Marcus Lovett & 'Phantom' from 3 Sep 2012 at Her Majesty's
Also joining the show at the same time are Simon Thomas as ‘Raoul’, Lara Martins as ‘Carlotta’ and Anna O’Byrne as ‘Christine’ at certain performances.
The Phantom of the Opera will continue to star Sofia Escobar as ‘Christine’, Cheryl McAvoy(Madame Giry), Jeremy Secomb (Piangi), Barry James (Monsieur Firmin), Gareth Snook (Monsieur Andre), Anna Forbes (Meg Giry).
Marcus Lovett originated the role of ‘The Man’ in “Whistle Down the Wind” at the Aldwych Theatre in 1998. He made his Broadway debut in the original Broadway production of “Les Misérables”. His other Broadway credits include the title role in “King David” at the New Amsterdam Theatre, ‘The Phantom’ in “The Phantom of the Opera” at the Majestic Theatre, ‘Billy Bigelow’ in “Carousel” at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre and ‘Alex Dillingham’ in “Aspects of Love” at the Broadhurst Theatre.
The Phantom of the Opera has been playing in London since 1986. It has been seen in 124 cities in 25 countries and played to over 100 million people. Worldwide, "The Phantom of the Opera" has grossed over £1.7 billion
Directed by Harold Prince, it has music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Charles Hart .
'This haunting musical traces the tragic love story of a beautiful opera singer and a young composer shamed by his physical appearance into a shadowy existence beneath the majestic Opera Paris House.'