The Phantom of the Opera - London

The Gothic environs of 19th century Paris come to London in Andrew Lloyd Webber's haunting musical love story.

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West End Star Tim Howar on His Surprising History with The Phantom of the Opera and More

West End Star Tim Howar on His Surprising History with The Phantom of the Opera and More

Tim Howar has been rocking out on the London stage of late in Rock of Ages and Chess, and the Canadian performer is now donning that legendary mask to play—you guessed it—The Phantom of the Opera in the ongoing original production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical at Her Majesty’s Theatre. Broadway.com chatted to the ever-likable performer to discuss ...

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Lara Martins on Her Record-Breaking Run as Carlotta in London's The Phantom of the Opera

Lara Martins on Her Record-Breaking Run as Carlotta in London's The Phantom of the Opera

Lara Martins has quietly carved a slice of theatrical history by becoming the longest-running Carlotta in the storied history of The Phantom of the Opera, continuing on in its original West End production at Her Majesty’s Theatre. The Portuguese-born, London-educated performer joined the Andrew Lloyd Webber mainstay in 2012 and went on to play the role over 1680 times. As ...

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Ben Lewis on Starring in London's The Phantom of the Opera and How It Compares to His Role in Love Never Dies

Ben Lewis on Starring in London's The Phantom of the Opera and How It Compares to His Role in Love Never Dies

It’s a busy time for Australian performers in Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals in London, what with Anna O’Byrne appearing in the new revival of The Woman in White and Ben Lewis, her former co-star from the Oz premiere of Love Never Dies, starring a few streets away in the title role of The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s ...

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Celinde Schoenmaker on Gifts from Sierra Boggess, a Community of Christines & 30 Years of London's Phantom

Celinde Schoenmaker on Gifts from Sierra Boggess, a Community of Christines & 30 Years of London's Phantom

Dutch actress-singer Celinde Schoenmaker will mark West End history on October 10 when she appears as Christine Daae opposite Ben Forster as the Phantom in the 30th-anniversary performance of The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre. With only one other London stage credit to her name (Fantine in Les Miserables), an animated Schoenmaker took time early one recent ...

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West End Star Ben Forster on the Truth Behind TV Talent Shows, Being a Social Media Maven & Celebrating Phantom's 30th Anniversary in the Title Role

West End Star Ben Forster on the Truth Behind TV Talent Shows, Being a Social Media Maven & Celebrating Phantom's 30th Anniversary in the Title Role

Ben Forster chats in London about his eclectic resume, the reality of TV talent shows (even when you win) and why he loves playing the title role in The Phantom of the Opera, which celebrates 30 years in London this month.

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Love Never Dies Alum Paul Ettore Tabone & More Join Ben Forster in West End's The Phantom of the Opera

Love Never Dies Alum Paul Ettore Tabone & More Join Ben Forster in West End's The Phantom of the Opera

The West End’s The Phantom of the Opera is about to welcome some new faces. Beginning September 5, Paul Ettore Tabone, Siôn Lloyd and Mark Oxtoby will join the cast as Piangi and Monsieurs Firmin and Andre, respectively. On that same day, current ensemble member Daisy Hurlbert will assume the role of Meg Giry.

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Broadway Alum John Owen Jones Then Ben Forster Will Headline West End's The Phantom of the Opera

Double trouble! Broadway alum John Owen-Jones and Ben Forster will both be donning the mask in the London production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera. Owen-Jones will play the Phantom September 7 through January 30, 2016, taking over for Geronimo Rauch. Forster is set to appear in the role from February 1, 2016 at Her Majesty’s Theatre ...

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London Phantom Star Geronimo Rauch on Jumping from One Iconic Role to Another, His Broadway Dreams and Unique Name

Geronimo Rauch not only has one of the best names on the West End, but the Argentinian actor has also had two of the best jobs. He first played Jean Valjean in Les Miserables at the Queen’s Theatre before shifting British mega-musicals to take on the equally iconic part of the lovesick anti-hero of the title in The Phantom of ...

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West End Alum & The Voice Star Liam Tamne & More Join London's The Phantom of the Opera

Some new faces are about to brave the Opera Populaire. The Voice U.K.’s Liam Tamne will join the cast of The Phantom of the Opera beginning September 1 at Her Majesty’s Theatre. He will be joined by John Ellis and Alicia Beck, who will make their West End debuts as Piangi and Meg Giry, respectively.

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Geronimo Rauch & Sean Palmer Join Phantom in London; Original Star Claire Moore Returns as Carlotta

Some new faces (and a familiar one, too) are arriving at the Paris Opera House! Argentinian actor Geronimo Rauch and Broadway alum Sean Palmer will play the Phantom and Raoul, respectively, in the London production of The Phantom of the Opera beginning September 2. Claire Moore, who played the Christine alternate in the show’s original cast, will return to the ...

