BWW TV: 11,000 Performances and Still Going! THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Cast Celebrates Another Milestone
The longest-running show in Broadway history, Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, directed by Harold Prince, has again made theater history, reaching the unprecedented milestone of 11,000 performances. A feat achieved by no other Broadway show, the 11,000th performance was celebrated last night at the Majestic Theatre, and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand to catch the special curtain call and backstage celebration with the company. Check out what Norm Lewis, Sierra Boggess and more had to say on the big night below!
The historic milestone will be celebrated tonight, Tuesday, July 8 with a special post-show presentation led by the musical's rapturously-received current stars Tony Award nominee Norm Lewis and Broadway and West End star Sierra Boggess. They will be joined on stage by the entire cast at The Majestic Theatre (247 West 44th Street), the musical's home for more than 26 record-breaking years.
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA currently stars Norm Lewis in the title role with Sierra Boggess as Christine andJeremy Hays as Raoul. The musical co-stars Laird Mackintosh (Monsieur André), Tim Jerome (Monsieur Firmin),Michele McConnell (Carlotta), Cristin J. Hubbard (Madame Giry), Christian Šebek (Piangi) and Polly Baird (Meg Giry). At certain performances, Mary Michael Patterson plays Christine.
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