Tickets on Sale Friday for THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in Springfield

Tickets on Sale Friday for THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in Springfield

Tickets to Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will go on sale Friday, December 8 at 10 am for the premiere Springfield engagement at Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts, on the campus of Missouri State University.

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 HammonsHall.com, call 417-836-7678 or visit the Hammons Hall box office located at 525 S John Q. Hammons Pkwy. Ticket prices start at $35. For more information on the production and a video sneak peek, visit www.ThePhantomOfTheOpera.com/ustour.

Andrew Lloyd Webber said, "Having received great critical acclaim in the U.K. and North America, I am really pleased that Laurence Connor's new production of PHANTOM will continue to tour the U.S. playing in tandem with the Broadway production which soon celebrates 30 years."

Cameron Mackintosh said, "With PHANTOM still the reigning champion as the longest-running production on Broadway after 29 phenomenal years, with no end in sight, I'm delighted that this spectacular new production of PHANTOM has been as well-received in the U.S. as the brilliant original and has already been seen by over 2.5 million people across North America since it opened in November 2013. With an exciting new design and staging, retaining Maria Björnson's amazing costumes, the new PHANTOM is thrilling audiences and critics alike all over again."

"THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA has historically been one of our most requested shows," says Keith Boaz, Executive Director, Juanita K. Hammons Hall. "We are thrilled to finally present it to our Springfield audiences, and to all the patrons who will travel to our venue to see it."

Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is presented by Cameron Mackintosh, The Really Useful Group, and NETworks Presentations. The show is directed by Laurence Connor (who co-directed the new production of Les Misérables currently running on Broadway and around the world, as well as the award-winning new production of Miss Saigon now playing in London and coming to Broadway in 2017 with a national tour in 2018, and the stage version of the movie School of Rock now playing at Broadway's Winter Garden), with choreography by Scott Ambler, set design by Paul Brown, Tony Award-winning original costume design by Maria Björnson, lighting design by Tony Award-winner Paule Constable, sound design by Mick Potter, and musical supervision by John Rigby. The production is overseen by Matthew Bourne and Cameron Mackintosh. THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA features music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Charles Hart (with additional lyrics by Richard Stilgoe), book by Richard Stilgoe and Andrew Lloyd Webber, orchestrations by David Cullen and Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Based on the classic novel Le Fantôme de L'Opéra by Gaston Leroux, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA tells the story of a masked figure who lurks beneath the catacombs of the Paris Opera House, exercising a reign of terror over all who inhabit it. He falls madly in love with an innocent young soprano, Christine, and devotes himself to creating a new star by nurturing her extraordinary talents and by employing all of the devious methods at his command.

Cameron Mackintosh's brilliant original production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA continues performances at Her Majesty's Theatre in London and in its recording-breaking run at the Majestic Theatre on Broadway and many other cities around the world.

Hammons Hall's 2017-2018 Broadway Season is on sale now and includes four national touring Broadway productions: the No. 1 longest running American musical in Broadway history - CHICAGO; followed by a fresh, new production of the family classic THE SOUND OF MUSIC; and the highly anticipated, huge-hearted, high-heeled Tony Award- winning hit KINKY BOOTS. Season Subscribers are first to purchase tickets to all of these fantastic shows! Subscriber ticket prices range from $150 to $270, depending upon seat location. For more information on how to become a Season Subscriber and subscriber benefits, call 417-836-7678 or visit HammonsHall.com. *

"We are thrilled to welcome all four of these big Broadway national tours to Juanita K. Hammons Hall," says Deb Gallion, Hammons Hall Marketing Director. "To say THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is coming to Springfield is 'phantastic'. Together, all four of these exciting Broadway shows will no doubt make the 2017-2018 Broadway Season one of the hottest tickets in town!"

* Please note, HammonsHall.com and MissouriStateTix.com are the ONLY official online ticketing services for Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts events. Tickets sold online at any other web location may reflect inflated pricing and/or speculative seating options. Juanita K. Hammons Hall cannot assume responsibility for unauthorized ticket purchases.

Photo Credit: Matthew Murphy


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