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Charles Hart

 
Bio:
Charles Hart was born in London and educated in Maidenhead and Cambridge. He has written words for musicals (The Phantom of the Opera, Aspects of Love, The Kissing-Dance, The Dreaming), opera (The Vampyr, BBC TV) and miscellaneous songs, as well as both words and music for television (Watching, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Charles Hart was born in London and educated in Maidenhead and Cambridge. He has written words for musicals (The Phantom of the Opera, Aspects of Love, The Kissing-Dance, The Dreaming), opera (The Vampyr, BBC TV) and miscellaneous songs, as well as both words and music for television (Watching, ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 1953
Cord Elam
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1952
Cord Elam

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1988] [Replacement]
Lyrics[Replacement]

Photos

 Leading actor Charles Hart (Quinn Franzen) gives Nell Gwynn (Alison Luff) acting les Photo

Leading actor Charles Hart (Quinn Franzen) gives Nell Gwynn (Alison Luff) acting lessons

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01/29/2019
 Actor Charles Hart (Quinn Franzen) takes center stage, as the rest of the Company lo Photo

Actor Charles Hart (Quinn Franzen) takes center stage, as the rest of the Company looks on (l to r: Catherine Flye, Alex Michell, Caitlin Cisco, Christopher Dinolfo, Nigel Gore, Zoe Speas)

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Date:
01/29/2019
Actor Charles Hart (Quinn Franzen) teaches Nell (Alison Luff) how to communicate the  Photo

Actor Charles Hart (Quinn Franzen) teaches Nell (Alison Luff) how to communicate the language of the fan

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Date:
01/29/2019
Andrew Lloyd Webber, Michael Crawford, Cameron Mackintosh and Charles Hart
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Andrew Lloyd Webber, Michael Crawford, Cameron Mackintosh and Charles Hart

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10/11/2016
Michael Ball, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Michael Crawford, Cameron Mackintosh and Charles H Photo

Michael Ball, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Michael Crawford, Cameron Mackintosh and Charles Hart backstage

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10/11/2016

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 1953
Cord Elam

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1952
Cord Elam

Productions

Lyrics[Replacement]

Charles Hart Biography

Charles Hart was born in London and educated in Maidenhead and Cambridge. He has written words for musicals (The Phantom of the Opera, Aspects of Love, The Kissing-Dance, The Dreaming), opera (The Vampyr, BBC TV) and miscellaneous songs, as well as both words and music for television (Watching, Split Ends, Granada TV) and radio (Love Songs, BBC Radio). His Two Studies for String Quartet were performed by the Sacconi Quartet in 2005 at London’s Purcell Room.

Charles Hart’s photographs have appeared on posters and in playbills, as well as publications ranging from Attitude to the Daily Telegraph, and in 2003 he was one of three photographers to feature in an exhibition organized by UNICEF to celebrate the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. He lives and works in London.

Charles Hart Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1990 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Charles Hart, Aspects of Love
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1988 - Best Musical
Charles Hart, The Phantom of the Opera
 
Tony Awards - 1988 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Charles Hart, The Phantom of the Opera

Charles Hart News

Matt Blaker and Kelly Glyptis Join THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Announces at Her Majesty' Photo Matt Blaker and Kelly Glyptis Join THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Announces at Her Majesty's Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2022

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Cameron Mackintosh have announced new casting for THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Her Majesty's Theatre from Monday 1 August 2022 as the production extends its booking period until 17 December 2022.

LISTEN: New Recording Released of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Title Song, Featuring 2022 Photo LISTEN: New Recording Released of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Title Song, Featuring 2022 Cast
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2022

Andrew Lloyd Webber has released an all new cast recording of the title track from The Phantom of the Opera! The recording features the 2022 West End cast, which is led by Lucy St Louis and Killian Donnelly. Listen to the track here!

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2022

Jordan Donica, Maree Johnson, and Kanisha Marie Feliciano Join THE PHANTOM OF THE OPE Photo Jordan Donica, Maree Johnson, and Kanisha Marie Feliciano Join THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by Stephi Wild - Apr 25, 2022

The latest in The Phantom of the Opera Broadway casting news. Jordan Donica, who made his Broadway debut in PHANTOM playing 'Raoul,' will return to the role beginning Sunday, May 29 for a limited engagement.  Maree Johnson will return to the Broadway cast as 'Madame Giry' on Monday, May 16 and more.

BWW Interview: Lorna Luft of LORNA LUFT: THE JOY OF SPRING at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo BWW Interview: Lorna Luft of LORNA LUFT: THE JOY OF SPRING at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Michael Walters - Mar 22, 2022

Lorna Luft springs onto the 54 Below stage with a new show, New songs and a new spirit!

Pop Opera Superstar Katherine Jenkins Debuts with Pacific Symphony Photo Pop Opera Superstar Katherine Jenkins Debuts with Pacific Symphony
by Stephi Wild - Jan 26, 2022

Welsh superstar Katherine Jenkins received her OBE (Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) from Prince Charles at The Queen’s residence Buckingham Palace in 2014 and in June of this year, she sings at The Queen’s much-loved country retreat Sandringham Estate to mark the monarch’s historic Platinum Jubilee.

