New casting has been announced for The Phantom of the Opera in London with the show now booking at Her Majesty’s Theatre until 17 December 2022.
Killian Donnelly will continue as The Phantom alongside Lucy St. Louis as Christine Daaé. Joining them will be Matt Blaker as Raoul and Kelly Glyptis as Carlotta. Also continuing in the cast are Matt Harrop as Monsieur Firmin, Adam Linstead as Monsieur André, Greg Castiglioni as Ubaldo Piangi, Francesca Ellis as Madame Giry and Ellie Young as Meg Giry. At certain performances the role of Christine Daaé will be played by Holly-Anne Hull.
The cast is completed by Hollie Aires, Connor Carson, Corina Clark, Edward Court, Michelle Cornelius, Lily De-La-Haye, Hywel Dowsell, Serina Faul, James Gant, Eilish Harmon-Beglan, Emma Harris, Yukina Hasebe, Thomas Holdsworth, Olivia Holland-Rose, Jacob Hughes, Grace Hume, James Hume, Tim Morgan, Michael Robert-Lowe, Eve Shanu-Wilson, Tim Southgate, Anouk Van Laake, Jasmine Wallis, Rafe Watts, Skye Weiss, Simon Whitaker, Lizzie Wofford and Andrew York.
Matt Blaker returns to The Phantom of the Opera having previously been in the ensemble and covering the role in the Original Production. His other theatre credits include the UK tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, the international tours of Jersey Boys and Jesus Christ Superstar and most recently playing Billy Bigelow in Carousel at Kilworth House. His television credits include Netflix’s The Crown.
Kelly Glyptis’ operatic credits include Madeleine, Cosi fan tutte and Le nozze di Figaro. Her other theatre credits include the North American tours of The Sound of Music, Into The Woods, Mary Poppins, West Side Story and The Addams Family.
The iconic musical features music by Andrew Lloyd Webber with lyrics by Charles Hart, and additional lyrics by Richard Stilgoe. It has a book by Richard Stilgoe and Andrew Lloyd Webber and is based on the novel ‘LeFantôme de l’Opera’ by Gaston Leroux. Orchestrations are by David Cullen and Andrew Lloyd Webber.
The Phantom of the Opera is booking until 17 December 2022 at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London.