Dubbed by its director as "the biggest arena show ever", Ben Hur is just three weeks from its world premiere at London's O2 Arena. The production, which after London will embark on a 17-city tour, requires 500 tons of sand, 400 cast and crew and 46 horses for every performance.
Director Franz Abraham has been planning this monumental show for 15 years. He told The Times: "Now we are almost through to London and with all seriousness... this can be the most successful show on Earth". Confident of the show's credentials, he added: "It can run for 50 years”.
Kinda makes me want to visit London. :-)
But then again, I'd be scribbling notes down incessantly while I watch (like with what happened with the Passion... heh).
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