It’s been confirmed that a new bio-musical about the rise to fame of the Bee Gees is in the works, and could be eyeing a place in the West End.
Universal Theatrical Group is the team behind...
Geronimo Rauch (The Phantom), Sean Palmer (Raoul), Claire Moore (Carlotta) , Sofia Escobar (Christine), Jacinta Mulcahy (Madame Giry), Jeremy Secomb (Piangi), Andy Hockley (Monsieur Firmin), Martin Ball (Monsieur Andre), Cat Lane (Meg Giry). Olivia Brereton and Harriet Jones will both play ‘Christine’ at certain performances.
The musical will continue to star Sofia Escobar (Christine) and Jeremy Secomb (Piangi).
Geronimo Rauch is an Argentinian singer and actor who has recently finished playing ‘Jean Valjean’ in the West End production of “Les Misérables”, having played the same role in the New 25th Anniversary production of “Los Miserables” in Barcelona. Sean Palmer was most recently seen as ‘Bobby’ in “Crazy for You” at the Open Air Theatre Regent’s Park, and its subsequent West End transfer to the Novello Theatre. His Broadway credits include creating the role of ‘Prince Eric’ in “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” and the original cast of “Fosse”.
The Phantom of the Opera has been playing in London since 1986. It has been seen in 151 cities in 30 countries and played to over 130 million people. Worldwide, "The Phantom of the Opera" has grossed over £3.2 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.'