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Tickets on sale for Phantom sequel Love Never Dies
Tickets are now on sale 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
The show will feature Ramin Karimloo as 'The Phantom', Sierra Boggess the role of ‘Christine’, Summer Strallen as 'Meg Giry'. Further casting to be confirmed!
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 will create the role of ‘The Phantom’ in “LOVE NEVER DIES”, having already played the role in “The Phantom of the Opera” in London. Ramin’s other stage credits include starring as ‘Enjolras’ in “Les Misérables” in the West End, ‘Chris’ in the UK tour of “Miss Saigon” and ‘Artie Green’ in the UK tour of “Sunset Boulevard”. Ramin also played ‘Raoul’ in the West End production of “The Phantom of the Opera”, as well as the role of ‘Christine’s Father’ in Joel Schumacher’s film, making him the only actor to play all three of ‘Christine’s’ loves.
Sierra Boggess made her Broadway debut creating the lead role of ‘Ariel’ in Disney’s “The Little Mermaid”. She also understudied the role of ‘Cosette’ on the Broadway National Tour of “Les Misérables”. In 2007 Sierra was handpicked by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Hal Prince to originate the role of ‘Christine’ in a brand new production of “Phantom - the Las Vegas Spectacular”. “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; "Dick Whittington and His Cat" at the Barican in 2006/7 "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and "The Boyfriend" at the Open Air theatre in 2006; "Guys and Dolls" at the Piccadilly in 2005.
The “LOVE NEVER DIES” cast album was completed in September 2009 and will be released on Wednesday, 10 March 2010, the day after 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.