SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Tour Coming to Merriam Theater, 11/7
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, the 11-time Primetime Emmy Award-winning show that sparked America's fascination with dance, is set to captivate audiences again this fall - live on tour - with Philadelphia tour stop at the Merriam Theater on Friday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Celebrating its momentous 11th season, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE's Top 10 finalists will make their way across North America, performing in more than 70 cities, as part of the SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE TOUR 2014. The Season 11 tour lineup includes the following Top 10 finalists: Bridget Whitman, Casey Askew, Emilio Dosal, Jacque LeWarne, Jessica Richens, Ricky Ubeda, Rudy Abreu, Tanisha Belnap, Valerie Rockey and Zack Everhart. SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE airs Wednesdays (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.
The tour kicks off on Wednesday, Oct. 1, at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans and crosses the United States and Canada with more than 70 stops including Philadelphia on November 7 at the Merriam Theater. The first leg of the tour will finish up on Friday, Dec. 19, at the Maverick Center in West Valley City, UT. The dancers will return for the second leg of the tour, starting at the Rabobank Theatre in Bakersfield, CA, on Thursday, Jan. 22.
"I am thrilled with the spectacular, fresh talent we have discovered this season. I believe these dancers have inspired the choreographers to create remarkable dance numbers each week. I am excited for your favorite dancers to bring their inspiration and routines to even more cities throughout the nation on this year's tour," stated Nigel Lythgoe, judge, executive producer and co-creator of the hit FOX series.
The official tour routing is available on fox.com/dance. Fans can sign up for the FOX.com Newsletter to find out how they can get early access to tickets.
Tickets to the SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Philadelphia performance at the Merriam Theater go on sale to the general public on Saturday, August 16 at 10 a.m. Tickets are available from $45 to $88 with VIP packages available starting at $140, and can be purchased by calling 215-893-1999, online at kimmelcenter.org, and at the Kimmel Center box office, Broad & Spruce streets (open daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.).
Fall's hottest ticket will feature this season's most popular routines, as well as original pieces created specifically for the nationwide tour. 19 Entertainment and dick clark productions will present audiences around the country with the opportunity to experience the action brought into their living rooms each week on the beloved summer series, with a variety of sizzling, one-of-a-kind dance routines they have come to expect from their favorite dancers.
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE recently received seven 2014 Primetime Emmy Award nominations, including Outstanding Reality-Competition Program and Outstanding Host In A Reality or Reality-Competition Program (Cat Deeley), in addition to Outstanding Choreography nominations. SYTYCD's outstanding costume team of Marina Toybina and Grainne O'Sullivan also won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Costumes for a Variety Program.