BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Company of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Tour- John Rigby
Cameron Mackintosh and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group present their spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera launching a major North American Tour in Providence, R.I. at the Providence Performing Arts Center. With newly reinvented staging and stunning scenic design, this new version of PHANTOM, the most successful musical of all-time, will be performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this one of the largest productions on tour in North America.
BroadwayWorld just met the cast and you can check out an exclusive interview with musical supervisor John Rigby below!
John Rigby studied orchestral conducting at the University of Huddersfield and the Royal Northern College of Music. He holds MMus in Musicology from King's College London where he is currently reading for his PhD. He began his career in musical theatre and has been musical director for a long list of prestigious productions. In Germany, he was musical director for Miss Saigon at the Musical Hall, Stuttgart; andStarlight Express at the Starlighthalle, Bochum. West End credits include:Beautiful and Damned at the Lyric Theatre; The Drowsy Chaperone at the Novello; The King and I and Sinatra at the London Palladium; The Last Empress at the Apollo, Hammersmith; Marguerite at the Theatre Royal Haymarket; LES MISERABLES at the Palace Theatre; The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty's Theatre; Peter Pan and The Pirates of Penzance at the Savoy Theatre; The Producers at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.
For more information on the production, please visit www.ThePhantomOfTheOpera.com
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