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Based on the novel Le FantŰme de L'Opťra by Gaston Leroux

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, with lyrics by Charles Hart, additional lyrics by Richard Stilgoe, and a book by Lloyd Webber and Stilgoe. Based on the classic novel ?Le Fant

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Charles Hart; Additional Lyrics by Richard Stilgoe; Book by Andrew Lloyd Webber & Richard Stilgoe; Based on



BWW's On This Day - March 29, 2017
by - Mar 29, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 29 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses an Obscure Loesser Show and Scott Siegel's Genius
by Behind the Curtain - Mar 29, 2017

Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing television appearances, and all things show business.This Week: Revisiting an obscure Frank Loesser & praising the genius of Scott Siegel. (more...)

Dianne Wiest to Lead Yale Rep's HAPPY DAYS at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience will present the Yale Repertory Theatre production of Samuel Beckett's masterpiece Happy Days. Two-time Academy Award-winner Dianne Wiest (Hannah and Her Sisters, Bullets over Broadway) plays Winnie, widely considered modern drama's pinnacle female role, alongside Jarlath Conroy, who plays Willie, directed by Yale Repertory Theatre Artistic Director James Bundy. (more...)

Breaking News: Bianca Marroquin, Constantine Maroulis, Beth Malone, John Tartaglia & More Join the Muny's 99th Season!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

The Muny announced today 21 principal cast members for its 99th season. Full company casting will be announced throughout April. The 2017 Muny season opens with Jesus Christ Superstar followed by Disney's The Little Mermaid and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. The season continues with the premiere of All Shook Up! and a newly re- envisioned The Unsinkable Molly Brown. Season 99 closes with A Chorus Line and the much- anticipated Muny debut of Newsies. (more...)

BWW Preview: Peace Center 2017-18 SEASON Promises Love, Music, and Pies
by Neil Shurley - Mar 29, 2017

Love and triumph, conga and rock, romance and pies. The Peace Center's 2017-2018 Broadway season boasts an eclectic line-up of musicals, including Tony Award¬ģ winners, returning classics, and shows that may well become your new favorites. (more...)

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe Will Bring TOGETHER to New York City Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Following the phenomenal success of their double platinum selling #1 UK album Together (released in the US by Decca Records), and a major sold out UK tour, musical legends Michael Ball and Alfie Boe have announced their first-and-only U.S. performance on May 23 at New York City Center. Tickets will be available at noon on April 5, 2017at www.livenation.com and www.nycitycenter.org. (more...)

The Music Of The Night! Broadway Phantom NORM LEWIS Appears At The Annaberg For One Starry Night
by David Green - Mar 28, 2017

Palm Springs Art Museum is proud to present Tony-nominated vocalist Norm Lewis on Saturday, April 8 at 8 p.m. in the Annenberg Theater as part of the Museum's 2017 Broadway's Best… In the West! series.  Boasting breathtaking power and range, Lewis is best known for starring in the Broadway production of Porgy and Bess, for which he received Tony, Drama Desk, Drama League and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations. Other credits include Sondheim on Sondheim, The Little Mermaid, Les Miserables, Chicago, Amour, The Wild Party, Side Show, Miss Saigon, The Who's Tommy and Phantom of the Opera.  (more...)

Peace Center Announces 2017-2018 Broadway Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The 2017-2018 Broadway season at the Peace Center features Tony Award¬ģ¬†winners, poignant plots, rousing music, classic love stories and celebrated blockbusters. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Next Month for Orpheum's 2017-18 Season, Featuring THE KING AND I, FINDING NEVERLAND and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

On Monday, April 3, season ticket packages will go on sale to the public for the Orpheum Theatre's 2017-2018 Broadway Season. The subscription series includes Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, FINDING NEVERLAND, THE COLOR PURPLE, and SOMETHING ROTTEN! (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 3/26/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 3/26/2017. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 3/27
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 27, 2017

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 3/26/2017. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Announces 2017 Summer Season Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO has announced the creative team for the 2017 Summer Season at the Benedum Center.  (more...)

TIGER BAY: THE MUSICAL to Premiere at the Artscape Opera House in South Africa Prior to UK Transfer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Fans of musical theatre can anticipate the rare opportunity to attend opening performances of a large-scale new musical in Cape Town. Tiger TIGER BAY: THE MUSICAL, a rousing epic set in Cardiff's bustling multi-racial docklands at the turn of the last century, will have a short run at the Artscape Opera House this May before transferring to the United Kingdom in late 2017. (more...)

