Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera continues to delight audiences at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London.
One of the most famous and successful musicals of all time, The Phantom of the Opera is a jaw-dropping spectacle featuring a beautiful score, extraordinary scenery and effects and a timeless tragic love story.
Since the musical opened at Her Majesty’s Theatre on 9 October 1986 starring Michael Crawford and Sarah Brightman, the show has travelled the world and entertained millions of people, with the original extraordinary production having captivated audiences for over 12,800 performances.
The Phantom of the Opera will resume performances at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London in June 2021.
What’s the Story?
Beneath the beauty of the Paris Opera House lurks a mysterious masked figure. A genius recluse, the Phantom falls madly in love with an innocent young soprano, Christine, and devotes himself to creating a new star.
When a handsome young suitor from Christine’s past enters the picture and threatens to steal her away from him. Is his love enough to forgive the unthinkable acts he has committed? Will Christine be able to resist her ‘Angel of music’?
Who’s in it? The Phantom of the Opera Cast
Killian Donnelly (Kinky Boots, Les Miserables, Memphis) will play the role of the Phantom.
Written by Richard Stilgoe with lyrics by Charles Hart, composed and co-orchestration by Andrew Llyod Webber and co-orchestration by David Cullen.
Directed by Harold Prince with musical staging and choreography by Gillian Lynne, design by Maria Bjornson, lighting by Andrew Bridge, sound by Mick Potter and musical supervision and direction by David Caddick
Age Restrictions: Recommended for ages 10 and over. Under 5s will not be admitted. Parental guidance advised. Seating Info: The sides of the Grand Circle are side view restricted. The rear of the Stalls and Royal Circle are restricted by the overhang.
Theatre InformationHer Majesty's Theatre
Address: 57 Haymarket, London, SW1Y 4QL
Nearest Underground: Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo line, Piccadilly line), Leicester Square (Northern line, Piccadilly line)
Nearest Buses: 3, 6, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 22, 22B, 38, 53, 88, 94, 159
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