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BWW Preview: The Touring Production of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is 'Worth the Schlep' Photo BWW Preview: The Touring Production of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is 'Worth the Schlep' from the Coachella Valley and Inland Empire
by Audrey Liebross - Jun 4, 2019

POTO's current national touring production is about to land in the Los Angeles area, possibly for the last time. It is worth the trip from the Coachella Valley.

BWW Review: TOSCA, Royal Opera House Photo BWW Review: TOSCA, Royal Opera House
by Gary Naylor - May 28, 2019

Gorgeous and gruesome, this revival of Jonathan Kent's production fills the Royal Opera House with emotion and passion - and a warning of what chaos can ensue in a failing state.

BWW Contest: Win Two Tickets To THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at the Hollywood Pantages Th Photo BWW Contest: Win Two Tickets To THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre!
by BWW Contests - May 27, 2019

Get ready to hear the music of the night because BroadwayWorld is giving you a chance to win tickets to the national tour of The Phantom of the Opera at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre! The winner will receive two tickets to the June 9th performance at 6:30pm. The contest will run now through June 2nd, at 11:59 PM EST. Enter for your chance to win TODAY, that's all we ask of you!

Jazz Guitarist Chris Standring to Release 'Best of Chris Standring Remixed' Photo Jazz Guitarist Chris Standring to Release 'Best of Chris Standring Remixed'
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 1, 2019

Over twenty years and twelve albums into his career as a solo artist, chart-topping guitarist¬†Chris Standring¬†had no interest in putting out a typical ‚Äúbest of‚ÄĚ album. After a gig, a fan approached him with a novel idea that did get his creative wheels spinning.

Sole Survivor of Music Row Murder Secures Representation Photo Sole Survivor of Music Row Murder Secures Representation
by Tori Hartshorn - Apr 11, 2019

Former Country artist and survivor of the infamous 'Murder on Music Row,' Sammy Sadler, is returning to the entertainment fold the same way he left--with a bullet. Sadler, whose promising career was stopped short on March 9, 1989 when he was shot by former Cash Box magazine employee, Richard D'Antonio, has been working quietly behind the scenes to assemble a team to support a number of projects that will be announced in the coming months.

12 Performance Designers Selected To Represent The UK At The Prague Quadrennial Photo 12 Performance Designers Selected To Represent The UK At The Prague Quadrennial
by Stephi Wild - Apr 3, 2019

The Society of British Theatre designers are delighted to announce the twelve performance designers selected to represent the United Kingdom at the prestigious Prague Quadrennial.

BWW Review: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at PPAC Photo BWW Review: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at PPAC
by Barb Burke - Mar 25, 2019

Go see Quentin Oliver Lee in the Phantom of the Opera, Andrew Lloyd Webber's beloved musical that is playing now at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC).

In Rehearsal: Touring the Original THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA For the Very First Time Photo In Rehearsal: Touring the Original THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA For the Very First Time
by Jory Rivera - Feb 1, 2019

When the new world tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's behemoth, 'The Phantom of the Opera,' kicks off in Manila, Philippines this February 20, 2019, the production will transport you back to the original London production (still playing!), which opened at Her Majesty's Theatre on October 9, 1986.

Sandy Shore's Inaugural Jazz Weekender Hosted By Nathan East Promises 4 Days & 3 Nigh Photo Sandy Shore's Inaugural Jazz Weekender Hosted By Nathan East Promises 4 Days & 3 Nights Of Wine, Song And Love
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 31, 2019

Sandy Shore's Jazz Weekender hosted by Nathan East proposes a new way to gather around live music. With a focus on comfort in an intimate, high-fidelity venue, renowned recording artists will perform"seamless sets" of music, that will segue from special guest to special guest without interruption. Encouraging artful collaboration, Jazz Weekender headliners will share crossover songs as they mix in and out of the set, while performing with the some of the most recorded musicians in the world. Global Radio visionary,  Sandy Shore, introduces the element of surprise, as she curates live music sets -- making things exciting for audiences and artists alike.

Performance Designers To Represent UK At Prague Quadrennial Before Display At V&A Photo Performance Designers To Represent UK At Prague Quadrennial Before Display At V&A
by Stephi Wild - Jan 4, 2019

Every four years the Society of British Theatre Designers represents the work of performance designers based in the UK at the largest scenography event in the world. This year the process has been redesigned as a digital submission to encourage set, costume, lighting, sound, video and experiential designers across every genre of performance design including theatre, opera, dance, live art, circus, carnival and outdoor festivals to apply.

