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BWW TV: 11,000 Performances and Still Going! THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Cast Celebrates Another MilestoneBWW TV: 11,000 Performances and Still Going! THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Cast Celebrates Another Milestone
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 9, 2014

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! (more...)
Photo Coverage: Norm Lewis, Sierra Boggess & THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Cast Celebrate 11,000 Backstage!Photo Coverage: Norm Lewis, Sierra Boggess & THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Cast Celebrate 11,000 Backstage!
by Walter McBride - July 9, 2014

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 you can check out photos from the backstage celebration below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Celebrates 11,000th Performance on Broadway!Photo Coverage: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Celebrates 11,000th Performance on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - July 9, 2014

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 you can check out photos from the special curtain call below! (more...)
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Plays 11,000th Performance on Broadway!THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Plays 11,000th Performance on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - July 8, 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...)
Twitter Watch: Bess and Phantom? Audra McDonald Visits Norm Lewis at THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by BWW Staff - June 26, 2014

On Twitter Watch, Norm Lewis wrote 'Since Christine turned me down I went back to my ol flame Bess. @sierraboggess @AudraEqualityMc ' (more...)
BWW Reviews:  Lewis and Boggess Add Luster to THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERABWW Reviews: Lewis and Boggess Add Luster to THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by Michael Dale - June 12, 2014

Two terrific stars join a 26-year-old production that's in excellent shape. (more...)
Photo Flash: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Welcomes Norm Lewis & Sierra Boggess- More Photos!Photo Flash: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Welcomes Norm Lewis & Sierra Boggess- More Photos!
by BWW News Desk - June 9, 2014

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA just released new production photos featuring its new leads Sierra Boggess and Norm Lewis. BroadwayWorld brings you even more photos of the new cast in action below! (more...)
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Coming to Boston Opera House, 6/26 - 7/20THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Coming to Boston Opera House, 6/26 - 7/20
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Following an acclaimed sold-out tour of the United Kingdom, Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's phenomenal musical success, The Phantom of the Opera, will come to Boston as part of a brand new North American Tour. Critics are raving that this breathtaking production is 'bigger and better than ever before.' This PHANTOM features a brilliant new scenic design by Paul Brown, Tony Award®-winning original costume design by Maria Bjornson, lighting design by Tony Award®-winner Paule Constable, new choreography by Scott Ambler, and a new staging by director Laurence Connor. The production, overseen by Matthew Bourne and Cameron Mackintosh, boasts many exciting special effects including the show's legendary chandelier. The beloved story and thrilling score - with songs like 'Music of the Night,' 'All I Ask Of You,' and 'Masquerade' - will be performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this PHANTOM one of the largest productions now on tour. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Sierra Boggess and Norm Lewis in PHANTOM OF THE OPERA!Photo Flash: First Look at Sierra Boggess and Norm Lewis in PHANTOM OF THE OPERA!
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA just revealed production photos featuring its new leads Sierra Boggess and Norm Lewis on Facebook. Scroll down for a first look at the stars in action! (more...)
BWW Reviews: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA unmasks fresh ideasBWW Reviews: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA unmasks fresh ideas
by Paul Hyde - May 22, 2014

The national tour of 'Phantom of the Opera' is dynamic and captivating, not better than the original, just different. (more...)
BWW TV: Norm Lewis, Sierra Boggess and Jeremy Hays Sing from PHANTOM at STARS IN THE ALLEYBWW TV: Norm Lewis, Sierra Boggess and Jeremy Hays Sing from PHANTOM at STARS IN THE ALLEY
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 21, 2014

STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines and hosted by Norm Lewis, brought the best of Broadway to Shubert Alley this morning, featuring numbers from nearly 25 shows, which were accompanied by a live 12-piece orchestra. BroadwayWorld was on the scene to capture the alley-shaking performances, including Sierra Boggess and Jeremy Hays performing 'All I Ask of You' and Lewis singing 'Music of the Night'. Below is our first footage of Boggess and Lewis singing songs from the show! (more...)
BWW TV: Andrew Lloyd Webber Celebrates the Music of the Night with New PHANTOM Stars Norm Lewis & Sierra Boggess!BWW TV: Andrew Lloyd Webber Celebrates the Music of the Night with New PHANTOM Stars Norm Lewis & Sierra Boggess!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 14, 2014

The Phantom of the Opera, which is now in its 26th year on Broadway, celebrated yet another in a long line of milestones last evening, as it welcomed former LITTLE MERMAID co-stars Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess to the cast on Monday, May 12, at the Majestic Theater. In the special video below, Andrew Lloyd Webber celebrates their opening night on stage with the new stars. Check out interviews with all three below! (more...)
BWW TV: New PHANTOM Stars Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess Take First Broadway Bows!BWW TV: New PHANTOM Stars Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess Take First Broadway Bows!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 13, 2014

The Phantom of the Opera, which is now in its 26th year on Broadway, celebrated yet another in a long line of milestones last evening, as it welcomed former LITTLE MERMAID co-stars Norm Lewisand Sierra Boggess to the cast on Monday, May 12, at the Majestic Theater. BroadwayWorld was there for their first curtain call and below, you can check it out, along with their backstage meeting with Andrew Lloyd Webber himself! (more...)
Photo Coverage: Boogie Down with Norm Lewis, Sierra Boggess and the PHANTOM Cast!Photo Coverage: Boogie Down with Norm Lewis, Sierra Boggess and the PHANTOM Cast!
by Walter McBride - May 13, 2014

After the show, the cast, family and creative team members headed to celebrate the night at a post show celebration at the Paramount Hotel and of course, BroadwayWorld.com was there. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Phantastic! Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA - First Curtain Call!Photo Coverage: Phantastic! Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA - First Curtain Call!
by Walter McBride - May 13, 2014

