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Born in Sydney and now living in Manhattan, Maree played Christine Daae in Cameron Mackintosh's Australian production. Other Australian credits include Cats (Grizabella), Les Miserables, West Side Story (Maria), My Fair Lady (Eliza), Scrooge (Isabel/Helen), two concert productions of Follies (Young Heidi, Young Sally) and the lead in Sondheim's You’re Gonna Love Tomorrow at Sydney Opera House. Maree's U.S. credits include Zorba (The Widow), Passion (Fosca, Barrymore Award nomination) and Myths & Hymns (Emily). As always, love and thanks to Jason, Audra and Helena.

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Original Broadway Production, 1988
Madam Giry [Replacement]

Madame Giry [Replacement]

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Photos: Broadway's Caroline O'Connor Dazzles At Australian Theatre Festival NYC 2023 Gala

The Australian Theatre Festival NYC, helmed by Co-Artistic Directors & Executive Producers Mark Barford, Connor Delves & Jillian Geurts hosted their second annual Fundraising Gala at The Players NYC on Sunday September 10. Honoring Broadway, West-End & Australian theatre icon Caroline O’Connor, and Broadway Producer Neil Gooding. 

HERE Will Honor Jason Baruch and Machine Dazzle at HERE's Extra Gala

On June 5, HERE (Kristin Marting, Founding Artistic Director) will honor HERE former board member and entertainment lawyer Jason Baruch and conceptual artist, designer, and musician Machine Dazzle at HERE’s Extra Gala.

Photos: The Stars Arrive at Closing Night of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

Broadway's longest-running show ever, The Phantom of the Opera, took its final Broadway bow last night, April 16, 2023, after a 35-year run. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos of the stars arriving for the big night here!

Photos: The Cast of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Takes Final Bows at Broadway Closing Night

Broadway's longest-running show ever, The Phantom of the Opera, took its final Broadway bow last night, April 16, 2023 after an unprecedented 35-year run and 13,981 performances. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos of the cast taking their final Broadway bows here!

Ben Crawford Out Of Final Broadway Performance of PHANTOM; Laird Mackintosh Will Play The Title Role

Current Phantom of the Opera star Ben Crawford will be out of the show for the final Broadway performance. Longtime Phantom Laid Mackintosh will step into the role this evening.

Photo: First Look at the PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Final Company Portrait

The longest-running Broadway show of all time, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will play its final New York performance at The Majestic Theatre today, Sunday, April 16 at 5PM, after a record-breaking 35 years and 13,981 performances to 20 million people. Check out a portrait of the final cast, crew, orchestra, and staff here!

Video: Former Christines Share the Stage at PHANTOM Charity Performance

Watch a special, surprise curtain call presentation with leading lady Emilie Kouatchou, joined onstage by three iconic, former Broadway Christines: Sierra Boggess (25th Anniversary), Ali Ewoldt (30th Anniversary) and the original “Angel of Music” herself: original London and New York star Sarah Brightman.

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Ends Unprecedented 35-Year Run on Broadway; Tune in at 4pm!

You have one final chance to experience the magic of Broadway's most beloved show, The Phantom of the Opera as BroadwayWorld will be bringing you live coverage from the star-studded red carpet. We have all the details here!

Lottery Tickets for THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's Final Performance Now Available

Special lottery for tickets to the invitation-only, final Broadway performance of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Sunday, April 16 at 5PM are now available!

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA to Present Special Charity Performance Closing Week

A special Charity Performance will take place on Friday, April 14 of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, the iconic and record-breaking Broadway production that will end its history-making run that week. 

Photos: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Celebrates 35 Years on Broadway

The Phantom of the Opera celebrated 35 years on Broadway last night, January 26, at the Majestic Theatre. The production opened on January 26, 1988. BroadwayWorld was there to capture some special moments from the big night, including members of the creative team, the cast's curtain call, and more!

Photo Exclusive: The Cast of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Sings 'Carols For A Cure'

The holiday season is not complete without the perfect music to accompany it. After a two year Pandemic Pause 'Broadway's Carols for a Cure 2022' is back with the 22nd recording that embodies the spirit of the season like nothing else can.

Wake Up With BWW 4/26: DRAMA LEAGUE Award Nominations, and More!

Today's top stories include the announcement of the nominations for the Drama League Awards! Plus, check out all new photos and video from opening night of Funny Girl on Broadway!

Jordan Donica, Maree Johnson, and Kanisha Marie Feliciano Join THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

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.


What a joy to see an enormous production of The Phantom of the Opera on Sydney harbour against the city skyline. And enormous is the word. The stage is 2.5 times larger than any indoor Australian stage.

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The Award-Winning Series 'Doris Dear's Gurl Talk' Comes to YouTube

The Telly Award winning series 'Doris Dear's Gurl Talk', is about to premier on YouTube! After being a 'most trending', series on the 'BroadwayonDemand' streaming network, It's coming to YouTube for everyone to enjoy FOR FREE!

VIDEO: Emilie Kouatchou Talks Starring as 'Christine Daaé' in PHANTOM on THE TODAY SHOW

After making history as the first black woman to play Christine Daaé in the Phantom of the Opera on Broadway, Emilie Kouatchou sat down with Sheinelle Jones on The TODAY Show to discuss her groundbreaking debut. Jones also sat down with casting associate Joseph Hayes to discuss the importance of diversity and representation on Broadway.

Rebecca Eichenberger Will Step In as Madame Giry in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Broadway

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Opera Australia will soon present the upcoming new Sydney production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, which will be the first major outdoor production of the musical. The Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour season of PHANTOM, directed by Simon Phillips with set and costume design by Gabriela Tylesova, will open on Sydney’s iconic over-water stage on March 25.

Cast Announced for THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in Sydney

One of the longest-running and most successful musicals of all time, the trio playing the iconic leads will be Melbourne-born Joshua Robson as The Phantom, Brisbane performer Georgina Hopson as Christine and acclaimed West End and Broadway musical theatre performer Callum Francis as Raoul Vicomte de Chagny.


Maree Johnson has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Maree Johnson has not appeared in the West End

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