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Sarah Brightman

Birth Place: Berkhamstead, ENGLAND

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Known for her three-octave range and for pioneering the classical-crossover music movement, Sarah Brightman has amassed global sales of more than 30 million units. The only artist to have simultaneously topped Billboard's dance and classical music charts, Brightman has achieved more than 180 gold and platinum awards in over 40 countries. She is also known for her iconic star turn in The Phantom of the Opera, whose soundtrack has sold more than 40 million copies worldwide. Her duet with Bocelli, "Time To Say Goodbye", became an international success selling 12 million copies worldwide.

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Sarah Brightman STAGE CREDITS

[West End]
Original London Production, 2021
Christine Daaé

[Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1990
Rose Vibert [Replacement]

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1988
Christine Daaé

[West End]
Original London Production, 1982
Performer

[West End]
Original London Production, 1981
Jemima

[West End]
Original London Production, 1972
Vicky (Royal Child, 1851)

Child


Sarah Brightman Movies

Aspects of Love
[ 2005 ] Rose Vibert
Repo! The Genetic Opera
[ 2008 ] Blind Mag
First Night
[ 2010 ] Celia

Sarah Brightman Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 1988 - Outstanding Actress - Musical

Sarah Brightman, Phantom of the Opera

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Interview: Roberto Molinelli of QUEEN: IT'S A KINDA MAGIC! at Joburg Theatre


The QUEEN: IT'S A KINDA MAGIC tribute show returns to Joburg Theatre from 5 April to 14 April. The Rock Symphony Orchestra is excited to announce star Italian conductor Roberto Molinelli who has collaborated with such artists as Andrea Bocelli, Sarah Brightman, the Russian Philharmonic and South Africa's own Belinda Davids.

Universal Music Publishing Signs Classical Music Icon Andrea Bocelli To Exclusive, Global Publishing Agreement


Universal Music Publishing Group has announced that legendary tenor Andrea Bocelli has been signed to an exclusive, global publishing agreement through UMPG's Classics & Screen department.

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld April 11, 2024


Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is April 11, 2024 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

Video: Go Inside The First Rehearsal Of SUNSET BOULEVARD Starring Sarah Brightman


Go inside the first rehearsal for Opera Australia and GWB Entertainment's production of Sunset Boulevard starring Sarah Brightman!

Diane Phelan, Eric Anthony Lopez, and Jonathan Young Will Lead Starring Buffalo's TITANIC


Casting has been announced and tickets are on sale for Starring Buffalo's TITANIC, May 31 - June 1 at Shea's 710 Theatre in downtown Buffalo. Broadway's Diane Phelan (Into the Woods), Eric Anthony Lopez (Phantom of the Opera) and Jonathan Young (Pretty Woman - Tour) and Buffalo-based recording artist Jay Dref (Sarah Brightman's 'A Christmas Symphony') lead the cast.

Playthings Theatre of New York to Present DORIAN'S WILD(E) AFFAIR Readings


Playthings Theatre of New York and executive producer Preston Ridge will present private industry readings (by invitation only) of Dorian’s Wild(e) Affair. Learn more about the show.

VIDEO: Sarah Brightman Reveals Why She Wanted To Take On SUNSET BOULEVARD


Watch as Sarah Brightman opens up about starring in the lavish new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award winning musical masterpiece, SUNSET BOULEVARD, which will premiere in Melbourne in May 2024 at the Princess Theatre followed by a season at the Sydney Opera House in August.

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld March 19, 2024


Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is March 19, 2024 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At The Set Design for the Sarah Brightman Led SUNSET BOULEVARD


Get a first look at the set design for the new production of Sunset Boulevard, led by Sarah Brightman coming to Melbourne and Sydney, Australia. Watch as set designer Morgan Large takes us behind the scenes of the set build and shows the completed set model.

Steve Harley, Cockney Rebel Singer Who Released PHANTOM Single, Passes Away at 73


Steve Harley, lead singer of the band Cockney Rebel, who released a single of Phantom of the Opera with Sarah Brightman, has passed away at the age of 73 from cancer, according to Deadline.

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA to Continue International Tour in China in 2024


Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera will be continuing its international tour, opening in Shenzhen, China on July 2, 2024. We've got all the info on the tour, including the schedule. .

Alfie Boe, Killian Donnelly, Michael Ball & Bradley Jaden to Lead LES MISERABLES Arena Tour


Alfie Boe and Killian Donnelly will share the role of Jean Valjean and Michael Ball and Bradley Jaden will share the role of Javert in the UK, leading a cast and orchestra of over 65 in the forthcoming World Tour of LES MISÉRABLES THE ARENA SPECTACULAR. Learn more about the tour here including more about the cast, tour dates and more!

Tim Draxl, Robert Grubb & More Complete the Cast of SUNSET BOULEVARD in Australia, Starring Sarah Brightman


See the full cast for Sunset Boulevard in Australia, starring Sarah Brightman. Learn about performance dates and see how to purchase tickets.

Video: Mica Paris & Maiya Quansah-Breed Sing 'Museum of Loss' From REHAB THE MUSICAL


Get a first look at soul legend Mica Paris and Maiya Quansah-Breed singing 'MUSEUM OF LOSS' from Rehab the Musical. Watch the video ahead of its transfer to a new West End venue.

YOSHIKI: UNDER THE SKY Music Doc Gets North America Distribution


Shot in Germany, Beijing, Tokyo, and LA, the film features interviews and performances from The Chainsmokers (USA), St. Vincent (USA), Scorpions (Germany), Sarah Brightman (UK), Nicole Scherzinger (USA), HYDE (Japan), SUGIZO (Japan), SixTONES (Japan), Jane Zhang (China), and Lindsey Stirling (USA).

Majestic And Empire Theatres Unveil Festive December Lineup


This holiday season, the Majestic and Empire Theatres in San Antonio are hosting a winter wonderland of entertainment as part of Holidays on Houston Street. Don't miss out on the festive December lineup!

Full Cast Set For New Musical CABLE STREET at Southwark Playhouse


The cast has been announced for the world premiere of new British musical CABLE STREET - opening at The Large, Southwark Playhouse Borough on Friday 16 February 2024 to Saturday 16 March 2024.

Theatre Royal, Glasgow Will Host Photography Exhibition By Singer-Songwriter Jerry Burns


 Throughout her time working in the theatre, she has photographed images which reflect the beauty, joy and emotion of life behind the scenes from her unique perspective 'in the wings'. These images will be presented at the Theatre Royal, Glasgow this December in an exhibition titled Girl in The Wings.

Sarah Brightman Brings A Christmas Symphony to State Theatre New Jersey


State Theatre New Jersey presents the world's biggest-selling soprano and legendary Grammy Award-nominated artist Sarah Brightman in A Christmas Symphony on Sunday, November 26 at 7:30pm.

Sarah Brightman Sets New 'A Christmas Symphony' Tour Dates


Ahead of taking on the role of Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard in Australia, Sarah Brightman will bring her 'A Christmas Symphony' tour back to North America. Accompanied by orchestra, choir and special guests, this magical holiday show will feature Sarah performing many of her holiday classics and greatest hits.

Sarah Brightman FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Sarah Brightman been in?

Sarah Brightman has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Sarah Brightman been in?

Sarah Brightman has appeared on London's West End in 5 shows.

What was Sarah Brightman's first West End show?

Sarah Brightman's first West End show was I and Albert which opened in 1972

What awards has Sarah Brightman been nominated for?

Sarah Brightman has been nominated for the Outstanding Actress - Musical award at the Drama Desk Awards for her performance in Phantom of the Opera.

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