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The Phantom of the Opera   

Majestic Theatre, (1/26/1988 - Present)
First Preview: Jan 09, 1988 Total Previews: 16
Opening Date: Jan 26, 1988    
Closing Date: Currently Running Total Performances: 11662
as of February 7, 2016

Category: Musical, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: Paris Opéra House. 1881-1911.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Theatre Company Ltd.
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Charles Hart; From the novel "Le Fantôme de L'Opéra" by Gaston Leroux; Additional lyrics by Richard Stilgoe; Book by Richard Stilgoe and Andrew Lloyd Webber; Musical Director: David Caddick; Music orchestrated by David Cullen and Andrew Lloyd Webber
Directed by Harold Prince; Musical Staging and Choreography by Gillian Lynne
Scenic Design by Maria Björnson; Costume Design by Maria Björnson; Lighting Design by Andrew Bridge; Sound Design by Martin Levan; Associate Scenic Design: Dana Kenn; Associate Costume Design: Cynthia Hamilton; Associate Lighting Design: Debra Dumas; Associate Sound Design: Larry Spurgeon
General Manager: Alan Wasser; Associate Gen. Mgr: Allan Williams
Technical Production Manager: John H. Paull, III and Jake Bell; Production Stage Manager: Mitchell Lemsky; Stage Manager: Fred Hanson and Bethe Ward; Production Dance Supervisor: Denny Berry
Musical Supervisor: David Caddick; Conducted by David Caddick; Associate Conductor: Jack Gaughan and Jeffrey Huard; Concert Master: Louann Montesi; Violin: Louann Montesi, Fred Buldrini, Alvin E. Rogers, Gayle Dixon, David Davis, Abraham Appleman, Leonard Rivlin and Jan Mullen; Viola: Stephanie Fricker and Veronica Salas; Cello: Bonnie Hartman and Jeanne LeBlanc; Bass: John Beal; Harp: Henry Fanelli; Flute: Sheryl Henze; Flute/Clarinet: Ralph Olsen; Oboe: Robert Botti; Clarinet: Matthew Goodman; Bassoon: Atsuko Sato; Trumpet: Lowell Hershey and Francis Bonny; Bass Trombone: Garfield Fobbs; French Horn: Gary Johnson, R. Allen Spanjer and Peter Reit; Percussion: Eric Cohen and Jan Hagiwara; Keyboards: Jeffrey Huard and Kristen Blodgette; Associate Musical Supervisor: Kristen Blodgette
Casting: Johnson-Liff & Zerman; General Press Representative: The Fred Nathan Company, Inc.; Dance Captain: Denny Berry; Logo Design by Dewynters, Limited; Advertising: Dewynters, Limited; Furs by Alixandré; Shoes supplied by Peter Fox Limited; Casting Associate: Tara Rubin
Cast
Sarah Brightman
Christine Daaé
Michael Crawford
Phantom of the Opera
Steve Barton
Raoul
Vicomte de Chagny
Patti Cohenour
Thurs. Eves. and Sat. Mats.
