BY POPULAR DEMAND!!!
LIVE! IN CONCERT!
ADDS TWO MORE DATES AT LONDON’S O2 ARENA
ADDITIONAL “GLEE” CONCERTS SET FOR JUNE 28 & 29
Due to overwhelming popular demand, Twentieth Century Fox Television and “Glee” co-creator Ryan Murphy have announced two more concert dates for “Glee Live! In Concert!,” bringing the total number of shows in the European engagement to nine.
“The response from the fans overseas has been incredible, with tickets to the shows selling out in minutes,” commented Murphy. “We’re thrilled to be able to announce additional concerts at the O2 arena in London on June 28th and 29th and we promise to put on quite a show.”
After mounting a live stage concert event that played to sold out crowds and great acclaim in four American cities last year, Twentieth Century Fox Television and “Glee” co-creator Ryan Murphy recently announced that the “Glee” cast will return to concert stages this summer this time in Europe. While no North American engagement has yet been announced, Murphy promises “some exciting news very soon.”
Beginning Wednesday, June 22nd at Manchester’s MEN area, “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), Chord Overstreet (Sam) and Darren Criss (Blaine) will perform in an all-new singing and dancing celebration of the Emmy and Golden Globe Award winning show.
The European exclusive engagement of “Glee Live! In Concert!,” is a unique concert experience once again conceived by Murphy, that will include live performances of some of the show’s most memorable musical numbers from seasons one and two including “Empire State of Mind”, “Toxic“, “My Life Would Suck Without You”, “It’s My Life”, and of course, the show’s anthem, “Don’t Stop Believin’”. Described by the Los Angeles Times as “triumphant” USA Today called last year’s concerts “equal parts musical theater, giddy pop culture phenomenon and Journey-loving rock show”.
2011 Glee Live! In Concert! dates:
June 22 Manchester, England MEN Arena – SOLD OUT
June 23 Manchester, England MEN Arena
June 25 London, England O2 Arena – Matinee Show
June 25 London, England O2 Arena – SOLD OUT
June 26 London, England O2 Arena – SOLD OUT
June 28 London, England O2 Arena
June 29 London, England O2 Arena
July 2 Dublin, Ireland O2 Arena
July3 Dublin, Ireland O2 Arena
Tickets for additional O2 Shows go on sale at 9am Monday 6th December priced at £45.00 / £55.00 (subject to booking fee), available from www.livenation.co.uk
Tickets for all other shows (other than those that are sold out) are available now priced £45.00 / £55.00 (subject to booking fee) available from www.livenation.co.uk
“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.gleetour.com.
Now in its sophomore season, “Glee” airs Tuesday nights at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Fox. This season’s No. 1 entertainment series among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens boasts critical acclaim, a loyal fan base of “GLEEks,” one Platinum and two Gold albums, more than 16 million song downloads, the record for the most titles on the Billboard Hot 100 by a non-solo act (beating out The Beatles), an incredible 19 Emmy nominations – earning it the distinction of being the most-nominated series of the year – and four Emmy Awards. To top it off, the genre-defying, award-winning series has been picked up through its third season.
Glee is the global music phenomenon of the year. To date over 16 million Glee tracks have been digitally downloaded and over 5.5 million albums sold worldwide. “Glee: Best of Season One” featuring nineteen of the most popular, chart topping singles from Season One of the Glee Music Songbook; as well as a special six track karaoke disc is out now on Epic Records on CD and download. Glee, the Music: The Christmas Album is also available for pre-order online now and in stores November 29th.
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, Brennan and Dante Di Loreto serve as executive producers. Become a fan of GLEE on Facebook at facebook.com/glee and follow the series on Twitter at twitter.com/gleeonfox.
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