By Lauren

Breaking News: Adelaide Show Announced!

Posted under Blog, Tour News on September 9, 2009

"It's truly a sight to behold...the biggest show under one roof."
- MTV.com
 
THE CIRCUS STARRING BRITNEY SPEARS


ADELAIDE
IT'S FINALLY CONFIRMED!

BRITNEY SPEARS WILL BRING HER CIRCUS TOUR TO ADELAIDE


After months of campaigning, Adelaide fans will be thrilled to know that "The Circus Starring Britney Spears" will play one date at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre on Sunday 29 November.  This will be the final date of the Australian tour which kicks off in Perth on Friday 6 November.

Tickets to the Adelaide show go on sale on Tuesday 29 September at 9am from Ticketek 132 849 or www.ticketek.com.au.

"The Circus Starring Britney Spears" is a first of its kind, incorporating a dazzling display of music, dance, magic and theatrics into the year's biggest spectacle. With its cast of nearly 50 dancers, magicians, clowns and acrobats and a travelling staff of over 200, the 50 million dollar extravaganza will travel Australia with an unprecedented 60 tons of equipment in 34 trucks for what is sure to be the most electrifying musical event ever.

 "The Circus Starring Britney Spears" kicked-off in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA on March 3, 2009, and is the highest grossing tour of 2009 in North America to date.  The recent European leg of the world tour garnered raves reviews: "The Circus starring Britney Spears, the relentlessly high octane and superbly choreographed affair delighted 23,000 assembled fans" claims the UK's Daily Mail, and The Financial Times stating "...with costume changes, a mini-magic show and blingy bicycles, the presentation was a feast for the eyes."

Special guest on "The Circus Starring Britney Spears" tour of Australia is DJ Havana Brown.  The Australian DJ, who is currently receiving world-wide recognition, is known for her up-tempo R&B and hip-hop sets, tinged with a touch of electro-house. 

Ticket prices are $99.90, $149.90, $199.90 for the biggest show under one roof!

Britney Spears is one of the top-selling artists of the last decade, and to date she has sold in excess of 63 million albums worldwide: ...Baby One More Time (1999); Oops!... I Did It Again (2000); Britney (2001); In The Zone (2003) and Blackout (2007).  Her current album Circus released on her birthday, December 2, 2008, debuted No. 1 in six countries including Canada, Switzerland, Mexico, Brazil, Japan, and Top 10 in an additional seven countries.

"The Circus Starring Britney Spears"
With special guest DJ HAVANA BROWN

PERTH
Friday 6 November @ Burswood Dome
Saturday 7 November @ Burswood Dome

MELBOURNE
Wednesday 11 November @ Rod Laver Arena
 Thursday 12 November @ Rod Laver Arena
Friday 13 November @ Rod Laver Arena
Friday 27 November @ Rod Laver Arena

SYDNEY
Monday 16 November @ Acer Arena
Tuesday 17 November @ Acer Arena
Thursday 19 November @ Acer Arena
Friday 20 November @ Acer Arena

BRISBANE
Tuesday 24 November @ Brisbane Entertainment Centre
Wednesday 25 November @ Brisbane Entertainment Centre
Sunday 22 November @ Brisbane Entertainment Centre

ADELAIDE
BRAND NEW SHOW
Sunday 29 November @ Adelaide Entertainment Centre

Tickets to the Adelaide show go on sale on
TUESDAY 29 SEPTEMBER


What the global press is saying about....
Britney Spears' "Circus Tour"


"It's truly a sight to behold...the biggest show under one roof."
- MTV.com

"The pop star...pulled out all the stops before a sell-out crowd of 16,400 to launch her much anticipated world tour."
- Reuters

"...There's nothing like the sustained rigor of a live performance to show if a star's still got it. Tuesday night proved that Britney does..."
- New York Daily News

"A comeback, certainly, and a solid one at that."
- USA Today

"Britney Spears is back and, the good news is, she's stronger than yesterday"
- E! Online

"The performance marked a dramatic return to form for Spears...Tuesday was a night of celebration... "
- People.com

"Britney Spears completed one of the biggest career turnarounds in music history by triumphantly taking the stage at the New Orleans arena..."
- Ok Magazine.com

