Monday, 26 September 2016

The Phantom of the Opera announces 30th anniversary performance

On Monday 10th October, The Phantom of the Opera will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a charity gala performance.

The performance of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical, which runs at Her Majesty's Theatre, will be in aid of The Music in Secondary Schools Trust.Tickets are on sale now via Her Majesty’s Theatre Box Office.

To celebrate this milestone, Phantom's current cast including Ben Forster as ‘The Phantom’, Celinde Schoenmaker as ‘Christine Daae’ and Nadim Naaman as ‘Raoul’ will be joined onstage by members of the original company and special guests in a special finale.

Tickets are priced at £30 and £19.86. There will also be 30 pairs of exclusive tickets priced at £300 each (£600 per pair) which include top price seats and an invitation to the private after-show party.

Produced by Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Theatre Company Limited, The Phantom of the Opera opened at Her Majesty's Theatre on 9th October 1986 starring Michael Crawford as 'The Phantom' and Sarah Brightman as 'Christine'.

In October 2010 the show celebrated its 25th Anniversary with a spectacular staging at London’s Royal Albert Hall which was broadcast live to cinemas around the world by Universal Pictures and in October 2016 will have played 12,500 performances in London.

The Phantom of the Opera became the longest running show in Broadway history on 9th January 2006, surpassing the previous record holder, Cameron Mackintosh’s production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats and on 26th January 2013 celebrated 25 years on Broadway.

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