Stop a person on the street and ask them to name a West End musical, they'll probably say one of two things: Les Mis, or The Phantom of the Opera. The latter has been impressively running non-stop at Her Majesty's Theatre for over 3 decades now, but does Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical still have the same sense of wonder as it did all that time ago. There's no question that it's a complete classic: the story tells of the titular phantom who haunts an opera house, the tales of his presence in the...
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Hear the music of the night at Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sensational, spellbinding musical. The Phantom of the Opera tickets are available on London Theatre now.
The Phantom of the Opera began previews at the then-named Her Majesty's Theatre in London on 27 Sept. 1986, with an original opening night on 9 Oct. 1986. Even though a reworked version opened in 2021, the show boasts memorable music alongside stunning set design, costumes, and special effects.
A truly romantic tragedy, this beautiful story is set against one of the West End's most memorable scores that includes hit songs such as “The Music of the Night”, “All I Ask of You”, “Think of Me”, and of course, “The Phantom of the Opera”. Find out more about The Phantom of the Opera in London. The Phantom of the Opera musical is one of the most successful pieces of entertainment in history — global audience numbers tally over 130 million people in 145 cities across 27 countries.
Having spawned a sequel musical Love Never Dies and a successful film adaptation starring Gerard Butler, the glorious production in London's West End continues to draw audiences from all over the world.
What is The Phantom of the Opera about?
The haunting The Phantom of the Opera musical story is adapted from Gaston Leroux's novel of the same name and is set in the heart of the Paris Opera House. As young ballet dancer Christine Daae becomes the object of The Phantom's secret affection, he manipulates her career at the expense and horror of the Opera House staff and stars.
Where is The Phantom of the Opera playing in the UK?
The Phantom of the Opera is currently playing at His Majesty's Theatre (previously Her Majesty's Theatre) in London. The production began performances on 27 September 1986 and is the second longest-running musical in the West End.
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Please Note: the sides of the Grand Circle are side view restricted. The rear of the Stalls and Royal Circle are restricted by the overhang. Seats in the Balcony have restricted legroom.
Audio Described Performance - Saturday 20th May 2023 2.30pm
Audio Described Performance - Wednesday 13th September 2023 7.30pm
Cast and creative
By: Richard Stilgoe, Charles Hart, Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on the novel by Gaston Leroux
Songs by: Andrew Lloyd Webber (music) and Charles Hart (lyrics)
Director: Harold Prince
Choreography: Gillian Lynne
Producer: Cameron Mackintosh and Really Useful Company
Cast list: Jon Robyns (as The Phantom), Lily Kerhoas (as Christine Daaé), Paige Blankson (as Christine Daaé alternate), Joe Griffiths-Brown (as Raoul), Kelly Glyptis (as Carlotta Giudicell), Matt Harrop (as Monsieur Firmin), Adam Linstead (as Monsieur André), David Kristopher-Brown (as Ubaldo Piangi), Francesca Ellis (as Madame Giry), Maiya Hikasa (as Meg Giry)
Design: Maria Björnson
Costume: Maria Björnson
Lighting: Andrew Bridge
Sound: Mick Potter
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