The Phantom of the Opera Production History

The Phantom of the Opera Show Information

  • Das Phantom der Oper (German title)
  • Phantom: The Las Vegas Spectacular
  • Previews: January 09, 1988
    Opening:January 26, 1988
    Theatres: Majestic Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
    1/9/1988 - ?
    Production Type:Original Production
    Run Type:Open Run
    Market:Broadway
    Running Time:2 hours and 30 minutes, with one intermission
    Official Website http://www.thephantomoftheopera.com/
    Show type Musical
    Other titles:
    • El Fantasma de la Opera (Spanish title)

    Other Productions of The Phantom of the Opera

    US Tour 3rd National Tour
    US Tour
    1986   West End Original London Production
    West End
    1988   Broadway Original Broadway Production
    Broadway
    1990   US Tour 1st National Tour
    US Tour
    1990   Los Angeles Los Angeles Production
    Los Angeles
    1992   US Tour 2nd National Tour
    US Tour
    2006   Las Vegas Las Vegas Production
    Las Vegas
    2013   US Tour Touring Revival
    US Tour

    The Phantom of the Opera Awards and Nominations

    Note: Award winners will appear on a background
    Year Ceremony Category Nominee
    1988 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Actor - Musical Michael Crawford
    1988 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Actress - Musical Sarah Brightman
    1988 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Choreography Gillian Lynne
    1988 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Costume Design Maria Bjornson
    1988 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Director - Musical Harold Prince
    1988 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical Judy Kaye
    1988 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Lighting Design Andrew Bridge
    1988 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Music Andrew Lloyd Webber
    1988 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Musical Phantom of the Opera
    1988 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Orchestration David Cullen
    1988 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Orchestration Andrew Lloyd Webber
    1988 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Set Design Maria Bjornson
    1988 New York Drama Critics Circle Awards Best Musical Andrew Lloyd Webber
    1988 New York Drama Critics Circle Awards Best Musical Charles Hart
    1988 New York Drama Critics Circle Awards Best Musical Richard Stilgoe
    1988 Outer Critics Circle Awards Best Actor - Musical Michael Crawford
    1988 Outer Critics Circle Awards Best Broadway Musical 0
    1988 Outer Critics Circle Awards Best Costume Design Maria Bjornson
    1988 Outer Critics Circle Awards Best Set Design Maria Bjornson
    1988 Tony Awards Best Book of a Musical Richard Stilgoe
    1988 Tony Awards Best Book of a Musical Andrew Lloyd Webber
    1988 Tony Awards Best Choreography Gillian Lynne
    1988 Tony Awards Best Costume Design Maria Bjornson
    1988 Tony Awards Best Direction of a Musical Harold Prince
    1988 Tony Awards Best Lighting Design Andrew Bridge
    1988 Tony Awards Best Musical Cameron Mackintosh
    1988 Tony Awards Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Andrew Lloyd Webber
    1988 Tony Awards Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Charles Hart
    1988 Tony Awards Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Richard Stilgoe
    1988 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Michael Crawford
    1988 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Judy Kaye
    1988 Tony Awards Best Scenic Design Maria Bjornson