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The Prismatic World Tour
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Tour by Katy Perry
Associated album Prism
Start date May 7, 2014 (2014-05-07)
End date March 22, 2015 (2015-03-22)
Legs 4
Shows
  • 37 in Europe
  • 67 in North America
  • 25 in Oceania
  • 129 total
Katy Perry concert chronology
  • The Prismatic World Tour
  • (2014–15)

The Prismatic World Tour[1][2] is the third concert tour by American singer Katy Perry, in support of her fourth studio album, Prism (2013). The tour began on May 7, 2014 in Belfast, Northern Ireland at the Odyssey Arena. The first leg also contained performances in Scotland and England that month. From June to October 2014, the second leg will take place in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. A portion of the money generated from tickets for the second leg of the tour will go to UNICEF,[3] Autism Speaks, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, and Susan G. Komen for the Cure.[4] The third and fourth leg will take place in Oceania and Europe respectively.

Background and development

Perry performing at Madison Square Garden in New York in July 2014

Perry first teased the tour during her "We Can Survive" event at the Hollywood Bowl on October 23, 2013, where she encouraged fans to see her on her 2014 tour, stating that it would be "magical".[5] She told Entertainment Weekly that "The tour is going to be fantastic. I always try to take it to the next level. I think people will realize what the tour is going to be like when they listen to the music." She also emphasized that she would be "very close" to the audience during the tour.[6] At the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards, Perry said the show would be "less cartoony" than the California Dreams Tour and would be a "feast for your eyes".[7] Perry told Capital FM in December 2013 that the tour has a less of a storyline than her previous endeavors, saying:

I'm going to bring all the bells and whistles like it was last time but it won't be so highly narrated. I just want a little bit more room to express myself... I'm just really excited. I just did a big tour meeting yesterday and saw the graphic drawing of the stage and it's unlike anything I've seen for any other artist and it's unlike anything I've ever done. It's different, it's fresh, it's clean and it's actually in the middle of the audience.[8]

Perry announced the tour on November 18, 2013 via Twitter. She announced the first leg taking place in Northern Ireland, Scotland, and England along with Icona Pop as the opening act. According to the official press release, the tour is designed to be a "multi-faceted spectacular" and will include a special standing pit around the stage called "The Reflection Section" that will allow Katy to be "closer than ever to her fans." The first leg scheduled to take place in May 2014.[9] The second leg was announced on January 15, 2014, consisting of concerts in Canada and the United States. The leg will run from June to October 2014. Ferras will open for Perry in all of the North American dates,[10] as well as Capital Cities, Kacey Musgraves, duo Tegan and Sara, and Becky G who will open in different markets.[11] The third leg was announced in February 2014, consisting of shows in Oceania. The leg will run from November to December 2014.[12] Betty Who will serve as opening act from November 7 through 28 while Tove Lo will open the show November 30 through December 20.[13] The fourth leg was announced via Twitter on June 2, 2014.[14] It is scheduled to take place from February to March 2015 through Europe.

Concert synopsis

Perry emerging atop a mechanical horse to sing "Dark Horse".

The show begins with neon-clad dancers emerging on stage. An area of the stage moves to form a pyramid, from which Perry emerges to perform "Roar", and towards the end she and the dancers skip using light-up ropes. "Part of Me" is the next track to be performed, followed by a dubstep version of "Wide Awake", during which a triangular section of the stage rises and rotates in the air. She then performs "This Moment", which transforms into "Love Me" shortly afterwards. After a video interlude, Perry appears on stage atop a mechanical horse. During this section of the tour, she wears an Egyptian-themed outfit. Perry performs "Dark Horse", before moving on to "E.T.". A large diamond-shaped structure descends from the ceiling to lift the singer in the air. "Legendary Lovers" is then performed, followed by "I Kissed a Girl", which features dancers dressed as Rubenesque mummies with large breasts and buttocks.

