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'Glee' Actor Matthew Morrison Announces Summer Tour

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'Glee' Actor Matthew Morrison Announces Summer Tour
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This time, Sue Sylvester couldn't stop the music.

Matthew Morrison, who plays the glee club teacher Mr. Schuester on Fox's "Glee," announced a nationwide summer concert tour Friday.

He'll perform songs from his upcoming solo album, including the recently debuted single "Summer Rain," as well as favorites from the show.

Or maybe the five-week, 22-city tour is just an elaborate cover-up to find a replacement for his New Directions singers.

Regional glee clubs can compete to open for Morrison when he comes to their town, an opportunity co-sponsored by the VH1 Save the Music Foundation. Clubs can submit their entries here.

Then again, this could be a chance for Morrison to expand his career options yet again. He teamed with the comedy website Funny or Die to create a series of original videos; some will premiere on the site, and some will be worked into his concerts.

Morrison will hit the Beacon Theatre in New York on July 1 and wrap the tour July 23 at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on July 23. The full tour schedule follows:

June 18: Minneapolis; Orpheum Theatre

June 19: St. Louis, Mo.; Fabulous Fox Theatre

June 21: Rosemont, Ill.; Rosemont Theatre

June 22: Columbus, Ohio; Palace Theatre

June 23: Detroit; Detroit Opera House

June 27: Philadelphia; Mann Center for the Performing Arts

June 28: Newark, N.J.; New Jersey Performing Arts Center

June 29: Boston; Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre

July 1: New York; Beacon Theatre

July 2: Atlantic City, N.J.; Caesar's - Circus Maximus

July 6: Washington D.C.; DAR Constitution Hall

July 7: Greensboro, N.C.; War Memorial Auditorium

July 8: Duluth, Ga.; The Arena at Gwinnett Center

July 10: Tampa, Fla.; David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts

July 11: Orlando; Bob Carr Performing Arts Center

July 13: Boca Raton, Fla.; Mizner Park Amphitheatre

July 14: Jacksonville, Fla.; Moran Theater

July 16: Grand Prairie, Texas; Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie

July 17: Austin; Bass Concert Hall

July 19: Phoenix; Comerica Theatre

July 20: San Diego; Humphrey's Concerts by the Bay

July 23: Los Angeles; Nokia Theatre L.A. Live

The Hollywood Reporter  

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