THE FOUR PHANTOMS IN CONCERT Album Available Tomorrow Photo THE FOUR PHANTOMS IN CONCERT Album Available Tomorrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2022

Broadway Records announced today the release of ‚ÄúThe Four Phantoms In Concert‚ÄĚ.¬† The digital album is available Friday, January 14th wherever digital music is sold. Preorders are now available for the physical CD to be released late this winter.¬†

Win a Copy of The Phantom of the Opera Graphic Novel! Photo Win a Copy of The Phantom of the Opera Graphic Novel!
by BWW Contests - Dec 7, 2021

We're giving one reader a chance to win a copy of the brand new graphic novel adaptation of The Phantom of the Opera, adapted by Cavan Scott with art by José María Beroy. Check out the giveaway, live now on our Instagram!

Photos: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Celebrates Reopening Night with DJ, Andrew Lloyd Web Photo Photos: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Celebrates Reopening Night with DJ, Andrew Lloyd Webber!
by Bruce Glikas - Oct 23, 2021

The Phantom of the Opera is officially back and Broadway is Broadway again! As a part of the celebration, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and producer Cameron Mackintosh took the stage for a special speech, and afterwards Webber took to the streets for a special DJ set in front of The Majestic. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night!

Photos: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Celebrates 35th Anniversary in the UK! Photo Photos: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Celebrates 35th Anniversary in the UK!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2021

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA celebrated its 35th Anniversary at Her Majesty’s Theatre on Monday 11 October with guests in attendance including Boy George, Max Whitlock, Dr. Ranj, The Vivienne, Melanie Blatt, Chris Moyles, Amy Hart, Jeremy Vine and Matt Richardson.

Charles Hart Videos

VIDEO: Check Out New Footage of Killian Donnelly, Lucy St. Louis & More in THE PHANTO VideoVIDEO: Check Out New Footage of Killian Donnelly, Lucy St. Louis & More in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 8, 2021

Ahead of the 35th Birthday of The Phantom of the Opera, new show footage has been released! THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA stars double Olivier Award nominee Killian Donnelly as ‚ÄėThe Phantom‚Äô, Lucy St Louis as ‚ÄėChristine Daa√©‚Äô and Rhys Whitfield as ‚ÄėRaoul‚Äô.

VIDEO: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA In Concert To Make Montreal French Language Debut VideoVIDEO: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA In Concert To Make Montreal French Language Debut
by Alan Henry - Oct 22, 2019

BroadwayWorld has learned that Spectra Musique will present a concert version in French of the musical THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in Montreal. In a staging by Etienne Cousineau, 20 singers and an orchestra of 40 musicians will share the stage to give life to the characters inspired by the famous novel by Gaston Leroux and the musical work of Andrew Lloyd Webber.

VIDEO: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Pays Tribute to Hal Prince VideoVIDEO: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Pays Tribute to Hal Prince
by Stage Tube - Aug 2, 2019

Before Wednesday night's performance of Broadway's longest-running musical, The Phantom of the Opera, the show's original music director, David Caddick, made a poignant speech about the show's beloved director Hal Prince, who passed away on Wednesday morning. Be sure to check out the full tribute.

VIDEO: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's Original Leads Perform 'All I Ask Of You' On the Pa VideoVIDEO: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's Original Leads Perform 'All I Ask Of You' On the Paris Opera House Rooftop in 1988!
by Stage Tube - Jun 4, 2019

We're taking a peek at this special throwback to The Phantom of the Opera's original Christine and Raoul, Sarah Brightman and Steve Barton, performing the show's classic 'All I Ask Of You' on the rooftop of the Paris Opera House back in 1988!

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals Of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA World Tour VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals Of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA World Tour
by Alan Henry - Apr 19, 2019

BroadwayWorld has an inside look at THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA World Tour, led by Jonathan Roxmouth and Meghan Picerno! Check out the video below!

#TBT: PHANTOM Makes Broadway History! Video#TBT: PHANTOM Makes Broadway History!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 24, 2019

In honor of 31 years of The Phantom of the Opera giving us the music of the night, we're throwing it back to 2011 when the show celebrated its 23rd anniversary at the Majestic Theatre!

VIDEO: Chicago Shakespeare Theater Presents NELL GWYNN VideoVIDEO: Chicago Shakespeare Theater Presents NELL GWYNN
by Stage Tube - Sep 28, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the cast for the North American premiere of Jessica Swale's exuberant new comedy Nell Gwynn, September 20-November 4, 2018. The music- and dance-filled play took London audiences by storm when it debuted at Shakespeare's Globe, followed by a celebrated run on the West End. Director of the original London production, Christopher Luscombe, helms the new Chicago Shakespeare production. Star of Broadway and the West End Scarlett Strallen appears as Nell; Chicago leading actor Timothy Edward Kane performs the role of King Charles II.

VIDEO: Inside ASPECTS OF LOVE at Hope Mill Theatre VideoVIDEO: Inside ASPECTS OF LOVE at Hope Mill Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2018

Get a first look at the new trailer for the critically-acclaimed new production of Andrew Lloyd-Webber's Aspects of Love, at Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester which runs for 3 more weeks.

Photo Flash: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Celebrates 29 Years on Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

This week, the longest-running show in Broadway history, the Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, directed by Harold Prince, will once again make theater history, reaching a phenomenal 29 Years.

BWW Exclusive: Sneak Peek - ABC's THE GOLDBERGS Takes On 'Phantom of the Opera'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 28, 2016

ABC's THE GOLDBERGS takes on the longest-running musical on Broadway, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in an all-new episode titled 'The Greatest Musical Ever Written"


Charles Hart Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Charles Hart been in?
Charles Hart has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Charles Hart been in?
Charles Hart has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Charles Hart been nominated for?
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Aspects of Love Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for The Phantom of the Opera and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for The Phantom of the Opera .