Alfie Boe Postpones US Concert Tour
According to his official website, Alfie Boe has postponed his upcoming US Tour. A just-released statement reads: "Regrettably we have to announce that the Alfie Boe Winter US Tour is being cancelled for now. We hope to reschedule and will announce as soon as we are able. Alfie is really sorry to disappoint his US fans, but we are hopeful we will be putting another tour in place in the not too distant future."
After assuming the lead role of Jean Valjean in Les Miserables at The Queens Theatre in London, Alfie led the cast in Cameron Mackintosh's 25th Anniversary celebration of the show at London's 02 Arena. The DVD sold 500,000 copies in the UK and was also a successful PBS special in the U.S. No stranger to the world of theatre, Alfie's first claim to fame in the U.S. was a Tony win for his starring role in legendary director Baz Luhrmann's acclaimed Broadway production of Puccini's La Boheme.
Alfie joined Paul McCartney, Tom Jones, Elton John and additional top names in music for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Concert on June 4th in London. The lineup of A-list musical stars performed in the presence of the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh and other members of the royal family, to be broadcast by the BBC in the U.K., with highlights airing on ABC in the U.S. today, June 5.
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