TICKETS to Adele’s troubled Las Vegas residency have reportedly hit ‘historic high’ as seats sell for £200,000 EACH.
The singer canceled the Colosseum concert series at Caesars Palace in January, just 24 hours before the scheduled first show date.
Adele, 34, has since revealed she plans to return to the venue with updated dates – and tickets are officially already sold out.
Fans who originally had tickets will be able to reuse them for the rescheduled concerts, which kick off Nov. 18 in Vegas.
But while tickets originally cost hundreds of pounds, they are now fetching MUCH more on a number of online resale sites.
While hard-to-reach ‘nosebleed’ seats on the balcony top fetch £650, others go for hundreds of thousands more.
According to The Mail On Sunday, a seat in a central position in front of the stage is listed on the StubHub ticket exchange for £197,698.
A source told the publication: “Most people have kept their tickets and the request for £200,000 is significant, but clearly whoever is trying to resell these tickets thinks they might be able to make a lot of money. ‘silver.
“There are more seats available at reasonable prices, but we would expect prices to spike closer to the first concert date as people make last-minute plans to get to Vegas to see it. .
“If someone is asking for £200,000 per ticket, they have to believe there is someone willing to pay it. »
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Seats were initially listed from £75 – with standard seats reaching £175; but they were sold out within minutes.
It comes after it was revealed Adele would be ‘cutting’ her Las Vegas residency to make way for more intimate shows.
Insiders revealed that the superstar has decided to make his Colosseum shows at Caesars Palace an intimate affair and even plans to mingle with fans during filming.
Sources revealed that the Easy On Me singer planned to have a 40-person orchestra and a 60-singer choir at her January shows.
But now she has reduced that figure to a 20-piece band with three backup singers on stage while her choir will now be reduced to 30.
A source said: “Adele has revised her plan for the show and stripped it down. The production will be very classy, the show is centered on his energy and his voice.
“The January shows had room for a large orchestra and band as well as a 60-piece choir. The atmosphere was grand, grand and immensely theatrical. »
Now she wants it to be more intimate and connect with the audience by being with them during the performance.
“Adele wants to leave her mark with this show and be seen as one of Sin City’s biggest headliners,” they added.
“The genius of this approach is that intimacy is something different from other acts. Adele’s show will be filled with her warmth and personality.
“The production always presents dazzling events against stunning backdrops, aided by screens and stage props.
“The choir is currently in discussion as to whether additional singers will be brought in for a finale featuring Skyfall. »