A video interlude shows a cat being transported from the Pyramids of Giza to "Kittywood". Perry emerges on top of a large ball of wool wearing a catsuit, accompanied by her dancers wearing similar cat costumes. A jazz version of "Hot n Cold" is then performed, before Perry begins to perform "International Smile"; the song is intermingled with Madonna's "Vogue". The dancers enact a short scene in which the cats chase a mouse. Perry re-enters, wearing a butterfly-themed dress and cape and performs multiple songs acoustically, including "By the Grace of God", a mash-up of "The One That Got Away" and "Thinking of You", and "Unconditionally".

Perry performing during the acoustic section of the tour in Newark, New Jersey in July 2014

At the beginning of this section, there is a "Megamix Dance Party", performed by the dancers and backing singers, which is a mix of a selection of songs. Perry arrives on stage wearing a top, skirt, and leggings featuring smiling faces and peace symbols. She performs "Walking on Air" before changing into a yin-yang dress to sing "It Takes Two". To close this section of the tour, a mash-up of "This Is How We Do" and "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" is performed as Perry and her dancers ride an inflatable car on stage. A video interlude is played, which shows Perry as a mental patient in a triangular padded cell, before paint splashes from all areas of the room. She appears on stage wearing a bra and skirt decorated with palm tree leaves to perform "Teenage Dream". "California Gurls" is then performed as dancers move letters that eventually recreate the Hollywood Sign. Perry exits the stage before re-emerging to sing "Birthday", wearing a one-piece outfit named the "Birthday Suit". During the performance, Perry brings a member of the audience whose birthday is near the show's date on stage, and they sit on a throne on top of a rotating birthday cake. Perry flies across the audience while confetti and balloons descend upon the crowd; she then exits the stage.

For the encore, an interlude called "Prism-Vision" is played, where the audience are encouraged to wear special rainbow-star diffraction glasses picked up before the show to magnify the visual effects of the performance. Perry enters the stage wearing a firework-themed dress. During the song's climax, multiple fireworks explode on stage before Perry ends the show, exiting through the pyramid from which she entered the stage at the beginning.

Commercial performance

The first leg attracted high public demand, resulting in additional shows in Belfast, Glasgow, and London being announced within hours of tickets being released on general sale.[15] Soon after, Perry added extra dates in Manchester and Birmingham.[16] Extra dates in the United States and Canada were also added to the second leg of her tour shortly after the leg's first announcement.[17] Due to vast popularity during the pre-sale period, Perry added more shows to the Oceania leg in Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane, extending the leg to December.[12][18] Jesse Lawrence from Forbes reported on the North American leg of the tour, saying that her ticket sales averaged at $252.60 on the secondary market throughout the five-month stint in the country. His analysis concluded that the average price was higher than that of her peers, such as Beyoncé and Lady Gaga, adding "with Prismatic holding one of the highest tour average prices of the summer, the secondary market won't have many dates dropping below a $200 average price."[19] On Pollstar's Mid Year Top 100 Worldwide Tours list, released in July 2014 and ranking tours up until that date, the Prismatic World Tour ranked at number 26 with $22 million in grosses and 249,716 tickets sold for 22 shows so far.[20]

Broadcasts and recordings

Perry's pre-recorded "Birthday" performance at the Newcastle Metro Radio Arena show was aired live during the 2014 Billboard Music Awards ceremony on May 18, 2014.[21] In May 25, 2014 Perry headlined BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend, which was streamed live on the Radio 1 website. It was also broadcast live on BBC Three, BBC HD and BBC Radio 1. Highlights of the event were also broadcast on BBC Three and BBC HD during the week following the Big Weekend.[22]

Critical reception

Perry and her neon-clad backing dancers performing in Newark, New Jersey in July 2014