The Phantom of the Opera, which is now in its 26th year on Broadway, celebrated yet another in a long line of milestones last evening, as it welcomed former LITTLE MERMAID co-stars Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess to the cast on Monday, May 12, at the Majestic Theater. The audience erupted in cheers last night, as history was made when Norm Lewis became the first African-American performer to star as The Phantom in the Broadway production. In attendance were stars ranging from Lea DeLaria, to Sherie Rene Scott and icons like André De Shields and Melba Moore, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and director Hal Price. They were joined by with friends, family, press and of course the show's usual, sold-out audience. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- Best Pals and New PHANTOM Stars Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess!BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- Best Pals and New PHANTOM Stars Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - May 12, 2014

Welcome to BWW's exclusive talk show, BACKSTAGE WITH Richard Ridge. Follow Richard as he visits the theater's best and brightest in their dressing rooms, on their stages and favorite hang outs to talk about their lives, careers and all of the things you don't know, but want to know. Tonight, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, welcomes Norm Lewis (who will become the first African-American performer to star as The Phantom in the New York production) and Sierra Boggess to the cast. In the special interview below, the best Broaday buddies chat about reuniting on stage, what it means to them to join (and rejoin) the cast, and so much more . Check out the full interview below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Farewell Speech at Hugh Panaro's Last PHANTOM OF THE OPERASTAGE TUBE: Farewell Speech at Hugh Panaro's Last PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by Stage Tube - May 4, 2014

Hugh Panaro is ending his run as the Phantom in Broadway's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. Before playing the phantom, Panaro played the role of Raoul, which he played for 900 performances. As the the Phantom, Panaro played 2227 performances. His fellow cast members did the math and found that he has appeared in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA for over 3000 performances. (more...)
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Comes to the Aronoff Center TonightTHE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Comes to the Aronoff Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - April 30, 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 makes its Cincinnati premiere at the Aronoff Center. (more...)
Sierra Boggess' Weekly PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Schedule AnnouncedSierra Boggess' Weekly PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Schedule Announced
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2014

The Phantom of the Opera, now in its 26th year on Broadway, will welcome former 'LITTLE MERMAID' co-stars Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess to the cast on Monday, May 12, at the Majestic Theater. BroadwayWorld has learned that while Lewis will perform in eight shows a week, Boggess will assume the usual 'Christine' schedule of six per week. Boggess will appear in all performances Tuesdays through Saturdays. Alternate Sara Jean Fordwill perform the role on Saturdays and Mondays. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: PHANTOM's Norm Lewis Is 'Person of the Week' on ABC World News!STAGE TUBE: PHANTOM's Norm Lewis Is 'Person of the Week' on ABC World News!
by Stage Tube - April 4, 2014

The Phantom of the Opera, now in its 26th year on Broadway, will welcome former 'LITTLE MERMAID' co-stars Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess to the cast on Monday, May 12, at the Majestic Theater. Lewis is already hard at work preparing for his new role, and ABC World News just featured him as its 'Person of the Week'. Check out the interview below! (more...)
Photo Flash: Andrew Lloyd Webber & Norm Lewis Prep for PHANTOM Debut!Photo Flash: Andrew Lloyd Webber & Norm Lewis Prep for PHANTOM Debut!
by BWW News Desk - April 4, 2014

An historic moment: Broadway star Norm Lewis and award-winning composer Andrew Lloyd Webber met for the first time on stage at THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at The Majestic Theatre, yesterday, April 3, 2014. Lewis will make history on May 12, 2014 when he becomes the first African-American performer to assume the title role in the composer's legendary musical. PHANTOM is the longest-running musical in Broadway history; worldwide, it is the highest-grossing theatrical production of all time. Check out photos from the special event below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Norm Lewis Practices for His Debut in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA with Andrew Lloyd Webber!STAGE TUBE: Norm Lewis Practices for His Debut in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA with Andrew Lloyd Webber!
by Stage Tube - April 3, 2014

The Phantom of the Opera, now in its 26th year on Broadway, will welcome former 'LITTLE MERMAID' co-stars Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess to the cast on Monday, May 12, at the Majestic Theater. Lewis is already hard at work preparing for his new role, and below you can check out a special practice session with Andrew Lloyd Webebr himself. Click below for a preview of 'Music of the Night.' (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Hear His Song Take Flight! Norm Lewis Previews 'Music of the Night' from PHANTOM!STAGE TUBE: Hear His Song Take Flight! Norm Lewis Previews 'Music of the Night' from PHANTOM!
by Stage Tube - March 28, 2014

Norm Lewis Tweeted today a clip of himself singing part of 'The Music of the Night' from PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, in which he will star beginning this May. Click below to watch the performance, which comes from tonight's interview with ABC World News' Diane Sawyer! (more...)
BWW TV: Meet THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's New Leads- Sierra Boggess & Norm Lewis!BWW TV: Meet THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's New Leads- Sierra Boggess & Norm Lewis!
by BroadwayWorld TV - March 24, 2014

BroadwayWorld broke the news last week that The Phantom of the Opera, now in its 26th year on Broadway, will welcome former 'LITTLE MERMAID' co-stars Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess to the cast on Monday, May 12, at the Majestic Theater. Both of the show's new stars were at the opening night for Les Miserables yesterday, and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge got to chat with them about their big news! (more...)
Twitter Watch: Sierra Boggess Previews Norm Lewis' New PHANTOM Look!
by BWW Staff - March 24, 2014

On Twitter, Sierra Boggess, who will soon return to Broadway as 'Christine' in The Phantom of the Opera, met up with her future costar Norm Lewis at the opening night of Les Miserables and had this to say @sierraboggess: Look who I found!!!!! @normlewis777 (more...)

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