The Phantom of the Opera

The Phantom of the Opera Tickets

Venue: 
Her Majesty's Theatre
Location: 
West End
Duration: 
2 hours 30 minutes

Andrew Lloyd Webber's sensational long-running musical The Phantom of the Opera continues to run in its original form at the West End's Her Majesty's Theatre. Since opening in 1986 where it won the Olivier Award for Best Musical, the show features some of Lloyd Webber's most memorable music alongside the original stunning set design, costumes and special effects.

The haunting story of The Phantom of the Opera 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 affections, he manipulates her career at the expense and horror of the Opera House staff and stars. 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”.

The musical is one of the most successful pieces of entertainment in history with combined worldwide grosses of over $5.6 billion. It has been seen by over 130 million people in 145 cities across 27 countries, and continues to play in its original form in both the West End, where it is the second longest running musical in history, and Broadway, where it boasts the title of the longest-running show.

Having spawned a sequel musical Love Never Dies and a successful film adaptation starring Gerard Butler, the glorious original production in London's West End continues to draw audiences from all over the world. Boasting an incredible cast of performers, audiences find themselves consistently drawn to the show time and time again, with a new generation of theatre lovers discovering the musical for the very first time.

 

Book your The Phantom of the Opera tickets, playing at Her Majesty's Theatre today.

The Phantom of the Opera Synopsis: 

Deep in the bowels of the Paris Opera House a disfigured genius becomes obsessed with a young ballet dancer, Christine Daae. As he teaches her singing, becoming her 'angel of music', she finds herself drawn to his charm and mystery, unable to resist his talents as a composer. The Phantom haunts the opera house, making demands of its new owners in an attempt to get Christine to star in a new opera that he has written especially for her. The handsome Raoul is also in love with Christine and challenges The Phantom for her affections, leading to an onstage disaster that literally brings down the house. The Phantom of the Opera is a haunting, romantic epic that will delight audiences both young and old. 

Age Restrictions: 
Recommended for ages 10 and over. Under 5s will not be admitted. Parental guidance advised.
By: 
Based on Gaston Leroux's gothic novel
Producer: 
Cameron Mackintosh / Really Useful Company
Director: 
Harold Prince
Songs by: 
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lyrics by Charles Hart
Cast list: 
Ben Forster (The Phantom), Celinde Schoenmaker (Christine), Nadim Naaman (Raoul), Michael Matus (Monsieur Firmin), Christopher Dickins (Monsieur Andre), Megan Llewellyn (Carlotta), Jacinta Mulcahy (Mme. Giry), John Ellis (Piangi), Alicia Beck (Meg), and Emmi Christensson (Alternate Christine). From 5th September: Ben Forster (The Phantom), Celinde Schoenmaker (Christine), Nadim Naaman (Raoul), Siôn Lloyd (Monsieur Firmin), Mark Oxtoby (Monsieur Andre), Megan Llewellyn (Carlotta), Jacinta Mulcahy (Mme. Giry), Paul Ettore Tabone (Piangi), Daisy Hulbert (Meg), and Harriet Jones (Alternate Christine).
The Phantom of the Opera Schedule
Previews from: 
Saturday, 27 September, 1986
Opening date: 
Thursday, 9 October, 1986
Available from: 
Wednesday, 28 September, 2016
Booking to: 
Saturday, 4 March, 2017
MatineeEvening
Monday-7.30pm
Tuesday-7.30pm
Wednesday-7.30pm
Thursday2.30pm7.30pm
Friday-7.30pm
Saturday2.30pm7.30pm
Sunday--
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Latest The Phantom of the Opera News & Features

The Phantom of the Opera
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Phantom of the Opera to Celebrate 30th Anniversary

Andrew Lloyd Webber's long running musical hit The Phantom of the Opera has announced that it will celebrate its 30th Anniversary on Monday 10 October 2016 with a special charity gala performance in aid of The Music in Secondary Schools Trust at the Her Majesty's Theatre in London's West End.

The Phantom of the Opera
Monday, August 8, 2016
Cast changes in The Phantom of the Opera from 5th September

As the long-running musical The Phantom of the Opera approaches its 30th Birthday in the West End, producers have now announced cast changes from 5th September at Her Majesty's Theatre in London.

Thursday, May 26, 2016
The Phantom of the Opera extends to March 2017

Long running musical The Phantom of the Opera has extended its booking period at Her Majesty's Theatre in London's West End by five months, and is now booking to 4 March 2017.

The musical will celebrate twenty years in the West End this year, after opening on 9 October 1986, following previews from 27 September 1986.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Interview with Phantom of the Opera's Nadim Naaman

Actor Nadim Naaman is currently starring as 'Raoul' in the hit West End musical The Phantom of the Opera at the Her Majesty's Theatre. Having played numerous roles in the West End as well as contracts in high profile fringe productions such as TitanicChess and the 2014 hit revival of Sweeney Todd at Harrington's Pie and Mash Shop, his popularity as a performer continues to grow.

Our Review

NOTE: There have been many cast changes since these reviews

 

Now the longest running show in the history of Her Majesty's Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber's "The Phantom Of The Opera" continues to wow audiences and cast its magical spell in dominating London's West End musical theatre!... Read more

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