Love Never Dies - full cast announced for Phantom sequel
Full cast has been announced for Andrew Lloyd Webber's sequel to Phantom of the Opera - Love Never Dies, which opens at the Adelphi Theatre 9 March 2010, following previews from 20 Feb - booking to 23 Oct 2010
Joining previously mentioned Ramin Karimloo (The Phantom), Sierra Boggess (Christine) and Summer Strallen (Meg Giry), are Joseph Millson (Raoul), Liz Robertson (Madame Giry), Niamh Perry (Fleck), Adam Pearce (Squelch), Jami Reid-Quarrell (Gangle).
The show also features Derek Andrews, Dean Chisnall, Helen Dixon, Lucie Downer, Paul Farrell, Charlene Ford, Chris Gage, Lucy van Gasse, Celia Graham, Simon Ray Harvey, Jack Horner, Erin Anna Jameson, Pip Jordan, Jessica Kirton, Louise Madison, Janet Mooney, Colette Morrow, Tam Mutu, Ashley Nottingham, Tom Oakley, Mark Skipper, Jonathan Stewart, Tim Walton, Annette Yeo.
Ten years after the mysterious disappearance of The Phantom from the Paris Opera House, Christine Daae accepts an offer to come to America and perform at New York’s fabulous new playground of the world – Coney Island. Christine arrives in New York with her husband Raoul and their son Gustave. She soon discovers the identity of the anonymous impresario who has lured her from France to sing.
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lyrics by Glenn Slater. It is directed by Jack O’Brien, designed by Bob Crowley, choreography by Jerry Mitchell.
Ramin Karimloo London stage credits include 'The Phantom' & 'Raoul' in “The Phantom of the Opera”; ‘Enjolras’ in “Les Misérables”.
Sierra Boggess made her Broadway debut creating the lead role of ‘Ariel’ in Disney’s “The Little Mermaid”. “LOVE NEVER DIES” marks Sierra’s West End debut.
Summer Strallen's London Stage credits include "The Sound of Music" at the London Palladium in 2008; "The Drowsy Chaperone" at the Novello Theatre in 2007 & "Guys and Dolls" at the Piccadilly in 2005.
Joseph Millson has worked extensively in theatre, film and television, including many roles at both the National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company. On TV he starred as ‘Sam Morgan’ in five series of “Peak Practice”.
Liz Robertson has starred in many West End musicals - most recently "Hairspray".
Niamh Perry has recently starred as ‘Sophie’ in “MAMMA MIA!” at the Prince of Wales Theatre and was one of the twelve finalists in “I’d Do Anything” on BBC 1, in which she came fifth.
Adam Pearce played in “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat” and “Evita”, both at the Adelphi Theatre.
Jami Reid-Quarrell has worked with the English National Opera, the West Yorkshire Playhouse, the Royal Opera House and the Royal Shakespeare Company, and was in the recent West End production of “Equus” and played the lead in “Depeche Mode” for television.
The “LOVE NEVER DIES” cast album was completed in September 2009 and will be released at the same time as of the World Premiere in London
“The Phantom of the Opera”, based on the French novel by Gaston Leroux, has proved a huge success the world over and has been seen by over 100 million people, making it the single most successful entertainment entity in history.