HAMILTON Arrives in Historic Boston, Massachusetts Septmeber 2018
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Broadway In Boston has unveiled the upcoming 2017-2018 Lexus Broadway Season at its annual spring Announcement event this evening.  Eight theatrical productions take center stage at the Boston Opera House beginning next fall including the previously announced production of HAMILTON.  Over 1000 people from around the city gathered to celebrate today's announcement including Broadway In Boston's Season ticket holders, group leaders, arts and business leaders, city officials, partners from around the city, sponsors and the Boston media.  Highlights from the day included video messages from WAITRESS composer and six time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles, seven time Grammy Award winner Gloria Estefan and Emilio Estefan composers of ON YOUR FEET!, the cast of the National Tour of HAMILTON and live performances from cast members of FUN HOME, DISNEY'S ALADDIN, WAITRESS and LOVE NEVER DIES. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 27, 2017
by - Mar 27, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Broadway Super-Producer, Barry Weissler
by Behind the Curtain - Mar 26, 2017

The words 'Just Do It' should be emblazoned across the office walls of  Tony Award winning producer Barry Weissler. On a beautiful Spring day, Barry invited Rob and Kevin into his offices to discuss his career and how he produced the revivals of CHICAGO, ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, and GREASE and gave power to new shows like THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS, FALSETTOS, and WAITRESS. (more...)

HAMILTON Dates Announced at Fabulous Fox Theatre, Full Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2017

The Fabulous Fox Theatre announces an incredible season of St. Louis premiers and classic musicals in the 2017-2018 U.S. Bank Broadway Series. The season will include the previously announced HAMILTON making its Fox Theatre debut April 3-22, 2018 for a limited three-week engagement. (more...)

SCHOOL OF ROCK, WAITRESS, & More Fill Broadway in Columbus Season, HAMILTON 2018-19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) and Broadway in Columbus (BIC) today announced the 2017-18 PNC Broadway in Columbus season. The five-show season, supported in part by PNC, features three productions never before seen in Columbus including School of Rock, Waitress, and An American in Paris. The 2017-18 season also includes the 2015 Tony Award-winning Lincoln Center Theater production of Rodger's & Hammerstein's The King and I and Chicago starring Ohio State football superstar Eddie George. (more...)

Broadway Show-Stoppers Fill the Intimate Independence Studio on 3 in JERRY'S GIRLS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Walnut Street Theatre's 2016-2017 Independence Studio on 3 season concludes with an electrifying tribute to an all-American master of song, Jerry Herman, in JERRY'S GIRLS. Directed and choreographed by Ellie Mooney, the production begins with previews on April 4th, opens on April 6th and continues through July 2nd in the Walnut's Independence Studio on 3.   (more...)

Tickets for Vancouver Premiere Engagement of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA On Sale 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera will go on sale Saturday, April 1 at 10am for the premiere Vancouver engagement at The Queen Elizabeth Theatre.  With newly reinvented staging and stunning scenic design, this new version of PHANTOM is 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.ticketmaster.ca or call 1-855-985-5000.  Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling 1-800-889-8457.  Ticket prices start at  $37.50. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: March 23, 2017
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 23, 2017

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

BWW Morning Brief March 23rd, 2017 - MISS SAIGON, OSLO and More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 23, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: MISS SAIGON officially returns to Broadway tonight! (more...)

25 Broadway Stars to Perform with Emerging Talent in BROADWAY BUDDY Cabaret at SOPAC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Broadway is coming to the South Orange Performing Arts center this May! On Monday night, May 1,2017, 25 Broadway artists will light up the SOPAC stage, as they perform with aspiring Broadway artists in Vanguard Theater Company's second annual BROADWAY BUDDY Mentorship Cabaret. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief March 22th, 2017 - THE NEW YORKERS Bows at Encores! and More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 22, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: THE NEW YORKERS kicks off tonight as part of Encores! at City Center! (more...)

BWW Flashback: Past Stars of MISS SAIGON You Thought Were Only In Your Mind
by Danielle Ashley - Mar 22, 2017

This week, Miss Saigon officially flies back to Broadway and its original home, The Broadway Theatre. The original production of Miss Saigon opened on April 11, 1991 and played through January 28, 2001. BroadwayWorld brings you back in time and show you some of these stars you thought were just in the movie in your mind! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Highlights of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at the Arvada Center
by Stage Tube - Mar 22, 2017

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR opened at the Arvada Center  last night, March 21, and will run thru April 16, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Billy Lewis, Jr., Jenna Bainbridge, Stephen Day and More in JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at the Arvada Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR opened at the Arvada Center last night, March 21, and will run thru April 16, 2017. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Chats Bea Arthur's Wicked Tongue, Audra McDonald's Golden Voice
by Behind the Curtain - Mar 22, 2017

Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing television appearances, and all things show business. This Week: The wicked tongue of Bea Arthur & the golden voice of Audra McDonald.  (more...)

The York Theatre Company Announces Cast and Creative Team For MARRY HARRY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director; David McCoy, Chairman of the Board), dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, announces the Off-Broadway premiere of the new musical Marry Harry, with book by Jennifer Robbins (Hudson River Blues) and music and lyrics by Dan Martin and Michael Biello (In My Body, The Cousins Grimm). (more...)

