Really Useful Group and AEG Live explained that the shows originally planned for March will now take place in October because of "enormous demand across the globe", including Europe, the US and Australia.
Existing tickets remain valid for the rescheduled shows and refunds will also be available from the point of purchase.
Tickets for added shows at the Leeds Arena and The Hydro, Glasgow will go on sale next Friday, February 15.
Melanie C stars as Mary Magdalene in the production, with Chris Moyles as King Herod, Tim Minchin as Judas Iscariot and Superstar winner Ben Forster as Jesus Christ.
The updated Jesus Christ Superstar arena tour dates are as follows:
- October 1 - The Hydro, Glasgow
- October 3 - Birmingham NIA Arena
- October 4 - Leeds Arena
- October 6 - Newcastle Metro Arena
- October 8 - Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
- October 10 - Nottingham Arena
- October 11 - Manchester Arena
- October 13 - London The O2
- October 15 - Liverpool Echo Arena