Madonna Launches Rebel Heart Tour

Madonna Launches Rebel Heart Tour

Iconic pop star Madonna launched her tenth worldwide tour, Rebel Heart, in support of her similarly named 13th studio album. The tour features production design by Stufish Entertainment Architects and lighting design by Al Gurdon. PRG is the tour lighting vendor. Click through the following pages for more details and images.

Rebel Heart Tour

Rebel Heart Tour opened on September 9 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada. The tour will continue on its North American leg before heading to Europe and Asia, and finally concluding in Brisbane, Australia on March 27, 2016.

 

Iconic

To begin the concert, Madonna descends from above in a cage, singing "Iconic" as centurions danced with crucifixes around her. The catwalk is also in the shape of a crucifix with a heart at the top.

Material Girl

Three huge screens provide visual content, as well as theatrical effects. For "Material Girl," Madonna and her dancers use a screen as a massive slide.

Inspiration

The themes for concert design seemed to draw from Cirque du Soleil, 300, the Chinese New Year, Grease, and Catholicism, according to The Washington Post.

 

Top Concert Design

Stay tuned for more coverage of the Rebel Heart Tour. Check out Madonna's past six concert tour designs, ranging from 1993 to 2012, including her 2001 Drowned World Tour, one of Live Design's picks for Top Concert Tour Designs Of All Time, in this throwback gallery.

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