Pittsburgh Post-Gazette wrote an article on Nick Jonas getting upset about questions regarding their tour’s jump in ticket prices from $47.50 to $89.50.
Kevin explained a theater-in-the-round stage concept he helped design that makes the front rows stretch the whole length of the arena.
In a teleconference a reporter said: ‘OK, but how do you explain the ticket price in this economy?’ Nick responded: ‘I think essentially. we wanted to find a way to provide a bigger and better show for our fans, and this was one of the ways we had to do so.’
Reporter, ‘Ok, so you don’t have any concern about the ticket price?‘ Nick said sternly, ‘Sir, I think you’ve asked your follow-up question. We’d like to move on. Thank you very much.’
The article said this is a possible reason for their rising tickets prices: ‘It takes a team of 180 people – 80 traveling with the tour and 100 locally, up to 10 hours to construct the 140-foot-long stage, which travels in 19 trucks.
There are 13 buses for the backing band and crew, and the Jonases are traveling with their parents on a leased Boeing 767.’ Do YOU think JB
tickets are TOO expensive? Full article here.