By Michael Gioia
17 Oct 2012
|Photo by Paul Mitchell|
His 17-city U.S. concert tour, which kicked off Oct. 2 in Dallas, TX, features material from his second album "Alfie" as well as selections from his debut recording "Bring Him Home." The tour will conclude Oct. 30 in Pittsburgh.
"Alfie," which was released June 5 on Decca, "is a collection of timeless pop songs and musical theatre favorites from such classics as Phantom of the Opera, Ragtime, West Side Story and Les Miserables, to name a few," according to press notes.
The recent self-titled album debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Classical Crossover Chart and features special guests Robert Plant and Nick Jonas.
Oct. 18 at 7:30 PM Hartford, CT, at the Belding Theatre (Bushnell Complex)
Oct. 20 at 8 PM Springfield, OH, at the Kuss Auditorium
Oct. 23 at 7:30 PM Chicago, IL, at Park West
Oct. 24 at 7:30 PM Chicago, IL, at Park West (sold out)
Oct. 25 at 7:30 PM St. Louis, MO, at the Sheldon Concert Hall
Oct. 27 at 8 PM Boston, MA, at the Berkelee Performance Hall
Oct. 29 at 7:30 PM Toronto, ON, at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Oct. 30 at 7:30 PM Pittsburgh, PA, at the Byham Theatre
Boe, who was seen on Broadway as Rodolfo in Baz Luhrmann's La Bohème, played the role of Jean Valjean in Les Miserables at The Queens Theatre in London and was also seen in Cameron Mackintosh's 25th Anniversary celebration of the show at London's 02 Arena. He is a regular performer with London's English National Opera, where he has played Nadir in The Pearl Fishers, and was seen at the Royal Opera House in Gounod's Roméo et Juliette.
For more information, visit Alfie-Boe.com.