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Bio:
Phumzile, a South African Native, made his Broadway debut last season in The Gershwin's Porgy & Bess. Off-Broadway/Tour: Three Mo' Tenors. NYCO: L'Etoile. Regional: La Boheme, Lost In The Stars. Recordings: Treemonisha. Love to my Zan Zan. (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Phumzile, a South African Native, made his Broadway debut last season in The Gershwin's Porgy & Bess. Off-Broadway/Tour: Three Mo' Tenors. NYCO: L'Etoile. Regional: La Boheme, Lost In The Stars. Recordings: Treemonisha. Love to my Zan Zan. (read complete bio)
Review Roundup: The National Tour of PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Photo Review Roundup: The National Tour of PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by Review Roundups - Feb 5, 2020

The North American tour of Phantom of the Opera has made its way across the country with stops in Dallas, Cleveland, Denver and more!

BWW Flashback: Looking Back At PORGY AND BESS's Opening Night! Photo BWW Flashback: Looking Back At PORGY AND BESS's Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 21, 2020

With David Alan Grier making his official return to Broadway tonight as Sergeant Vernon C. Waters in Roundabout Theatre Company's A Soldier's Play, we're looking back at his Tony-nominated turn as Sportin' Life in 2012's Tony-nominated production of The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess on the show's opening night. Check out the video to see Grier alongside Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis, Phillip Boykin, Joshua Henry, and more as they celebrate the special night!

BWW Review: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Is Here With A Striking Cast And Glittering Prod Photo BWW Review: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Is Here With A Striking Cast And Glittering Production
by Isabella Perrone - Jan 13, 2020

It's one of the most well-known musicals, but THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA continues to surprise, featuring a stellar cast, design, and dozens of special effects that all add up to a massive spectacle of a show.

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Returns To The Fox Cities P.A.C. Next Month Photo THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Returns To The Fox Cities P.A.C. Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019

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 the Fox Cities at Fox Cities P.A.C. next month. 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.

Wake Up With BWW 8/7: CURIOUS INCIDENT Film, A CHRISTMAS CAROL on Broadway, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 8/7: CURIOUS INCIDENT Film, A CHRISTMAS CAROL on Broadway, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 7, 2019

Today's top stories: a film adaptation of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is in the works, Six will sail the seas on Norwegian Cruise Line, A Christmas Carol is returning to Broadway, and more!

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA to Play at Blaisdell Concert Hall Photo PHANTOM OF THE OPERA to Play at Blaisdell Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019

Come to the 'masquerade' as Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera plays at the Blaisdell Concert Hall Aug. 7 through Sept. 1. This marks the first time Phantom has toured through Hawaii in nearly 25 years.

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA to Play at Segerstrom Center For The Arts Photo THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA to Play at Segerstrom Center For The Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019

Take in 'the music of the night' as The Phantom of the Opera plays at Segerstrom Center for the Arts July 10-21.

Emma Grimsley Joins THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Tour as Christine Photo Emma Grimsley Joins THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Tour as Christine
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019

Emma Grimsley will assume the role of 'Christine Daae' beginning August 7 when the spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, currently on tour in North America, starts performances in Honolulu, HI for the first time in almost 25 years.

Casting Announced For THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA At Segerstrom Center Photo Casting Announced For THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA At Segerstrom Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019

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 Orange County at Segerstrom Center for the Arts July 10 - 21, 2019. 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.

Derrick Davis Returns to Leading Role in PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Tour Photo Derrick Davis Returns to Leading Role in PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019

Derrick Davis will return to the new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA as the man behind the mask, 'The Phantom,' beginning June 6 in Los Angeles at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre through the final national tour engagement in Toronto, Ontario at the Princess of Wales Theatre.

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 BWW News Desk - 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.

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 PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Comes To The Paramount Theatre Next Month Photo THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Comes To The Paramount Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 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 Seattle's Paramount Theatre from August 8 - 19. 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 STGPresents.org, Ticketmaster.com, by calling 1-800-982-2787 or in person at The Paramount Theatre Box Office (Monday through Friday, 10am to 6pm). Tickets start at $35.

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Comes To The Paramount Theatre Next Month Photo THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Comes To The Paramount Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 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 Seattle's Paramount Theatre from August 8 - 19. 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 STGPresents.org, Ticketmaster.com, by calling 1-800-982-2787 or in person at The Paramount Theatre Box Office (Monday through Friday, 10am to 6pm). Tickets start at $35.

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Returns to St. Louis Photo THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Returns to St. Louis
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 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 St. Louis at the Fabulous Fox Theatre May 9-20. 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.

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Returns to St. Louis Photo THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Returns to St. Louis
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 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 St. Louis at the Fabulous Fox Theatre May 9-20. 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: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA enchants at Saenger Theatre Photo BWW Review: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA enchants at Saenger Theatre
by Tara Bennett - Mar 20, 2018

Broadway's longest-running production is well over 30 years, but still finds ways to remain incredibly "phantasmic."

Harlem Chamber Players Present HARLEM SONGFEST, 6/1 Photo Harlem Chamber Players Present HARLEM SONGFEST, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

The Harlem Chamber Players will celebrate its tenth anniversary season with Harlem SongFest at Columbia University's Miller Theater (2960 Broadway, New York, NY 10027), Friday evening, June 1, 2018, 7 pm, featuring Met Opera sopranos Janinah Burnett and Brandie Sutton, mezzo-soprano Lucia Bradford, tenor Phumzile Sojola, baritone Kenneth Overton, and conductor David Gilbert, Music Director and Conductor of the Greenwich Symphony Orchestra. The full program follows:

Cast Announced for FOR THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in South Bend Photo Cast Announced for FOR THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in South Bend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

Casting has been announced for Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA for the premiere South Bend engagement at the Morris Performing Arts Center. 

BWW Review: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA National Tour at Durham Performing Arts Center Photo BWW Review: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA National Tour at Durham Performing Arts Center
by Jeffrey Kare - Mar 5, 2018

Based on Gaston Leroux's 1910 horror novel of the same name, The Phantom of the Opera follows a deformed composer who haunts the grand Paris Opera House. Sheltered from the outside world in an underground cavern, the lonely, romantic man tutors and composes operas for Christine Daae, a gorgeous young soprano star-to-be. As Christine's star rises, and a handsome suitor from her past enters the picture, the Phantom grows mad, terrorizing the opera house owners and company with his murderous ways. Still, Christine finds herself drawn to the mystery man.

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