When hundreds of thousands of people shell out their hard earned cash in the midst of a recession to watch a reanimated corpse dance that’s a sign that the world is about to end, right? BBC tallied the numbers and came up with this:
Tickets sold at a rate of around 11 per second, promoters said – when they went on sale to the public on Friday.
Some 360,000 tickets were sold to registered fans before sales opened on Friday morning.
Organisers say the This Is It tour has become the fastest-selling in history, with people from as far away as Japan, Belgium and Dubai queuing up to purchase their tickets.
I will admit that as a child I got caught up in the MJ fever. Up until about the age of 5 I insisted that he was my actual father, and my parents were just “holding” me for him. But that was back when it appeared genetically possible for him to be related to a black person.
Would any of you buy tickets to see “Peter Pan” in action?