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Tickets to THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at the Dr. Phillips Center On Sale 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, in partnership with Florida Theatrical Association and Broadway Across America, announces that tickets for Cameron Mackintosh and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will go on sale Friday, September 26 at 10 a.m. for the premiere Orlando engagement at the Dr. Phillips 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. To purchase tickets, visit www.DrPhillipsCenter.org, call 844-513-2014 or visit the Dr. Phillips Center box office located at 155 East Anderson Street in downtown Orlando. Ticket prices start at $38. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE DREAMING, Union Theatre, September 10 2014
by Gary Naylor - Sep 11, 2014

Gary Naylor sees a musical that captures the charm of its inspiration, A Midsummer Night's Dream, but is slightly let down by inconsistent singing. (more...)

FREE AS AIR Begin 5 October at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the world premiere of Salad Days, and as part of the Finborough Theatre acclaimed Celebrating British Music Theatre series, Stewart Nicholls directs the first professional UK revival in over 50 years of Julian Slade's musical Free As Air, playing Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances from Sunday, 5 October 2014 (Press Night: Monday, 6 October 2014 at 7.30pm) (more...)

PHANTOM Costume Exhibit Precedes Tour's Orpheum Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

In celebration of The Orpheum Theatre's upcoming engagement of Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, the Orpheum, in partnership with Carriage Crossing and the Phantom North American Tour, is hosting a special limited-time free exhibit of selected Phantom costumes by the late Tony Award-winning designer Maria Björnson. Björnson's sketches as well as costumes from the production will be on display in Suite 555 at Carriage Crossing (4675 Merchants Park Cir., Collierville, TN) September 12-21, Mon-Sat 10am-6pm and Sun 1pm-5pm. These exquisite original designs will be featured in the spectacular new touring production playing at The Orpheum Theatre September 24 – October 5. (more...)

Tony Nominee Norm Lewis Extends Run in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA; Sierra Boggess' Successor Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

Producers Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group today announced several principal cast changes for the Broadway production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, directed by Harold Prince. The longest-running show in Broadway history and the most successful stage production of all-time, PHANTOM recently surpassed the milestone of performance #11,000 in New York – an unprecedented feat achieved by no other Broadway show. The Broadway production has played to more than 16 million people at The Majestic Theatre (247 West 44th Street), the musical's home for more than 26 record-breaking years. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 17, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA below! (more...)

Hugh Jackman Was Considered for Proposed Film of PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Sequel
by Movies News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

'Les Mis' star Hugh Jackman was among the top picks under consideration to star in a proposed film sequel to the classic Andrew Lloyd Webber musical. (more...)

Sierra Boggess Encourages Twitter Fans to Attend Her Final PHANTOM Performance
by BWW News Desk - Aug 02, 2014

The Phantom of the Opera's current Christine Daae, Sierra Boggess, recently took to Twitter to remind her fans to be sure to see her perform before she leaves the Broadway show. (more...)

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Announces New Contest 'The Art of the Mask'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Producers Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group announced today an extensive multi-tiered art contest in connection with the longest-running show in Broadway history, Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, directed by Harold Prince. (more...)

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA to Play Fox Theatre, 10/22-11/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Cameron Mackintosh and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will go on sale Sunday, August 10 at 10 a.m. for the premiere Atlanta engagement at the Fox Theatre. 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. PHANTOM is playing as part of the 2014/2015 Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta series. To purchase tickets, visit www.foxtheatre.org/phantom, call 1-855-285-8499 or visit the Fox Theatre Box Office (660 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308). Group orders of 15 or more may be placed by calling 404-881-2000. Ticket prices start at $43. (more...)

Tickets to THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at DPAC On Sale 7/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Cameron Mackintosh and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will go on sale Saturday, July 26th at 10am for the Triangle premiere engagement at DPAC. 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. (more...)

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Plays 11,000th Performance on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

Producers Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group announced today that 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 took place Monday evening, July 7. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA National Tour Haunts Boston Opera House
by Nancy Grossman - Jul 01, 2014

In celebration of its 25 years on Broadway, Cameron Mackintosh brought forth a new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA for a North American Tour, now in its Boston premiere at the ornate Boston Opera House. Directed by Laurence Connor, with choreography by Scott Ambler, impressive set design by Paul Brown, Maria Bjornson's Tony Award-winning original costume design, and evocative lighting design by Paule Constable, the show is a visual spectacle that has enough magical effects to transport the audience to the Paris Opera House in the late 19th century. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Lewis and Boggess Add Luster to THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by Michael Dale - Jun 12, 2014

Two terrific stars join a 26-year-old production that's in excellent shape. (more...)

Tickets to THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA National Tour at The Orpheum On Sale 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2014

Cameron Mackintosh and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will go on sale Friday, June 20th at 10:00 AM for the premiere Memphis engagement at The Orpheum Theatre. (more...)

Life Is a Cabaret at Cain Park, June 19-28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 05, 2014

June is bustin' out all over with a series of four special cabaret concerts taking place in the intimate Alma Theater nestled in the heart of Cain Park. The concert dates for the series are June 19, 21, 26 and 28. All Cabaret Series concerts begin at 7:00 PM, and are made possible with support from WCPN 90.3 FM. (more...)

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Comes to Fox Cities PAC, 6/11
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014


InDepth InterView: Linzi Hateley Talks New 54 Below Show, Plus CARRIE Memories, LES MISERABLES, LONDON ROAD Movie & More
by Pat Cerasaro - May 19, 2014

Today we are talking to an accomplished and charismatic West End and Broadway star who originally made a name for herself as the title character in the infamous page-to-stage adaptation of Stephen King's CARRIE who has gone on to achieve acclaim for numerous starring roles in the UK ranging from JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT to CHICAGO as well as the original West End casts of THE SECRET GARDEN, MARY POPPINS, and, most recently, LONDON ROAD - Linzi Hateley. Shedding some light on her unforgettable West End and Broadway debut as well as bringing us all the way up to the present day commenting on her hotly anticipated return to New York later this month with her new cabaret show at 54 Below, titled SINCE CARRIE, Hateley grants a rare all access pass to her career onstage and onscreen. Besides all about SINCE CARRIE and CARRIE itself, Hateley also recounts her experiences participating in the original cast of a number of notable West End and UK productions, including THE SECRET GARDEN, MARY POPPINS and more. Also, Hateley shares first news of the forthcoming feature film adaptation of UK hit LONDON ROAD and how her stage role will be adapted to the big screen iteration. On the topic of screen roles, Hateley also offers the 411 on her participation in the smash hit cinematic version of international stage hit LES MISERABLES and voices her thoughts on the movie musical revolution in general. Besides all of that, Hateley reflects on her work in the Stephen Sondheim revue MOVING ON and offers opinions on some of her most cherished studio recordings. All of that, a look ahead to starring in Cameron Mackintosh's upcoming UK tour of BARNUM and much more in this wide-ranging chat with an astonishingly versatile and always engaging West End and Broadway leading lady. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 5/18/2014
by BWW - May 18, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/18/2014 for Seattle (more...)

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE! Footage of Kristin Chenoweth's THE EVOLUTION OF A SOPRANO at Carnegie Hall
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 13, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com is proud, and feels very privileged, to have been given EXCLUSIVE access to the evening's historic performance. (more...)

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