Archive for January, 2013

Entertainment News 1/13

By David Jacobs | January 13th, 2013

Theatre fans were delivered a number of exciting announcements this year, beginning with the announcement from The Old Globe theatre in San Diego, California. While there have been a number of exciting Broadway announcements, this California theatre revealed that a new staging of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion. This new production will be starring Tony Award winning actor Robert Sean Leonard and will officially take the stage beginning January 12th. Those who are looking to see the event live can get their seats now as tickets are available to the public.

Meanwhile, Canadian singer and songwriter Leonard Cohen made an announcement of his own when the iconic performer revealed this week that he will be adding a second leg to his current world tour and even more opportunities for fans to see him live. The tour, known as the “Old Ideas World Tour” will travel to North America in the spring. Tickets for these tour events and for the newly announced shows in this tour are on sale and available to the public now.

NHL Back On, Super Bowl and Theater

By David Jacobs | January 11th, 2013

In the entertainment world a great deal of buzz has been surrounding film adaption of the best-selling book series, Fifty Shades of Grey, with millions of fans of the novels anxiously awaiting movie news and to find out who will be cast in the film’s coveted leading roles. While the movie adaptation is still far off, fans of the erotic story have been delivered a special treat this week as it was announces that 50 Shades! The Musical; a musical production based on the best-selling E.L. James books will be given a New York City premier date. The production, which features 11 original songs, will feature a ladies book club that decides to read the book together and provide their own hilarious interpretation of the novel. The musical will make its New York premier this week; January 11th at the Gramercy Theatre; tickets for the production are on sale now and available to the public.

Entertainment News January 10th

By David Jacobs | January 10th, 2013

The music world has been treated to several big ticketing announcements this week as several bands have revealed that they would be hitting the road in 2013 for new tours. One of the first big announcements of the year came from Major Lazer as the group revealed they would be hitting the road for their “Free The Universe” World Tour. This new tour announcement came straight from main DJ of the group; Diplo as he revealed the group would be heading out on the road beginning on February 28th. The tour will kick off on February 28th in Toronto and the band will visit 34 different cities and 12 different countries on this tour. The tour will be in support of the group’s new album and tickets for the tour will be on sale this week.

Other rock news announcements of the week came from rock groups The Black Keys and the Flaming Lips. The groups announced that they would be heading out and doing several performances together this spring, in a unique live performance spectacular that fans will not want to miss out on. Both bands are known for their signature high energy performance style and for delivering some of this most energetic liver performances in the business; meaning this will be a big treat for live music fans. Tickets for the shows will go on sale to the public Friday January 11th.

January 2013 News

By David Jacobs | January 8th, 2013

The world of entertainment is back in full swing after the New Year and now entertainment fans of all types are being treated to special events that are sure to make 2013 an exciting year. One of the biggest ticketing announcements of the year so far came from the world of sports as the NHL revealed that the lockout for the 2012-2013 season is now officially over as the league and players have finally reached an agreement. Although many assumed the season would be over for good, a portion of the regular season will still be played in 2013. Hockey Tickets will be going on sale this week after the official schedule is released and games are expected to begin January 19th. Those who have been waiting months for the season to take place will not want to miss out on this opportunity to see NHL action for the first time in nearly a year.

New Year New Year

By David Jacobs | January 6th, 2013

With the new year in full swing, the entertainment world has been full of big announcements as the new season begins. For fans of rock music one of the biggest announcements came from the legendary rock trio Green Day. The band announced this week that they will be heading back on tour in 2013 supporting their latest album “Uno! Dos! Tre!” a three album set that was released in September, November and December of 2012. The new tour has many fans excited after the band cancelled their last tour early due to health issues with their lead singer. This new tour is set to kick off on March 28th of 2013 and will feature 23 additional stops which will take the band throughout North America, Europe and Russia. Tickets for the event will go on sale next week for the tour.

Meanwhile the sports world has also had their own big ticket announcements especially surrounding this week’s games which will be the first round of playoff games for the NFL. With many NFL fans looking to get NFL playoff tickets to see their teams in this post-season play. Tickets for this round of NFL games are now for sale and those who are looking to get tickets to see their favorite teams play as they vie for a spot in the Super Bowl will want to act fast to get their tickets during the post-season.

Happy New Year from CTC!

By David Jacobs | January 1st, 2013

As the New Year was ushered in this week many began focusing their sites on what the world of entertainment would bring in for the year 2013. With several big announcements regarding 2013 live ticket events, concert and music fans have plenty to be looking forward to in 2013. One of the biggest upcoming concert events for 2013 came from the famed country crooner Taylor Swift. The country superstar announced late in 2012 that she would be heading on the road in 2013 for her Red Tour across the country. The live concert is set to kick off on Wednesday March 13th at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha and will keep the singer on the road for most of the year. Tickets to see Taylor Swift in 2013 are on sale now.

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