20. 5. 2009
At the Press Conference where both Kenny Ortega and Randy Phillips were present they stated the reason for the reschedules was because they needed more time in the O2 and Randy then went on to say quite briefly that when the concerts were announced it was widely known that the concerts were a working progress...
Tough decision to make. They don't have enough time to work in the O2 Arena to prepare the show. They need 5 extra days.
Kenny Ortega is doing Footloose, and wasn't ready to start the shows at the O2 due to his busy schedule.
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