Colin Stutz of Billboard called the performance in Belfast a "spectacle of costumes and colors".[23] Julian Douglas from the Entertainment.ie wrote that Perry "entertained, thrilled, and serenaded" and "oozed professionalism" despite feeling "under the weather".[24] Emilee Lindner from MTV News felt Perry lived up to her previous "promise" of making the concert a "feast for your eyes and for your Instagram", and noted a recurring cat-theme within the show.[25] Mike Wass from Idolator praised the show's costumes and dubbed the show a "candy-colored visual extravaganza".[26] In a review of the one of the Glasgow shows, Matthew Magee from The Daily Telegraph awarded the tour four out of five stars, stating that Perry "made the kind of natural connection with her Glasgow audience that her peers would die for."[27] Richard Clayton of Financial Times gave the show an excellent review, awarding five out of five stars, and described it as "sonically stonking, visually spectacular and fun, fun, fun."[28] Daisy Wyatt from The Independent criticized Perry's vocal ability and stage presence. She awarded the tour three out of five stars.[29] Rolling Stone reviewer Mark Sutherland praised the tour, calling it "loud, garish, camp and never less than uproariously entertaining" and "a show to damage retinas and blow minds."[30]

Jem Aswad of The Village Voice described the show at Madison Square Garden as "Better Than: Every other multimillion-dollar concert I've seen" and commented that "The Prismatic tour, for all its expense and atom-splitting technology, is above all else fun, smart and crowd-pleasing, and I'll take that over the self-serious bombast that usually accompanies shows of this scale any day of the week."[31] Nate Chinen of The New York Times gave the same show a mixed review, saying that he felt the "music was subordinate to the spectacle", though described it as a "Spectacle of Pop Idol Proportions".[32] Pitchfork Media's Lindsay Zoladz commented on one of the shows at New York City's Barclays Center: "I felt about this concert the way I feel about Katy Perry overall: She throws everything she's got at the wall, and every so often hits a bullseye." Three journalists from Pitchfork gave the show a mixed review.[33] Jason Lipshutz of Billboard reviewed the same show positively, saying "the superstar is at the top of her game, and Prismatic's Brooklyn debut shone bright."[34]

Set list

This setlist is representative of the show in London on May 30, 2014. It does not represent all dates throughout the tour.[30]

  1. "Roar"
  2. "Part of Me"
  3. "Wide Awake"
  4. "This Moment"
  5. "Love Me"
  6. "Dark Horse"
  7. "E.T."
  8. "Legendary Lovers"
  9. "I Kissed a Girl"
  10. "Hot n Cold"
  11. "International Smile" / "Vogue"
  12. "By the Grace of God"
  13. "The One That Got Away" / "Thinking of You"
  14. "Unconditionally"
  15. "Megamix Dance Party (Dancers Only)"
  16. "Walking on Air"
  17. "It Takes Two"
  18. "This Is How We Do" / "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)"
  19. "Teenage Dream"
  20. "California Gurls"
  21. "Birthday"
  22. "Firework"

