via press release:
BY POPULAR DEMAND!!!
GLEE LIVE! IN CONCERT!
ADDS MORE DATES!
FOUR MORE CONCERTS ADDED INCLUDING SATURDAY MATINEE, MAY 22 AT LA’S GIBSON AMPHITHEATRE
Three Other Shows in L.A. and N.Y. Also Added; Tickets Go On Sale To General Public Friday, March 12 for the PhoenixDate and
Saturday, March 13 for Los Angeles, New York & Chicago
Due to overwhelming popular demand, Twentieth Century Fox Television and “Glee” co-creator Ryan Murphy have announced four more concert dates for “Glee Live! In Concert!,” bringing the total number of shows in the four-city tour to eleven.
“We are so excited to announce that we are adding more concerts in L.A. and New York,” commented Murphy. “The enthusiasm of the fans during the pre-sale has been incredibly gratifying and beyond anyone’s expectations. This series is a labor of love for all of us and I am thrilled to say that we are putting together a show that will wow everyone from the most jaded concert-goer to the most passionate ‘Gleek.’”
Beginning Saturday, May 15 at the Dodge Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona, “Glee” stars Lea Michele (Rachel), Cory Monteith (Finn), Amber Riley (Mercedes), Chris Colfer (Kurt), Kevin McHale (Artie), Jenna Ushkowitz (Tina), Mark Salling (Puck), Dianna Agron (Quinn), Naya Rivera (Santana), Heather Morris (Brittany), Harry Shum, Jr. (Mike) and Dijon Talton (Matt) will perform in a singing and dancing celebration of the Golden Globe Award winning show.
The four-city exclusive engagement, “Glee Live! In Concert!,” is a unique concert experience conceived by Murphy that will include live performances of some of the show’s most memorable musical numbers including its anthem “Don’t Stop Believin,” fan favorites “Somebody To Love” and “Jump” and hits “Don’t Rain on My Parade” and “Sweet Caroline.”
2010 Glee Live! In Concert! dates:
May 15 Phoenix, AZ Dodge Theatre
May 20 Los Angeles, CA Gibson Amphitheatre
May 21 Los Angeles, CA Gibson Amphitheatre
May 22 Los Angeles, CA Gibson Amphitheatre MATINEE ADDED!
May 22 Los Angeles, CA Gibson Amphitheatre EVENING SHOW ADDED!
May 25 Chicago, IL Rosemont Theatre
May 26 Chicago, IL Rosemont Theatre
May 28 New York City, NY Radio City Music Hall
May 29 New York City, NY Radio City Music Hall MATINEE ADDED!
May 29 New York City, NY Radio City Music Hall
May 30 New York City, NY Radio City Music Hall EVENING SHOW ADDED!
Select tickets are now available to American Express cardholders in an exclusive pre-sale; tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, March 12 at 10 a.m. for the concert in Phoenix, and Saturday, March 13 at 9:00 AM for the concerts in N.Y.C. and 10:00 AM for L.A. and Chicago. Evening performances begin at 8 p.m. and matinees start at 3 p.m.Tickets will be available via www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at (800) 745-3000 or at any Ticketmaster Outlet. Tickets will be available at the Dodge Theatre, Gibson Amphitheater and Rosemont Theatre box offices as well. Ticket prices range from $89.50-$39.50. “Glee Live! In Concert!” has also teamed with I Love All Access to provide a variety of fan ticket packages for the show, including premium seats, parties and more. For more information, please visit “Glee” at www.gleetour2010.com
“Glee” returns with a host of new episodes on Tuesday, April 13 following AMERICAN IDOL on FOX, and the cast will begin production on Season Two of “Glee” following the tour. The show boasts winning ratings, critical acclaim, a rabid fan base of “GLEEks,” two certified Gold albums and more than 4 million song downloads. GLEE has won a Golden Globe for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy; a Screen Actors Guild award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series and a People’s Choice Award for Favorite New TV Comedy. The series has received two Directors Guild of America Award nominations; a Writers Guild of America nomination for Best Comedy Series and Best New Series and the American Film Institute named “Glee” one of the Top 10 TV Programs of the Year.
“Glee” is produced by Ryan Murphy Television in association with 20th Century Fox Television. Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan are co-creators of the series. Murphy, Falchuk and Dante Di Loreto serve as executive producers, while Ian Brennan serves as co-executive producer.