Mexico tour.
  • The BJ costume would later be used in Barney's Dino Dancin' Tunes and Barney's Christmas Star.
  • The first act of Barney's Greatest Hits - Live On Stage is comprised of songs from this tour.
  • The video was filmed at the Rosemont Theater in Rosemont, Illinois in March 2000.


Stage Shows
Barney in Concert (1991) • Barney Live! In New York City (1994) • Barney's Big Surprise (1996-1998)
Barney's Musical Castle (1999-2001) • Barney's Colorful World! (2003-2004) • Barney Live! - The Let's Go Tour (2006-2007)
Barney Live in Concert - Birthday Bash! (2010-2011)
Outside North America
Barney's Musical Park (2004;2007) • Barney's Let's Imagine (2007-2010)
Barney's Dino-Mite Birthday! - Live On Stage (2008) • Barney's Space Adventures (2008;2010)
Barney Rocks! El Concierto en Vivo! (2010) • Barney Live! World Tour - A Celebration! (2015; 2017-2018)
Barney's Greatest Hits - Live On Stage (2016-2017)
Theme Park Shows
A Day in the Park with Barney (1995-2021) • Barney (2000-2002)
Notable Personal Appearances
Barney's Open House (2000-Present) • Barney's Zoo Tour (2001;2015) • Barney's Beach Party (2002-Present) • Barney's Purple Park Tour (2002) • Christmas Fun with Barney & Friends (2004) • Barney's Christmas Star (2006) • Learn and Play with Barney (2007) • Barney's Big Fun Time (2007) • Barney's Big Purple Bus Tour (2007-2008) • Christmas with Barney & Friends (2007) • Barney's Sing Along Show (2008) •
Barney's 20th Anniversary Concert (2008) • A Very Barney Christmas (2008) • Barney's World of Imagination (2009;2014) • Christmas Surprise! (2010) • Sing and Dance with Barney (2011) • Barney's Jukebox Party (2015-2016) • Barney's We're All Friends Show (2015) •
Barney & Friends Favourite Hits (2016) • Barney's Birthday Surprise (2017) • Barney & Friends: Party Time (2017) • Barney's Magical Christmas (2018)

Barney Home Video
Barney & the Backyard Gang

The Backyard Show (1988) • Three Wishes (1989) • A Day At The Beach (1989) • Waiting for Santa (1990) • Campfire Sing-Along (1990)
Barney Goes To School (1990) • Barney in Concert (1991) • Rock with Barney (1991)


Barney's Magical Musical AdventureBarney's Birthday


Barney's Best MannersBarney Rhymes with Mother GooseBarney's Home Sweet HomesLove To Read, With Barney

1994 Let's Pretend with BarneyBarney's Alphabet ZooBarney Live! In New York CityImagination Island

Barney's Families are SpecialBarney SafetyMaking New FriendsBarney's Birthday / Home Sweet HomesRiding In Barney's CarBarney Songs


Barney's All Aboard For SharingBarney's Talent ShowBarney's Fun & GamesBarney's Exercise Circus / Barney's Parade of NumbersBarney's 1-2-3-4 SeasonsOnce Upon A Time


Barney's Sense-Sational DayBarney's Colors & ShapesBarney's Musical ScrapbookCamp Wannarunnaround
Barney's Adventure BusBarney's Stu-u-upendous Puzzle Fun!Barney's Good Day, Good Night


It's Time For CountingDown on Barney's FarmBarney In Outer SpaceMy Party with BarneyBarney's Big Surprise
Barney's Halloween PartyBarney's First AdventuresBarney's Good, Clean Fun! / Barney's Oh, Brother...She's My Sister


Sing And Dance With BarneyWhat A World We ShareWalk Around The Block With BarneyLet's Play School
Barney's Night Before ChristmasMore Barney Songs


Barney's Rhyme Time RhythmBarney's Super Singing CircusCome on Over to Barney's HouseBe My Valentine Love, Barney


Barney's Musical CastleA to Z with BarneyBarney's Dino Dancin' TunesLet's Go to the ZooBarney's Pajama Party


You Can Be AnythingBarney's Beach PartyRound and Round We GoBarney's Christmas Star


Barney Songs from the ParkRead With Me, Dance With MeBarney's It's A Happy DayIt's Nice To Meet You
Barney's Red, Yellow and Blue!Barney's Numbers! Numbers!Barney's Best Manners: Your Invitation to Fun!Happy Mad Silly Sad


Movin' and Groovin'Let's Pretend with BarneyNow I Know My ABCsBarney's Colorful World!Ready, Set, Play!


Let's Go to the FarmJust ImagineEveryone Is SpecialThe Land of Make-BelieveCan You Sing That Song?


Let's Make Music


Let's Go To The FirehouseShake Your Dino Tail!Dino-Mite Birthday


Celebrating Around The WorldBarney's Animal ABC'sHi! I'm Riff!The Best of Barney


Once Upon a Dino-TaleTop 20 CountdownLet's Go on VacationSharing is Caring!Barney's Jungle FriendsWe Love Our Family


Please & Thank YouEgg-Cellent AdventuresLet's Play OutsideFurry FriendsA-Counting We Will GoBest Fairy Tales


Musical ZooShapes and Colors All AroundI Can Do It!1-2-3 LearnBig World AdventureA Very Merry Christmas


I Love My FriendsClean Up, Clean Up!Planes, Trains & CarsAll About OppositesMost Loveable MomentsLet's Go to the Doctor


Let's Go to the MoonPlay with BarneyDance with BarneyImagine with BarneyMost Huggable MomentsPerfectly Purple


Story Time with BarneyHappy Birthday, Barney!A Super-Dee-Duper DayThis Is How I Feel


Tee-rific Bugs & AnimalsIt's Showtime with BarneyBarney's Worldwide Adventure!


Dinos in the Park


Playground Fun

Other Releases
Feature Film

Barney's Great Adventure


Play and Learn with BarneyBarney's Favorite SongsBarney's Big Top FunBarney's Time For SchoolBarney's Rockin' Rhyme Time
Barney's Valentine AdventureMoving and Grooving with BarneyBarney's Night-Light StoriesBarney's Island SafariBarney's Learning Round-Up
Going Places with BarneyOn The Move with BarneyBarney's Summertime FunBarney: Sing Along Fun


Barney's ABC's and 123'sBarney's Outdoor Fun!Let's Go to the Beach!Barney's Book FairFun on WheelsMother Goose Collection