BWW Interview: Dani Flombaum of TIGROU at Estadio Obras
by Felicitas de la Fare - Mar 22, 2017

Tigrou tells the story of a young child that gets lost in the woods. Looking for shelter for the night, he ends up in an old abandoned Castle. Tigrou¬īs arrival to the castle awakens the unseen dwellers lost in time. A group of acrobats, singers and dancers bring this fascinating tale to life, and they tell the story of this little boy's journey to adulthood. (more...)

BWW TV: Andrew Lloyd Webber's Four Broadway Casts Unite for a Special Birthday Message!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 22, 2017

Andrew Lloyd Webber has a lot to celebrate, with four shows currently running on Broadway- The Phantom of the Opera, School of Rock, Cats and Sunset Boulevard. Today also happens to be the legendary composer's birthday, and cast members from every one of his shows gathered to sing him a special birthday message! (more...)

Double Fleur du Cap Win for Current Theatre On The Bay Attraction JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT - currently running at Theatre on the Bay - won two awards at the 52nd Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Rodney Ingram Takes First Bows as THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's New Raoul!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Mar 21, 2017

Just last night, March 20, Rodney Ingram made his debut in Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, assuming the role of Raoul, the dashing vicomte vying for the heart of the innocent soprano, Christine. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Signature Theatre's Sondheim Award Gala
by Walter McBride - Mar 21, 2017

Just last night, Virginia's Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre honored legendary Broadway producer Sir Cameron Mackintosh (The Phantom of the Opera, Cats, LES MISERABLES) with the company's eighth Stephen Sondheim Award. The award, established in 2009, is given to an individual for his or her career contributions to interpreting, supporting, and collaborating on Stephen Sondheim's music works. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Honors Cameron Mackintosh with Stephen Sondheim Award
by Walter McBride - Mar 21, 2017

Just last night, Virginia's Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre honored legendary Broadway producer Sir Cameron Mackintosh (The Phantom of the Opera, Cats, LES MISERABLES) with the company's eighth Stephen Sondheim Award. (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: March 20-26 , 2017
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 20, 2017

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of March 20-26, 2017. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 3/19/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 3/19/2017. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 3/20
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 20, 2017

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 3/19/2017. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Chats with Three-Time Tony-Nominee Rebecca Luker
by Behind the Curtain - Mar 19, 2017

The hills are alive with the warmth and wit of three time Tony nominee Rebecca Luker. Best known for her appearances in THE SECRET GARDEN, SHOW BOAT, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, MARY POPPINS, and FUN HOME, Rebecca makes a splash on today's episode! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/18/2017
by - Mar 18, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/18/2017. (more...)

Birdland Announces April 2017 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts. (more...)

Broadway Philadelphia Announces 2017-18 Season; HAMILTON Announced for 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

???????The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and The Shubert Organization announced today the 2017/18 Broadway Philadelphia season, featuring a dazzling lineup of Tony Award-winning productions and the most recent Broadway hits. (more...)

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 3/17/2017
by BWW - Mar 17, 2017

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 3/17/2017. (more...)

Birdland Jazz Club Announces Schedule for 3/27-4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts: (more...)

JERRY'S GIRLS to Open This Spring at Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Walnut Street Theatre's 2016-2017 Independence Studio on 3 season concludes with an electrifying tribute to an all-American master of song, Jerry Herman, in JERRY'S GIRLS. Directed and choreographed by Ellie Mooney, the production begins with previews on April 4th, opens on April 6th and continues through July 2nd in the Walnut's Independence Studio on 3. (more...)

Tonye Patano to Star in Dominique Morisseau's SKELETON CREW at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of Skeleton Crew by Dominique Morisseau. The Globe is the first regional theatre in the country to mount the play, which was presented here as a reading in the 2014 Powers New Voices Festival before an acclaimed Off Broadway run. San Diego director Delicia Turner Sonnenberg makes her Globe debut to helm the award-winning drama, which is presented in association with San Diego's MOXIE Theatre, where Turner Sonnenberg is Founding Artistic Director. (more...)

Photo Flash: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Star Ali Ewoldt Makes Feinstein's/54 Below Solo Debut
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Ali Ewoldt, currently starring as Christine in Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera, was luminous and enchanting in her sold-out Feinstein's/54 Below solo debut, helmed by Alan Muraoka and featuring musical direction by Gary Adler on March 12th. Scroll down to see the photos! (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: March 16, 2017
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 16, 2017

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

WICKED Makes Sydney Amateur Premier at Sutherland Entertainment Centre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

So much happened before Dorothy dropped in... (more...)

Kravis Center Announces Kids' Day On Broadway with THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

???????Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's phenomenal musical success, The Phantom of the Opera, comes to the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts on March 23 - April 1 as part of a brand new North American Tour. Celebrating the premiere engagement, the Kravis Center is hosting KIDS' DAY ON BROADWAY on March 24th for the 2 pm matinee performance. (more...)

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