February 09, 2011 04:42:53 GMT
Celebrating its continuing success as one of the American hit TV series, 'Glee' maps out 16-city North American tour which starts this May.
"Glee" cast are coming to a city near you, again. Following their last year's tour, Lea Michele, Mark Salling, Cory Monteith, Heather Morris and their other co-stars are preparing to hit the road this year for a bigger and updated tour which runs in 16 big cities across North America.
They will kick it off on May 21 at Mandalay Bay Event Center in Las Vegas and wrap it up on June 18 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. They will be performing songs from some of the most beloved moments of the TV series, including "Empire State of Mind", "Toxic" and "Don't Stop Believin' ".
"The cast and I were so moved by the love and enthusiasm of our fans at last year's concerts that we knew we had to do it again," co-creator Ryan Murphy said. "There is something magical about thousands of 'Gleeks' coming together to share a special night with our cast, and this tour is one way we can thank them for their unbelievable support from the beginning."
Chord Overstreet chimed in, "Joining the cast this year has been like hopping on a fast-moving train. I have already had so many incredible experiences, but the chance to perform live on stages across the U.S., Canada and Europe takes the cake."
Also ecstatic about the gig, Darren Criss said, "I'm fortunate to play such a strong and interesting character like Blaine that speaks volumes to fans. Now I have the chance to perform for thousands of them this summer, and I couldn't be more excited!"
Tickets for "Glee Live! In Concert!" will go on sale beginning February 19, with a pre-sale available to American Express cardholders starting February 11.