Long-running West End musical The Phantom of the Opera at His Majesty’s Theatre has revealed a new cast for the show.
Joining the company will be Lily Kerhoas (Les Misérables) as Christine Daaé, taking over from Holly-Anne Hull; and playing Raoul will be Joe Griffiths-Brown (Hamilton, Frozen), replacing Matt Blaker. Also new will be David Kristopher-Brown (The Play That Goes Wrong) as Ubaldo Piangi and Maiya Hikasa (Billy Elliot The Musical) as Meg Giry.
The new cast will start performing from Monday 31 July 2023.
Staying in the show will be Jon Robyns as The Phantom, Kelly Glyptis as Carlotta Giudicelli, Adam Linstead as Monsieur André, Matt Harrop as Monsieur Firmin and Francesca Ellis as Madame Giry.
The cast is completed by Hollie Aires, Federica Basile, Corina Clark, Michael Colbourne, Leonard Cook, Colleen Rose Curran, Lily De-La-Haye, Hywel Dowsell, Connor Ewing, Serina Faull, Florence Fowler, James Gant, Melanie Gowie, Eilish Harmon-Beglan, Yukina Hasebe, Samuel Haughton, Thomas Holdsworth, Jacob Hughes, Grace Hume, Tim Morgan, Eve Shanu-Wilson, Tim Southgate, Zoë Soleil Vallée, Jasmine Wallis, Victoria Ward, Ralph Watts, Simon Whitaker, and Andrew York; and at certain performances Paige Blankson will play Christine.
Produced by Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s smash-hit musical has been running in London since 1986, and in October this year will be celebrating its 37th year in town!
The show has music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Charles Hart, and additional lyrics by Richard Stilgoe. The book is by Richard Stilgoe and Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on the novel ‘Le Fantôme de l’Opera’ by Gaston Leroux.
Phantom’s creative team also includes Orchestrations by David Cullen and Andrew Lloyd Webber; Musical Supervision is by Simon Lee; Production Design by Maria Björnson; Set Design adapted by Matt Kinley; Associate Costume Design by Jill Parker; Lighting by Andrew Bridge; Associate Lighting Design by Warren Letton; Sound by Mick Potter; and Musical Staging and Choreography by Gillian Lynne, recreated and adapted by Chrissie Cartwright. The show was originally Directed by Harold Prince, and this production is Directed by Seth Sklar-Heyn.
The Phantom of the Opera is currently booking until 2 March 2024.