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Anna O’Byrne to Play Christine in London’s The Phantom of the Opera

Anna O’Byrne will play Christine Daae twice a week in the West End production of The Phantom of the Opera, serving as alternate to Sofia Escobar. O’Byrne will succeed alternate Katy Treharne beginning September 3. The Phantom of the Opera currently plays in Her Majesty’s Theatre in London.

The Phantom of the Opera is the story of Christine Daae (Escobar ...

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Sing for Me! Four Phantoms Seduce The X Factor’s Nicole Scherzinger at London’s Royal Variety Performance

On the December 14 telecast of the U.K.’s Royal Variety Performance, Nicole Scherzinger hit some serious high notes. To celebrate The Phantom of the Opera's 25th anniversary, the former Pussycat Dolls front woman and current X Factor judge sang the show's title song from, wowing the audience with her singing chops. Scherzinger had four phabulous Phantoms joining ...

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The X Factor's Nicole Scherzinger to Honor Phantom of the Opera at London's Royal Variety Performance

In honor of the 25th anniversary of The Phantom of the Opera, former Pussycat Dolls front woman and current X Factor judge Nicole Scherzinger will perform the musical's title song on the telecast of the U.K.'s Royal Variety Performance. The performance will air on December 14 on the U.K.'s ITV.

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Watch Ramin Karimloo, Sierra Boggess & Hadley Fraser in Phantom of the Opera's 25th Anniversary Concert

Long-running favorite The Phantom of the Opera celebrated 25 years haunting London's West End with three sold-out performances at Royal Albert Hall on October 1 and 2. The staged performance starred Ramin Karimloo as the Phantom, Sierra Boggess (Broadway’s Rebecca, Master Class, The Little Mermaid) as Christine Daaé and Hadley Fraser (Broadway’s Pirate Queen) as Raoul. The DVD of this ...

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Ramin Karimloo and Sierra Boggess Preview Live Phantom 25th Anniversary Performance: 'It's a Huge Honor'

Ramin Karimloo and Sierra Boggess are on the home stretch in preparation for playing the Phantom and Christine in the 25th anniversary performance of The Phantom of the Opera, to be broadcast live on October 2 to movie theaters around the world from London’s Royal Albert Hall. In separate interviews with Broadway.com, Karimloo and Boggess expressed no nervousness about ...

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Hadley Fraser & More Join Ramin Karimloo and Sierra Boggess in London's 25th Anniversary The Phantom of the Opera Celebration

Hadley Fraser will play Raoul opposite previously announced stars Ramin Karimloo and Sierra Boggess (who co-starred on the London stage in the Phantom sequel Love Never Dies) in a forthcoming live broadcast of The Phantom of the Opera from Royal Albert Hall. The fully staged production, featuring more than 200 original and current cast members, is being presented to mark ...

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London 25th Anniversary Phantom of the Opera Album to Be Released

A two-disc album of the upcoming 25th anniversary celebration of The Phantom of the Opera at London's Albert Hall will be recorded and released in November. The full production, which is directed by Laurence Conner and will star original Love Never Dies co-stars Ramin Karimloo as the Phantom and Sierra Boggess as Christine, will take place October 1-2.

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Watch the Trailer For London's 25th Anniversary Phantom of the Opera Celebration

As The Phantom of the Opera gets ready to celebrate its 25th haunting year on the West End, original Love Never Dies stars Sierra Boggess and Ramin Karimloo will lead a special fully staged production of the musical at London's Royal Albert Hall. The production, which will include a cast and orchestra of over 200 members, is set to run ...

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Original Love Never Dies Stars Ramin Karimloo and Sierra Boggess Set for Phantom's 25th Anniversary Celebration in London

To celebrate The Phantom of the Opera’s 25th anniversary on the West End, a lavish, fully staged production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber hit will be presented at London’s Royal Albert Hall on October 1 and 2, starring the previously reported Ramin Karimloo and Sierra Boggess. Phantom of the Opera at the Albert Hall will be directed by Laurence ...

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Sierra Boggess and Love Never Dies Star Ramin Karimloo Eye Phantom's 25th Anniversary Celebration in London

Love Never Dies star Ramin Karimloo will play the leading role in The Phantom of the Opera at the juggernaut musical’s 25th anniversary celebration at London’s Albert Hall this October, according to The Stage. Full details have yet to be announced for the celebratory event, which will reportedly be a completely new production created for Albert Hall, with original choreographer ...

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West End Phantom Welcomes Simon Bailey Back to the Opera

We stopped backstage at London’s Her Majesty’s Theatre earlier this week to join the cast of The Phantom of the Opera as they welcomed their returning Raoul, Simon Bailey, into the ranks. David Shannon and Gina Beck, who currently star as The Phantom and Christine Daae in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s legendary musical, happily joined their co-star for a post-show pic ...

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