The entertainment company responsible for the Jesus Christ Superstar Arena Spectacular Tour announced on Friday (30th May) the upcoming tour was cancelled. The company in question, Options Clause Entertainment LLC, released a statement on the tour's website simply stating the tour was cancelled and refunds would be given to all ticket holders. There was no explanation as to why the tour has been cancelled, especially only ten days before it was scheduled to begin. 

Ben Forster
Ben Forster performing Jesus Christ Superstar in New York in April 2014.

The tour was set to start in New Orleans on June 9th and boasted an all-star celebrity cast including Incubus' Brandon Boyd, 'N Sync's Jc Chasez and Destiny's Child's Michelle Williams. Ben Forster, who played Jesus in the production took to Twitter to express his disappointment. He wrote a series of increasingly irritable tweets, the first of which reads "My heart is broken. My beautiful talented cast and company I adore. This wonderful show & opportunity is over. I'm so sorry I am devastated."

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