John Barrowman Launches Concert Tour Oct. 19

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Following the September release of his new CD, "The Best of John Barrowman" — featuring songs from his previous albums, "Another Side," "Music Music Music" and "John Barrowman" — stage and screen star John Barrowman launches his latest U.K. concert tour.

The tour kicks off Oct. 19 in Northampton and will conclude in the actor's hometown of Glasgow Nov. 24.

In a previous statement Barrowman said, "Touring round the country doing live performances for all my fans has to be one of my favourite times of the year. I love the thrill of a live performance, the excitement of singing some new and fantastic music. I can't wait to see you."

Current tour dates follow:

Oct. 19: NORTHAMPTON - Derngate
Oct. 20: BRENTWOOD - Brentwood Centre
Oct. 21: CAMBRIDGE - Corn Exchange
Oct. 23: LEICESTER - De Montfort Hall
Oct. 24: WATFORD - Colosseum
Oct. 25: BRIDLINGTON - Spa Theatre
Oct. 27: EDINBURGH - Playhouse
Oct. 28: SHEFFIELD - City Hall
Oct. 30: MANCHESTER - Bridgewater Hall
Oct. 31: SWINDON - Oasis
Nov. 2: IPSWICH - Regent
Nov. 3: NOTTINGHAM - Royal Centre
Nov. 4: YORK - Barbican
Nov. 6: BLACKPOOL - Opera House
Nov. 7: LONDON - Palladium
Nov. 9: BELFAST - Waterfront Hall
Nov. 10: DUBLIN - Grand Canal Theatre
Nov. 11: LIVERPOOL - Philharmonic
Nov. 13: CARDIFF - Motorpoint Arena
Nov. 14: BIRMINGHAM - Symphony Hall
Nov. 15: MANCHESTER - Bridgewater Hall
Nov. 17: BIRMINGHAM - Symphony Hall
Nov. 18: BOURNEMOUTH - Bournemouth International Centre
Nov. 20: BRIGHTON - Brighton Centre
Nov. 21: PLYMOUTH - Pavilions
Nov. 23: NEWCASTLE - City Hall
Nov. 24: GLASGOW - Clyde Auditiorium

John Barrowman is best known for creating the role of Captain Jack Harkness in the first series of Russell T. Davies' revamped "Doctor Who" for BBC TV, from which his own spin-off series, "Torchwood," was created. He has also appeared in series 3 and 4 of "Doctor Who." The singing actor has also been seen as a judge on BBC1's reality TV casting shows "How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?," "Any Dream Will Do" and "I'd Do Anything" and was a celebrity skater on the ITV show "Dancing on Ice." Prior to La Cage aux Folles, he was last seen on the West End musical theatre stage doing a stint in Chicago as Billy Flynn in 2004, and prior to that was seen at the National as Billy Crocker in Anything Goes (a role he had previously taken over in the previous West End revival at the Prince Edward Theatre, opposite Elaine Paige, in 1989). He also appeared as Dumaine in Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost during his National Theatre season, and subsequently made his West End straight play acting debut in A Few Good Men at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket in 2005. Among his other numerous West End credits are Matador, Miss Saigon, Beauty and the Beast, The Fix (Olivier-nominated for Best Actor in a Musical), Hair and Sunset Boulevard. On Broadway, he has appeared in Sunset Boulevard and Putting it Together.

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