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BEN FORSTER as the Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera

9 April: On this day in 1705… Her Majesty’s Theatre opened

On this day in… 1705 Her Majesty’s Theatre opened in London. The first Her Majesty’s Theatre opened as the Queen’s Theatre on 9 April 1705. The Phantom of the Opera is now at the fourth theatre on this site. The first theatre on the site opened on 9 April 1705 as the Queen’s Theatre, which was then renamed the King’s Theatre in 1714, but sadly burnt down on 17 June 1789. The second theatre opened on 26 March 1791 as the King’s Theatre, which was renamed to His Majesty’s Theatre, Italian Opera House in 1837, and again renamed to His …

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The Phantom of the Opera artwork 2018

The Phantom of the Opera

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera celebrating 33 years in London.

Cirque du Soleil to develop West End and Broadway shows

Entertainment group Cirque du Soleil announce new theatrical division. The worldwide entertainment group Cirque du Soleil has announced that it is launching a new theatrical division based in New York to develop shows for Broadway, the West End and international tours. The Quebec based circus group has named Scott Zeiger the head of Cirque du Soleil Theatrical, which will stage productions using the company’s signature style and aesthetic but with a marked shift from the current Vegas and touring shows Cirque du Soleil audiences are used to. Zeiger co-founded BASE, which produced Vegas adaptations of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of …

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MAJOR CAST CHANGES IN THE SMASH HIT ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER MUSICAL “THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA” AT HER MAJESTY’S THEATRE, LONDON FROM MONDAY 2 SEPTEMBER 2013

Major cast changes will take place in the smash hit Andrew Lloyd Webber musical “THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA” at Her Majesty’s Theatre in the West End from Monday 2 September 2013. Fresh from his success as Jean Valjean in “Les Misérables” at the Queen’s Theatre Gerónimo Rauch will join the cast as ‘The Phantom’.

Olivier Awards nominations announced

The nominations for the 2013 Olivier Awards were announced today at the May Fair Hotel in London.

Presented by Olivier Award winners Ruth Wilson and Elaine Paige live on BBC Radio 2’s Ken Bruce show, the announcement also featured a performance from last year’s big Olivier winner Matilda The Musical.

The shows dominating this year’s awards include the National Theatre’s The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time, Hollywood musical Top Hat at the Aldwych Theatre and recent Chichester and Adelphi Theatre production of Sweeney Todd.

West End Live Timetable: Sunday 24 June 2012, Trafalgar Square

WEST END LIVE TIMETABLE – Saturday 23 June 2012, Trafalgar Square. Back for its 8th year, West End Live – the spectacular celebration of West End theatre – returns to Trafalgar Square and for the first time will feature every single West End musical over the two days of the event.

West End Live Timetable: Saturday 23 June 2012, Trafalgar Square

WEST END LIVE TIMETABLE –
Saturday 23 June 2012, Trafalgar Square. Back for its 8th year, West End Live – the spectacular celebration of West End theatre – returns to Trafalgar Square and for the first time will feature every single West End musical over the two days of the event.

Hal Prince happy with new Phantom touring show?

We would love to know how Hal Prince feels about Cameron Mackintosh’s new touring production of The Phantom of the Opera, celebrating the show’s 25th anniversary.

Phantom of the Opera 25th anniversary celebrations

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical The Phantom of the Opera will celebrate its 25th anniversary this year: Phantom first previewed on 27 September 1986 at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London, with its official opening night on 9th October, and it has played at the venue ever since.

Phantom celebrates anniversary

Today, Saturday 9 October 2010, marks the 24th anniversary of The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London.

Michael Crawford to star in Wizard of Oz

Theatre veteran Michael Crawford is to reunite with Andrew Lloyd Webber 24 years after playing the original Phantom of the Opera, in The Wizard of Oz.

Hollywood stars up for awards

This year’s Olivier Award nominations were announced today, with Hollywood stars dominating the line up of talent.

London’s longest running shows

Last month Disney’s The Lion King became the ninth longest-running musical in West End history.

Lloyd Webber launches musical

Today in London Andrew Lloyd Webber launched his new Phantom sequel Love Never Dies.

Phantom sequel Love Never Dies to open in London

Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s new sequel to The Phantom of the Opera – “Love Never Dies” – will have its world premiere in London, as reported today by Baz Bamigboye in the Daily Mail. It was initially believed that the new blockbusting musical would open simultaneously in New York, London and Shanghai, but it now appears that managing the logistics of this has proved too complex. However, the show will still break new ground in opening productions around the world in quick succession – starting with London and then following with Toronto, Shanghai and then Broadway. In London, the show will play …

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