The show has launched a new set of pictures featuring both both new cast and ongoing cast members as well as its impressive set design. With music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and coreographies by Gillian Lynne, the musical tells the tragic story of a deformed genius madly in love with a young soprano whose heart belongs to somebody else.
What a night! What a crowd! Makes you glad! Makes your proud! And perhaps even a bit more exhilirated than usual with all things Phantom (if that’s possible), now that the long-running West End version of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s most successful musical has just launched new pictures of its staggering scenery. Featuring some recently arrived cast members, the show continues to mesmerize old and younger audiences through its timeless tale of unrequitted love, passionate lyrics and deeply touching score.
Starring Killian Donnelly in the title role, the troupe is completed by Lucy St. Louis as Christine Daaé, Matt Blaker as Raoul, Kelly Glyptis as Carlotta, 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 is played by Holly-Anne Hull. The ensamble, on the other side, is formed by he cast is completed by Hollie Aires, Connor Carson, Corina Clark, Edward Court, Michelle Cornelius, Lily De-La-Haye, Hywel Dowsell, Serina Faull, James Gant, Eilish Harmon-Beglan, Emma Harris, Yukina Hasebe, Thomas Holdsworth, Olivia Holland-Rose, Jacob Hughes, Grace Hume, James Hume and Tim Morgan, among many others.
Based on the early 20th century novel penned by French author Gaston Leroux, the piece tells the tragic story of a deformed musical genius confined to hide in the vaults of the Opera House, who madly falls in love with the young promising soprano Christine Daée. What at first started as platonic relation between master and pupil will soon turn into obsession, when he discovers that her hear actually belongs to the vicomte and childhood sweetheart, Raoul. Produced by Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group (the latter owned by Andrew Lloyd Webber), the creative credits include lyrics by Charles Hart, additional lyrics by Richard Stilgoe, production design by Maria Björnson, set design adaptation by Matt Kinley with associate costume design by Jill Parke and musical staging and choreography by Gillian Lynne, recreated and adapted by Chrissie Cartwright.
The Phantom of the Opera plays at Her Majesty’s Theatre from Monday to Saturday, with its booking period currently until Saturday 30 September 2023. Tickets are available on the following link.
One response to “‘The Phantom of the Opera’ releases new London production images and extends booking”
Shame about the changes they made to the London show though. Not a patch on what it once was!!!!