"...Spears can safely call this performance a success."
- LA Times.com

 "It was flashy, fun and fierce."
-Houston Chronicle

"Britney and company delivered an entertaining spectacle."
-The Hollywood Review

"...with costume changes, a mini-magic show and blingy bicycles, the presentation was a feast for the eyes"
-Financial Times (UK)

"This tour is a living, breathing pop video of a show, a hundred times more exhilarating than watching the telly."
-Daily Star (UK)

"The Circus starring Britney Spears, the relentlessly high octane and superbly choreographed affair delighted 23,000 assembled fans."
-Daily Mail (UK)

"Brit Back with a bang."
- Metro (UK)

THE CIRCUS STARRING BRITNEY SPEARS - BY THE NUMBERS

35          Number of trucks used to transport stage and tour materials
225        Number of touring crew members
150        Number of additional local crew members hired in each city
300,000 Weight (in pounds) of the production
9            # of hydraulic elevator shafts located on the stage to get the performers up and down
4,000     Number of road cases used for the stage, lights, sound equipment, wardrobe, and backline equipment
1200       Meals prepared & served to the touring crew and local staff per day
360°        view the LED video screens provide the audience of the stage
240         # of moving lights on stage
10,000    amps of power generated by the tour in one show
30           # in millions of $$ it costs to run The Circus production
44           Total number of band members, dancers, & performers on tour

500        # of rehearsal hours that each dancer had to go through to prepare for the tour.
15          # of Big Apple Circus Performers on Tour
6            # of countries where the Big Apple Circus performers are from (US, Canada, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine, Czech Rep.)
20          Wardrobe cases for Britney, her band, and dancers
11          Number of hair, make-up and costumers on tour for Britney & performers
360        Total # of tour costumes
9            Number of Britney's costume changes during each show
15-45     # of seconds it takes to make one wardrobe change
100,000+ # of authentic Swarovski crystals individually hand placed on costumes
10          # in million of fans who have seen a Britney concert
8            #1 Worldwide singles
3            Million + "Circus" albums sold worldwide
#1          Grossing tour of 2009 to date
#1          Most searched person
#1          Selling female artist of the past decade

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  1. tanya said:
    10 hours ago

    JUST BOUGHT TICKETS FORR ADELAIDE !!! THANKYOUUUU !!!! XOXO IM SOOOOO EXCITED

  1. Carl said:
    11 hours ago

    It's gonna sell out, I'll try get tickets as soon as the sale starts but now that it's been announce it's what everyones talking about "OMG BRITNEYS COMING TO ADELAIDE." SO i bet I dont get tickets and i just fall to the ground crying. D:

  1. Christopher said:
    15 hours ago

    omg, i can't wait to see you in Melbourne Britney!

  1. Handsome said:
    15 hours ago

    DVD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  1. Aubrey said:
    16 hours ago

    Britney is just so amazing she is #1 all over the world!!! I don't know anyone else who can say that now! To me she is what makes this world go round and I just love everything she does! :)

  1. ash said:
    16 hours ago

    yay!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! so excited! definitely buying tickets. i can't wait. that's so awesome.

  1. Lan said:
    17 hours ago

    I don't live in Australia, but I was wondering why the tour wasn't going to visit Adelaide. Glad fans there don't have to drive cross country to see the show. See you Friday in Des Moines Brit!

  1. Jamie said:
    18 hours ago

    Does anyone know if there's going to be a pre-sale?

  1. rithed said:
    18 hours ago

    Your are the best Britney I love you.

  1. Sarah said:
    19 hours ago

    About time you lot.

    Cannot wait....will try to b first in line when tickets go on sale.

    All I can say is THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!

    Adelaide really loves Britney now!! :~)

  1. Shan said:
    19 hours ago

    So excited that Britney is coming to Adelaide!

  1. konrad-chicago said:
    21 hours ago

    I CANT WAIT TO SEE YOU AGIAN, TONIGHT IN CHICAGO! I LOVE YOU! YOU ARE SO PRETTY!

  1. dylan said:
    21 hours ago

    hope dvd !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! DVD DVD DVD !!! my dream !

  1. Samuel said:
    21 hours ago

    :D
    I can't wait! I have my ticket for Brisbane! It's gonna be super exciting!