'Phantom of the Opera' tickets go on-sale


By Heidi Bosk

For the DCPA NewsCenter

Tickets for Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera go on sale today, June 6, at 10 a.m. for the Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ engagement playing The Buell Theatre Aug. 25-Sept. 11.  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 start at $20.

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“It’s wonderful to have a new production of Phantom touring America now that the show has celebrated 28 years on Broadway,” said Lloyd Webber. “Director Laurence Connor has done an amazing job and this production has received huge critical acclaim in the U.K.”

Connor co-directed the new production of Les Misérables currently running on Broadway and around the world, as well as the award-winning new London production of Miss Saigon coming to Broadway in 2017 and national tour in 2018, and the stage version of the movie School of Rock now playing at Broadway’s Winter Garden.

Added Mackintosh: “With Phantom still the reigning champion as the longest-running production on Broadway after 28 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 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 music of the night is soaring to dazzling new heights.”

Phantom of the Opera

The Company performs “Masquerade.” Original tour cast photo by Alastair Muir.

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera
Aug. 25-Sept. 11, Buell Theatre

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  • Presented by Cameron Mackintosh, The Really Useful Group, and NETworks Presentations
  • Directed by Laurence Connor
  • Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Lyrics by Charles Hart
  • Additional lyrics by Richard Stilgoe
  • Book by Richard Stilgoe and Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Orchestrations by David Cullen and Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Choreography by Scott Ambler
  • Set design by Paul Brown
  • Original costume design by Maria Björnson
  • Lighting design by Paule Constable
  • Sound design by Mick Potter
  • Musical supervision by John Rigby
  • The production is overseen by Matthew Bourne and Cameron Mackintosh

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.

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Mackintosh’s brilliant original production of 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.

Photo gallery:

The Phantom of the Opera

‘The Phantom of the Opera’ photos by Matthew Murphy and  Alastair Muir. To see more, click the forward arrow above.

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