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Playing at Civic Center Music Hall 1/9-1/20 Photo THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Playing at Civic Center Music Hall 1/9-1/20
by Alan Henry - Dec 18, 2018

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is there, at the Civic Center Music Hall in January 2019.

Tickets For THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in WI Go Onsale Friday Photo Tickets For THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in WI Go Onsale Friday
by Stephi Wild - Dec 13, 2018

Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will go on sale Friday, December 14 for the triumphant return Milwaukee engagement at the Marcus Center. 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 MarcusCenter.org or Ticketmaster.com, call 414-273-7206 or visit the Marcus Center Box Office in person at 929 North Water Street, Downtown Milwaukee. Groups 10 or more can purchase now and should call Group Sales at 414-273-7121 x210 or x213. Ticket prices start at $45.00 and are subject to change. This engagement is part of the Associated Bank Broadway at the Marcus Center and Broadway Across America-Milwaukee series.

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA To Haunt Dallas Summer Musicals This Month Photo THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA To Haunt Dallas Summer Musicals This Month
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 6, 2018

Casting has been announced for Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA for its highly anticipated return to Dallas, presented by Dallas Summer Musicals and Broadway Across America at The Music Hall at Fair Park December 19 through January 6.

Tickets For Providence's Triumphant Return Of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA On Sale Today Photo Tickets For Providence's Triumphant Return Of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA On Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will go on sale November 14, 2018 at 10A for the triumphant return Providence engagement at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC). This national tour of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA began at PPAC in November 2013 and has since gone on to play in over 70 cities across the country to date. 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.

Tickets For Providence's Triumphant Return Of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA On Sale 11/14 Photo Tickets For Providence's Triumphant Return Of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA On Sale 11/14
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 12, 2018

Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will go on sale November 14, 2018 at 10A for the triumphant return Providence engagement at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC). This national tour of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA began at PPAC in November 2013 and has since gone on to play in over 70 cities across the country to date. 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.

BWW Review: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA reigns supreme at Broadway At The Hobby Center Photo BWW Review: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA reigns supreme at Broadway At The Hobby Center
by Brett Cullum - Nov 12, 2018

Technically the effects still work, and I watched as the shocked younger members of the audience witnessed practical effects to contrast all the CGI they had grown up on. PHANTOM OF THE OPERA still has the same magic three decades later.

BWW Interview: Eva Tavares Talks Playing Christine in PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Photo BWW Interview: Eva Tavares Talks Playing Christine in PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by Katricia Lang - Nov 9, 2018

Now through November 18, 2018, Cameron Mackintosh's new production of Webber's PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will play at the Hobby Center. I talked with Eva Tavares, the actress playing ingenue Christine Daae.

BWW Review: After 30 Years, PHANTOM Has Lost None of Its Gilt-Edged Luster Photo BWW Review: After 30 Years, PHANTOM Has Lost None of Its Gilt-Edged Luster
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 27, 2018

Thirty years after its Broadway premiere - and just two-and-a-half years since its last run at Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts Center - Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera returns to Music City in celebration of that momentous anniversary with another stand in Andrew Jackson Hall, replete with all the firepower and starpower one so readily associates with the production. And Nashville aduiences once more respond with rapt attention and thunderous applause, almost as if they are witnessing the Phantom's exploits for the very first time.

The Man Behind the Mask: Quentin Oliver Lee of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Photo The Man Behind the Mask: Quentin Oliver Lee of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 19, 2018

Quentin Oliver Lee, the man behind the mask - the dynamic singer/actor leads the national company of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, now on tour throughout the United States - first stepped onstage in the iconic role during its Memphis run earlier this year and he freely admits that the experience left him eager to return to Tennessee to perform on the stage of Nashville's Andrew Jackson Hall.

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA: Why Are Its PHANS So Obsessed With Andrew Lloyd Webber's Mu Photo THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA: Why Are Its PHANS So Obsessed With Andrew Lloyd Webber's Musical?
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 16, 2018

What about the story keeps audiences coming back again and again to see The Phantom of the Opera? Is it the lushly romantic score composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber? Or could it be the costumes and scenery, so widely seen across the globe - and so easily identifiable as being from The Phantom - that they are considered iconic? Or could it be the mysteriously intriguing and sumptuously romantic Gaston Leroux story?

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