“Glee in Concert” hits the stage in four cities

From FOX:

In an unprecedented live event, Twentieth Century Fox Television and Glee co-creator Ryan Murphy are bringing the hit television show to concert stages this spring.glee-logo

Beginning Wednesday, May 18 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.”

“The response of the fans to our little show has been so immediate and so gratifying, we wanted to get out and thank them live and in person,” commented Murphy. “And what show lends itself more to a concert than Glee? We can’t wait to take this show on the road and the actors couldn’t be more excited to perform live for audiences in these four cities.”

“This has been such an extraordinary year for Glee and I can’t think of a better way to finish up the first season than performing live on stage with the cast,” commented Michele, a Broadway veteran. Added Monteith, “This show has changed my life in so many ways. If you had told me a year ago that I’d be performing classic rock songs in concert theaters around the country, I would never have believed you. We are psyched!”

2010 Glee Live! In Concert! dates:

May 18            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 (UPDATE 3/12: MATINEE ADDED)

May 22            Los Angeles, CA             Gibson Amphitheatre (UPDATE 3/12: 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 (UPDATE 3/12: MATINEE ADDED)

May 29             New York City, NY            Radio City Music Hall

May 30            New York City, NY             Radio City  Music Hall (UPDATE 3/12: EVENING SHOW ADDED)

Select tickets will be available to American Express cardholders in an exclusive pre-sale beginning March 5; 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. 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 Horizon 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, visit “Glee” at www.gleetour2010.com.

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