Shows

List of concerts, showing date, city, country, venue, opening act, tickets sold, amount of available tickets, and gross revenue
Date City Country Venue Opening act Attendance Revenue
Leg 1 — Europe[35][36]
May 7, 2014 Belfast Northern Ireland Odyssey Arena Icona Pop 18,553 / 18,553 $1,658,690
May 8, 2014
May 10, 2014 Newcastle England Metro Radio Arena
May 11, 2014 Nottingham Capital FM Arena
May 13, 2014 Birmingham LG Arena
May 14, 2014
May 17, 2014 Glasgow Scotland The SSE Hydro
May 18, 2014
May 20, 2014 Manchester England Phones 4u Arena 21,343 / 24,951[a] $1,796,590[a]
May 21, 2014 Liverpool Echo Arena
May 23, 2014 Sheffield Motorpoint Arena
May 24, 2014 Manchester Phones 4u Arena [a] [a]
May 25, 2014[b] Glasgow Scotland Glasgow Green N/A
May 27, 2014 London England The O2 Arena Icona Pop 53,871 / 63,574 $5,023,470
May 28, 2014
May 30, 2014
May 31, 2014
Leg 2 — North America[35][38][39][40]
June 22, 2014 Raleigh United States PNC Arena Capital Cities
Ferras
13,704 / 13,704 $1,461,008
June 24, 2014 Washington, D.C. Verizon Center 26,508 / 26,508 $3,293,503
June 25, 2014
June 27, 2014 Nashville Bridgestone Arena 13,487 / 13,487 $1,567,175
June 28, 2014 Atlanta Philips Arena 12,843 / 12,843 $1,525,349
June 30, 2014 Tampa Tampa Bay Times Forum 13,680 / 13,680 $1,503,644
July 2, 2014 Sunrise BB&T Center 12,888 / 12,888 $1,382,655
July 3, 2014 Miami American Airlines Arena 13,543 / 13,543 $1,432,275
July 7, 2014 Uncasville Mohegan Sun
July 9, 2014 New York City Madison Square Garden 13,846 / 13,846 $2,047,284
July 11, 2014 Newark Prudential Center 25,584 / 25,584 $3,363,432
July 12, 2014
July 15, 2014 Montreal Canada Bell Centre
July 16, 2014 Ottawa Canadian Tire Centre
July 18, 2014 Toronto Air Canada Centre
July 19, 2014
July 21, 2014
July 22, 2014 Pittsburgh United States Consol Energy Center
July 24, 2014 New York City Barclays Center
July 25, 2014
August 1, 2014 Boston TD Garden
August 2, 2014
August 4, 2014 Philadelphia Wells Fargo Center
August 5, 2014
August 7, 2014 Chicago United Center
August 8, 2014
August 10, 2014 Grand Rapids Van Andel Arena Kacey Musgraves
Ferras
August 11, 2014 Auburn Hills The Palace of Auburn Hills
August 13, 2014 Columbus Nationwide Arena
August 14, 2014 Cleveland Quicken Loans Arena
August 16, 2014 Louisville KFC Yum! Center
August 17, 2014 St. Louis Scottrade Center
August 19, 2014 Kansas City Sprint Center
August 20, 2014 Lincoln Pinnacle Bank Arena
August 22, 2014 Minneapolis Target Center
August 23, 2014 Fargo Fargodome
August 26, 2014 Winnipeg Canada MTS Centre
August 28, 2014 Saskatoon Credit Union Centre
August 29, 2014 Calgary Scotiabank Saddledome
August 31, 2014 Edmonton Rexall Place
September 1, 2014