Christine Daaé
Alternate
Cris Groenendaal
Monsieur André
Elisa Heinsohn
Meg Giry
Judy Kaye
Carlotta Guidicelli
Leila Martin
Madame Giry
David Romano
Ubaldo Piangi
Nicholas Wyman
Monsieur Firmin
George Lee Andrews
Don Attilio
in "Il Muto"
Passarino
Denny Berry
Ballet Swing
William Scott Brown
Porter
Fireman
Irene Cho
Ballet Chorus of the Opéra Populaire
Nicole Fosse
Ballet Chorus of the Opéra Populaire
Jan Horvath
Innkeeper's Wife
in "Don Juan Triumphant"
Jeff Keller
Porter
Marksman
Peter Kevoian
Monsieur Reyer
Lisa Lockwood
Ballet Chorus of the Opéra Populaire
Rebecca Luker
Princess
in "Hannibal"
Lori MacPherson
Ballet Chorus of the Opéra Populaire
Barry McNabb
Flunky
Stagehand
Beth McVey
Madame Firmin
Luis Perez
Slave Master
in "Hannibal"
Dodie Pettit
Ballet Chorus of the Opéra Populaire
Richard Warren Pugh
Auctioneer
Candace Rogers-Adler
Page
in "Don Juan Triumphant"
Charles Rule
Policeman
Mary Leigh Stahl
Wardrobe Mistress
Confidante
in "Il Muto"
Philip Steele
Joseph Buquet
Olga Talyn
Page
in "Don Juan Triumphant"
Catherine Ulissey
Ballet Chorus of the Opéra Populaire
Kenneth H. Waller
Monsieur Lefèvre
Swings: Frank Mastrone and Alba Quezada
Understudies: George Lee Andrews (Monsieur André, Monsieur Firmin), William Scott Brown (Ubaldo Piangi), Cris Groenendaal (Raoul), Jan Horvath (Carlotta Guidicelli), Jeff Keller (Phantom of the Opera), Peter Kevoian (Monsieur André, Monsieur Firmin), Rebecca Luker (Christine Daaé), Barry McNabb (Slave Master), Beth McVey (Carlotta Guidicelli), Dodie Pettit (Meg Giry), Richard Warren Pugh (Ubaldo Piangi), Mary Leigh Stahl (Madame Giry), Olga Talyn (Madame Giry) and Catherine Ulissey (Meg Giry)
Cast
Lynne Abeles
Spanish Lady
Giselle O. Alvarez
Ballet Chorus of the Opéra Populaire
Polly Baird
Ballet Swing
Linda Balgord
Madame Giry
James Barbour
Phantom of the Opera
Craig Bennett
Monsieur Firmin
Nicholas Cunningham
Solo Dancer
Andrew Drost
Fireman
Porter
Rachel Eskenazi-Gold
Broadway debut
Page
in "Don Juan Triumphant"
Sara Jean Ford
Princess
in "Hannibal"
Kelly Jeanne Grant
Madame Firmin
Jeremy Hays
Raoul
Vicomte de Chagny
Katharine Heaton
Confidante
in "Il Muto"
Wardrobe Mistress
Heather Hill
Carlotta Guidicelli
Alternate
Innkeeper's Wife
in "Don Juan Triumphant"
Jolina Javier
Ballet Chorus of the Opéra Populaire
Kenneth Kantor
Monsieur Lefèvre
Firechief
Kara Klein
Meg Giry
Gianna Loungway
Ballet Chorus of the Opéra Populaire
Laird Mackintosh
Monsieur André
Michele McConnell
Carlotta Guidicelli
Aubrey Morgan
Ballet Chorus of the Opéra Populaire
Nathan Patrick Morgan
Jeweler
Justin Peck
Slave Master
in "Hannibal"
Richard Poole
Joseph Buquet
Jessica Radetsky
Ballet Chorus of the Opéra Populaire
Paul A. Schaefer
Marksman
Christian Šebek
Ubaldo Piangi
Carly Blake Sebouhian
Ballet Chorus of the Opéra Populaire
Jeremy Stolle
Passarino
Julia Udine
Christine Daaé
Carrington Vilmont
Auctioneer
Don Attilio
in "Il Muto"
Jim Weitzer
Monsieur Reyer
Hairdresser
Rachel Zatcoff
Christine Daaé
Alternate
Swings: Scott Mikita, Greg Mills, Bronson Norris Murphy and Janet Saia
Understudies: Lynne Abeles (Carlotta Guidicelli), Polly Baird (Meg Giry), Andrew Drost (Ubaldo Piangi), Rachel Eskenazi-Gold (Christine Daaé), Sara Jean Ford (Christine Daaé), Kelly Jeanne Grant (Madame Giry), Katharine Heaton (Madame Giry), Heather Hill (Carlotta Guidicelli), Kenneth Kantor (Monsieur Firmin), Laird Mackintosh (Phantom of the Opera), Scott Mikita (Monsieur André), Greg Mills (Phantom of the Opera, Raoul), Nathan Patrick Morgan (Ubaldo Piangi), Richard Poole (Monsieur André), Janet Saia (Carlotta Guidicelli, Madame Giry), Paul A. Schaefer (Phantom of the Opera, Raoul), Carly Blake Sebouhian (Meg Giry), Jeremy Stolle (Phantom of the Opera, Raoul, Ubaldo Piangi), Carrington Vilmont (Monsieur Firmin) and Jim Weitzer (Monsieur André)
Tony Award®
winner 1988 Best Musical [winner]
Produced by Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Theatre Company Ltd.
