With 40,000 Tickets Sold, Arena Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar Adds a Fourth London Concert; Itinerary Announced

By Andrew Gans
01 Aug 2012

Following the sale of 40,000 tickets for the London leg of the U.K. arena tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Jesus Christ Superstar, AEG and The Really Useful Group have announced an additional fourth concert to be held Sept. 23 at the O2 Arena.



Tickets for the fourth London show go on sale Aug. 3 at 9 AM London time by visiting jesuschristsuperstar.com/tickets.

As previously reported, the cast for the tour will be led by Tim Minchin as Judas Iscariot, Melanie C as Mary Magdalene, Chris Moyles as King Herod and Ben Forster as Jesus.

Directed by Laurence Connor, the production will feature set and lighting design by Mark Fisher and Patrick Woodroffe, respectively.

The current concert itinerary follows:

September 21: The O2, London
September 22: (matinee) The O2, London
September 22: (evening) The O2, London
September 23: The O2, London 
September 25: Glasgow SECC
September 28: Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
September 30: Manchester Arena
October 2: Motorpoint Arena Cardiff
October 3: Motorpoint Arena Cardiff 
October 4: Birmingham NIA
October 5: Birmingham NIA 
October 7: Manchester Arena 
October 9: Belfast Odyssey
October 12: Dublin O2
October 13: Dublin O2  
October 16: Liverpool Echo Arena
October 19: Nottingham Capital FM Arena
October 20: Nottingham Capital FM Arena 
October 21: Sheffield Motorpoint