September 9, 2014 Vancouver Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena Tegan and Sara
Ferras
September 10, 2014
September 12, 2014 Portland United States Moda Center
September 13, 2014 Tacoma Tacoma Dome
September 16, 2014 Anaheim Honda Center
September 17, 2014
September 19, 2014 Los Angeles Staples Center
September 20, 2014
September 22, 2014 San Jose SAP Center
September 23, 2014
September 25, 2014 Glendale Jobing.com Arena
September 26, 2014 Las Vegas MGM Grand Garden Arena
September 29, 2014 Salt Lake City EnergySolutions Arena
September 30, 2014 Denver Pepsi Center
October 2, 2014 Dallas American Airlines Center
October 3, 2014
October 5, 2014 Memphis FedExForum
October 6, 2014 Tulsa BOK Center
October 8, 2014 New Orleans New Orleans Arena
October 10, 2014 Houston Toyota Center Becky G
Ferras
October 11, 2014
October 14, 2014 Monterrey Mexico Arena Monterrey
October 15, 2014
October 17, 2014 Mexico City Palacio de los Deportes
October 18, 2014
Leg 3 — Oceania[35]
November 7, 2014 Perth Australia Perth Arena Betty Who
November 8, 2014
November 11, 2014 Adelaide Adelaide Entertainment Centre
November 12, 2014
November 14, 2014 Melbourne Rod Laver Arena
November 15, 2014
November 18, 2014
November 19, 2014
November 21, 2014 Sydney Allphones Arena
November 22, 2014
November 24, 2014
November 25, 2014
November 27, 2014 Brisbane Brisbane Entertainment Centre
November 28, 2014
November 30, 2014 Tove Lo
December 1, 2014
December 4, 2014 Melbourne Rod Laver Arena
December 6, 2014
December 7, 2014
December 10, 2014
December 12, 2014 Sydney Allphones Arena
December 13, 2014
December 15, 2014 Brisbane Brisbane Entertainment Centre
December 19, 2014 Auckland New Zealand Vector Arena
December 20, 2014
Leg 4 — Europe[35]
February 16, 2015 Barcelona Spain Palau Sant Jordi
February 17, 2015 Montpellier France Park&Suites Arena
February 20, 2015 Lyon Halle Tony Garnier
February 21, 2015 Milan Italy Mediolanum Forum
February 23, 2015 Prague Czech Republic O2 Arena
February 24, 2015 Kraków Poland Kraków Arena
February 26, 2015 Vienna Austria Wiener Stadthalle
February 27, 2015 Bratislava Slovakia Ondrej Nepela Arena
March 1, 2015 Zürich Switzerland Hallenstadion
March 2, 2015 Munich Germany Olympiahalle
March 4, 2015 Antwerp Belgium Sportpaleis
March 5, 2015 Cologne Germany Lanxess Arena
March 7, 2015 Herning Denmark Jyske Bank Boxen
March 9, 2015 Amsterdam Netherlands Ziggo Dome
March 12, 2015 Hamburg Germany O2 World Hamburg
March 13, 2015 Berlin O2 World Berlin
March 15, 2015 Riga Latvia Arena Riga
March 18, 2015 Helsinki Finland Hartwall Arena
March 20, 2015 Oslo Norway Telenor Arena
March 22, 2015 Stockholm Sweden Ericsson Globe
TOTAL 239,850 / 253,161 (95%) $26,055,075