1988 Best Book of a Musical [nominee]
Book by Richard Stilgoe and Andrew Lloyd Webber
1988 Best Original Score [nominee]
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Charles Hart; Additional lyrics by Richard Stilgoe
winner 1988 Best Actor in a Musical [winner]
Michael Crawford
winner 1988 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [winner]
Judy Kaye
winner 1988 Best Scenic Design [winner]
Maria Björnson
winner 1988 Best Costume Design [winner]
Maria Björnson
winner 1988 Best Lighting Design [winner]
Andrew Bridge
1988 Best Choreography [nominee]
Gillian Lynne
winner 1988 Best Direction of a Musical [winner]
Harold Prince
Drama Desk Award
1988 Outstanding Musical [nominee]
Produced by Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Theatre Company Ltd.
winner 1988 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [winner]
Michael Crawford
1988 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Sarah Brightman
1988 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Judy Kaye
1988 Outstanding Choreography [nominee]
Gillian Lynne
winner 1988 Outstanding Director of a Musical [winner]
Directed by Harold Prince
winner 1988 Outstanding Orchestration [winner]
David Cullen; Andrew Lloyd Webber
winner 1988 Outstanding Music [winner]
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
winner 1988 Outstanding Costume Design [winner]
Maria Björnson
winner 1988 Outstanding Lighting Design [winner]
Andrew Bridge
winner 1988 Outstanding Set Design [winner]
Scenic Design by Maria Björnson
music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; lyrics by Charles Hart
ACT 1 Sung By
Think of Me Carlotta Guidicelli, Christine Daaé and Raoul (Vicomte de Chagny)
Angel of Music Christine Daaé and Meg Giry
Little Lotte/The Mirror (Angel of Music) Raoul (Vicomte de Chagny), Christine Daaé and Phantom of the Opera
The Phantom of the Opera Phantom of the Opera and Christine Daaé
The Music of the Night Phantom of the Opera
I Remember/Stranger Than You Dreamt It Christine Daaé and Phantom of the Opera
Magical Lasso Joseph Buquet, Meg Giry, Madame Giry and Ballet Chorus of the Opéra Populaire
Notes/Prima Donna Monsieur Firmin, Monsieur André, Raoul (Vicomte de Chagny), Carlotta Guidicelli, Madame Giry, Meg Giry, Ubaldo Piangi and Phantom of the Opera
Poor Fool, He Makes Me Laugh Carlotta Guidicelli and Company
Why Have You Brought Me Here/Raoul I've Been There Raoul (Vicomte de Chagny) and Christine Daaé
All I Ask of You Raoul (Vicomte de Chagny) and Christine Daaé
All I Ask of You (Reprise) Phantom of the Opera
ACT 2 Sung By
Masquerade/Why So Silent Full Company
Notes/Twisted Every Way Monsieur André, Monsieur Firmin, Carlotta Guidicelli, Ubaldo Piangi, Raoul (Vicomte de Chagny), Christine Daaé, Madame Giry and Phantom of the Opera
Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again Christine Daaé
Wandering Child/Bravo, Bravo Phantom of the Opera, Christine Daaé and Raoul (Vicomte de Chagny)
The Point of No Return Phantom of the Opera and Christine Daaé
Down Once More/Track Down This Murderer Full Company