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Tour Dates 12/11/2013

Il Divo Takes "Il Divo - A Musical Affair: The Greatest Songs Of Broadway Live" On The Road

Il Divo Takes "Il Divo - A Musical Affair: The Greatest Songs Of Broadway Live" On The Road

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New York, NY (Top40 Charts/ Live Nation) Following a successful week of concerts at New York's Marquis Theater, Il Divo - the record-breaking classical crossover group that has sold more than 26 million albums worldwide - will bring IL DIVO - A MUSICAL AFFAIR: THE GREATEST SONGS OF BROADWAY LIVEto theaters across the U.S. and Canada. The Live Nation-promoted engagement, which begins on March 28 and concludes on June 7, supports the group's sixth studio album A Musical Affair. It's their first compilation of songs inspired by Broadway shows such as Phantom of the Opera, Carousel and West Side Story, and features stellar duet partners Barbra Streisand, Kristin Chenoweth, Nicole Scherzinger, Heather Headley and Michael Ball. Ticket sales begin on Nov. 15.  See www.IlDivo.com or www.livenation.com for more details.

The limited engagement of live concerts in NYC marked the first time the four members sang together on the Broadway stage. The show intertwines the most famous songs from Broadway musicals with the individual theatrical experiences of Carlos, David, Urs and Sebastien. Tony Award®- and Grammy Award®-winner Heather Headley was a featured guest for the entire run. The quartet members are no strangers to musical theatre; Carlos was cast as Marius in Les Miserables when the show first premiered in Spain in 1993, while David played Rodolfo in Broadway's La boheme in 2003, which subsequently garnered seven Tony Award® nominations.

The show was developed by long-term IL DIVO collaborator and artistic director Brian Burke (La Reve and Celine Dion's residency shows in Las Vegas, Elton John, Rod Stewart and The Killers).

The album "A Musical Affair" showcases Il Divo's signature romantic and emotional interpretation of heartfelt classics like "Some Enchanted Evening" (South Pacific), "Bring Him Home" (Les Miserables), "Tonight" (West Side Story) and more. Il Divo has also provided new arrangements for these much-loved songs, as well as invited familiar Broadway and pop artists to appear on certain tracks as their duet partners. These top musicians lend their talent in songs like "The Music of the Night" (Phantom of the Opera) - LIVE duet with Barbra Streisand; "All I Ask Of You" (Phantom Of The Opera) - duet with Kristin Chenoweth; "Memory" (Cats) - duet with Nicole Scherzinger; and "Can You Feel The Love Tonight" (The Lion King) - duet with Heather Headley.

"It has been so inspiring to work with such legendary songs from the world of Broadway musicals for our new album," says Urs Buhler from IL DIVO. "We can't wait to now perform them in our own style to our fans around the world."

Tour dates are as follows:

March 28 Phoenix, AZ Comerica Theatre on sale Nov. 18
March 29 Las Vegas, NV Mandalay Bay Events Center on sale Nov. 22
April 2 San Diego, CA Copley Symphony Hall on sale Nov. 18
April 4 Indio, CA Fantasy Springs on sale TBC
April 5 Los Angeles, CA Dolby Theater on sale Nov. 18
April 6 Oakland, CA The Paramount Theatre on sale Nov. 18
April 9 Seattle, WA Benaroya Hall on sale Nov. 25
April 10 Vancouver, BC Queen Elizabeth Theater on sale Nov. 29
April 12 Edmonton, AB Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium on sale Nov. 29
April 13 Calgary, AB Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium on sale Nov. 29
April 16 Denver, CO Bellco Theatre on sale Nov. 22
April 18 Chicago, IL Rosemont Theatre on sale Nov. 22
April 19 Detroit, MI Fox Theater on sale Nov. 22
April 21 Indianapolis, IN Murat Theater @ Old Nation Centre on sale Nov. 18
April 22 St. Louis, MO Peabody Opera House on sale Nov. 22
April 25 Thackerville, OK Winstar World Casino on sale Nov. 22
April 26 Tulsa, OK Brady Theater on sale Nov. 18
April 27 Houston, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion on sale Nov. 25
May 6 New Orleans, LA Saenger Theatre on sale Nov. 25
May 8 Miami, FL Fillmore Miami Beach @ Jackie Gleason Theatre on sale Nov. 22
May 9 Tampa, FL Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center Morsani Hall on sale Nov. 18
May 12 Orlando, FL Hard Rock Theater on sale Nov. 22
May 14 Washington, DC DAR Constitution Hall on sale Nov. 22
May 16 Boston, MA Wang Theatre on sale Nov. 18
May 17 Atlantic City, NJ Borgata Casino on sale Nov. 30
May 18 Pittsburgh, PA Benedum Center on sale Nov. 15
May 20 Hamilton, PA Hamilton Place Theatre on sale Nov. 29
May 21 Toronto, ON Sony Centre For The Performing Arts on sale Nov. 29
May 23 Ottawa, ON National Arts Centre Southam Hall on sale Nov. 29
May 24 Kingston, ON K-Rock Centre on sale Nov. 29
May 27 Oshawa, ON General Motors Centre on sale Nov. 29
May 28 Montreal, QC Place Des Arts on sale Nov. 22
May 30 Akron, OH Akron Civic Theatre on sale Nov. 15
May 31 Columbus, OH Palace Theatre on sale Nov. 15
June 1 Kettering, OH Fraze Pavilion on sale Nov. 23
June 3 Raleigh, NC The Red Hat Amphitheater on sale Nov. 18
June 4 Baltimore, MD Modell Performing Arts Center At The Lyric on sale Nov. 22
June 7 Providence, RI Providence Performing Arts Center on sale Nov. 18






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