Notes

  1. ^ a b c d The score data is combined from the shows held at the Phones 4u Arena from May 20 and 24, 2014, respectively.
  2. ^ The May 25, 2014 concert in Glasgow, Scotland is a part of Radio 1's Big Weekend.[37]

Personnel

Director
  • Baz Halpin
Co-directors/choreographers
  • RJ Durell
  • Nick Florez
Management/tour producer
  • Bradford Cobb
  • Steven Jensen
  • Martin Kirkup
  • Ngoc Hoang
Tour manager
  • Harry Sandler
Production manager
  • Jay Schmit
Tour accountant
  • John Czajkowski
Stage manager
  • Alan Doyle
Assistant tour manager
  • Cindy Chapman
Road manager
  • Zoe Wilkinson (first leg)
Production coordinator
  • Kim Hilton
Production design
  • Baz Halpin
Lighting design
  • Baz Halpin
Associate lighting designer
  • Eric Marchwinski
Katy Perry wardrobe design
Band/dancer wardrobe section
  • Marina Toybina
Video content
  • Lightborne
  • Ben Nicholson
  • JT Rooney
Vocal coach
  • Eric Vetro
Band
  • Musical director - Kris Pooley
  • Keys - Max Hart
  • Guitars - Casey Hooper, Nathan Spicer
  • Drums - Adam Marcello
  • Bass - Joshua Moreau
  • Background vocals - Lauren Ball, Cherri Black
Remixers
  • The Last Night
  • Jack Rayner
Dancers
  • Leah Adler
  • Khasan Brailsford
  • Lockhart Brownlie
  • Bryan Gaw
  • Loriel Hennington
  • Malik LeNost
  • Scott Myrick
  • Cassidy Noblett
  • Tracy Shibata
  • Britt Stewart
Tour personnel
  • Personal assistant - Tamra Natisin
  • Security director - Richard Ramos
  • Security - Ray Quarrie (first leg)
  • Venue security - Javier Saldana
  • Make-up artist - Todd Delano
  • Hair design - Clyde Haygood
  • Hair stylist - Larry McDaniel
  • VIP coordinator - Samantha Fernandez
  • Personal trainer - Armando Alarcon
  • Physical trainer for NEURO Tour Physical Therapy, Inc. - Shannon N. Narasimhan, DPT
  • Assistant choreographer - Katie Schaar
  • Head rigger - Chuck Melton
  • Riggers - Ricky Baiotto, Albert Pozzetti, Jake Harrelson, Patrick Leonard
  • Automation supervisor - Robert Moore
  • Automation fly op - Richard Kent, Simon Parsons
  • Head carpenter - Luke Larson
  • Carpenters - Dewey Evans, Jimmy George, PJ Smith, Mike Ryder, Vadim Melline, Aaron Ford
  • Electrician - Tim Kitchens
  • Automation carpenters - Rick Berger, Michael Berger, Eric Pelletier
  • Automation technician - Michael Pettit, Eric Pelletier
  • Production assistants - Tracy Baiotto, Natasha McCartan
  • FOH Sound engineer - Pete Keppler
  • Monitor engineer - Manny Barajas
  • Playback - Eric Racy
  • Backline crew chief - Duane Burda
  • Backlines - Gabe Monago, Chris Morrison
  • Wardrobe supervisor - Tony Villanueva
  • Bling Mistress - Erin Lareau
  • Wardrobe - Erin Lareau, Lisa Nishimura, Laura Spratt, Abby Franklin
  • Background vocalist/dancer hair & make-up - Darren Scott
  • Dressing room coordinator - Alie Amato
  • Audio system engineer - Ben Rothstein
  • Monitors - Matt Moser
  • Audio technology - Matt Moser, Rachael Stuemke, Matthew Woolley (first leg), Trystan Forbes (first leg), Taylor Holden (second leg), Kory Lutes (second leg)
  • Audio RF technology - Niall Stevens
  • Lighting director - Kathy Beer
  • Lighting crew chief - John Chiodo
  • Lighting technology - Bart Buckalew, Tony Cerasuolo, Chris Donati, John Dall (first leg), Jamie Catt (first leg), Nick Barton (first leg), Alex Murphy (first leg), Tiffany Hudson (first leg)
  • Video director - Omar Montes-Rangel
  • Video engineers - Omar Montes-Rangel, Eugene Mcauliffe
  • Crew chiefs - John Moore, Dan Ivory-Castle
  • Camera operators - Will Stinton, Jay Strasser, Luis Ramos, Scott Grund
  • Laser crew chief - Alex Oita
  • Pyro technicians - Dan Ivory-Castle, Ian MacDonald, Michael Morey
  • Merchandise manager - Charles Midgley
  • Merchandise - Pete Dunn (first leg)
  • Catering crew chief - Dan Le Fevre (first leg)
  • Catering (first leg) - Steve Jenkins, William Jamieson, David Eskinazi, Richard Cutting, Steve Bond, Renette Cronje, Giovanni Di Perri
Booking agent
  • Emma Banks
  • Mitch Rose (second leg)
  • Jbeau Lewis (second leg)
  • Christian Carubi
Travel agent
  • Tina Walters (first and fourth legs)
  • Debbie and Nancy Rosenblatt (second leg)
  • Lyndsay Thomson (first and fourth legs)
  • Tracy Lonsdale (second leg)
Trucking
  • Mark Guterres (first leg)
  • Chanon DiCarlo (second leg)
Buses
  • Joerg Phillip (first and fourth legs)
  • Mark Larson (second leg)
Freighting
  • Justin Carbone
Set construction
  • Patrick Seeley
Audio
  • ML Procise III
  • Greg Smith
Lighting programming
  • Eric Marchwinski
  • Julian Lavender
  • John Huddleston (second leg)
Set construction
  • David Mendoza
  • Michael Curry Designs
  • Aaron Ford
Video
  • Todd LePere
Pyro
  • Shaun Barnett
Lasers
  • Marc Webber
  • Ryan Hagan
Radios/WIFI
  • Jeremy Schilling
Catering
  • Eat Your Hearts Out (first leg)
Merchandise
  • Tom Donnell
  • Shannon Biliske (second leg)
  • Paul Cole (fourth leg)
Tour program design
  • Jeri Heiden
  • Nick Steinhardt
  • Ryan Corey
  • Gavin Taylor
Photography
Tour program printing
  • Rick Steinberg
Passes
  • Dave Paiva
Itineraries
  • Tina Ogata
Business management
  • Bernie Gudvi
  • Jeff Hinkle
  • Sandy Cohen
Legal representation
  • Greenberg Traurig
  • Jay Cooper
  • Steve Plinio
Promoters
  • Live Nation (first, second, and fourth legs)
  • SJM Concerts (first leg)
  • AEG (second leg)
  • OCESA / Zignia Live (second leg)
  • Dainty Group (third leg)

Credits adapted from The Prismatic World Tour program.[41]

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