Is Phantom of the Opera returning in 2021?
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Cameron Mackintosh are delighted to announce the opening of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at its home, Her Majesty’s Theatre in London next year. Performances are scheduled to begin in early June 2021, assuming that government audience restrictions are lifted.
Is Phantom of the Opera closing on Broadway?
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera, the longest-running show in Broadway history, resumes performances October 22 at the Majestic Theatre. Directed by the late Harold Prince, the Tony-winning musical has been closed since March 2020 due to the pandemic.
Is Phantom of the Opera on Broadway 2021?
The Phantom of the Opera returns to the Majestic Theatre from October 22, 2021. Moreover, it is the longest-running musical in Broadway history, having played the Majestic since 1988. It became the first musical ever to play 10,000 Broadway performances in 2012.
Who is the new Phantom of the Opera 2021?
The Phantom Of The Opera stars double Olivier Award nominee Killian Donnelly as ‘The Phantom’, Lucy St Louis as ‘Christine Daaé’ and Rhys Whitfield as ‘Raoul’.
When did Crawford become phantom?
Ben Crawford Phantom Of The Opera Broadway veteran Crawford took over as The Phantom of the Opera’s masked man on April 16, 2018, and continues in the role at the Majestic Theatre. Crawford was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona, and received a BFA in Music Theatre from The University of Arizona.
What Broadway shows are coming back?
Broadway Productions (Re)opening in 2021-2022
- Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations – CLOSED JANUARY 16.
- Aladdin – begins performances September 28, 2021.
- American Buffalo – begins performances March 22, 2022.
- Beetlejuice – begins performances April 8, 2022.
What is the real story behind The Phantom of the Opera?
The musical was inspired by a real-life tragedy that took place in a Paris theatre, leaving one person dead. The incident happened at one of Paris’ opera houses, Palais Garnier, in May 1986, during a performance of the opera Helle.