Thursday, July 9, 2020

See Ragtime Stars Audra McDonald & Brian Stokes Mitchell Reunite for Rob McClure's #PasstheBaton Campaign by Caitlin Moynihan

Mrs. Doubtfire title star Rob McClure has been keeping theater fans entertained during quarantine by creating an ongoing series in which he captures what it must be like to be a conductor on…

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Monday, July 6, 2020

Arts Venues Across the U.K. to Receive Government Emergency Support Package by Lindsey Sullivan

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has theaters shut down across the world. While many theater makers are exploring creative solutions, in the form of socially distant productions or extensive t…

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

Phantom's John Riddle Reveals Chita Rivera's Texting Style and His Dream Lady Gaga Collaboration by Caitlin Moynihan

Before the COVID-19 pandemic forced Broadway to close its doors, John Riddle was seen as Raoul in the long-running The Phantom of the Opera. With the news that curtains won't rise again unti…

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Lynne and Land Foundation Presents Grants to 4 U.K. Arts Organizations in Memory of Gillian Lynne by Ryan McPhee

The choreographer of The Phantom of the Opera and Cats died July 1, 2018.

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Thursday, June 25, 2020

Claire Lyon of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in Seoul, Feels She 'Hit the Jackpot' But Admits 'Survivor's Guilt'

Claire Lyon, who plays Christine in the production of The Phantom of the Opera in Seoul, says she feels lucky that the company is continuing to perform.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

The Phantom of the Opera Inspires Miniseries from Narcos Producer Gaumont by Lindsey Sullivan

Great news for Phans! Deadline reports that Gaumont, the French production company behind the hit Netflix series Narcos, is developing Gaston Leroux's novel The Phantom of the Opera into a s…

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6-Part The Phantom of the Opera Limited Series in the Works by Andrew Gans

The series will be based on the Gaston Leroux novel that inspired the Andrew Lloyd Webber hit.

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THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Will Be Adapted Into a TV Miniseries

The Phantom of the Opera is coming to the small screen in the form of a TV miniseries!

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Cameron Mackintosh Confirms Repair Works To Her Majesty's Theatre and West End PHANTOM Set

BroadwayWorld previously reported that the West End production of The Phantom of the Opera is rumoured to be undergoing changes during the lockdown period, reopening in 2021 in a revamped…

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Monday, June 22, 2020

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Film Director Joel Schumacher Passes Away at Age 80

Veteran filmmaker, Joel Schumacher, the director behind the film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, has passes away at age 80.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Responds to Rumor That West End Production of PHANTOM Will Be Revamped

Andrew Lloyd Webber has responded to a rumor that when The Phantom of the Opera returns to the West End, it will not be the original production, but rather a revamped version.

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Sunday, June 21, 2020

VIDEO: EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE, KINKY BOOTS, MATILDA, and More Perform at Virtual West End Live

The second highlights programme features performances from Tina, Everybody's Talking About Jamie, Strictly Ballroom, Only Fools and Horses, Kinky Boots, The Phantom of the Opera, Matilda, Sc…

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Friday, June 19, 2020

Andrew Lloyd Webber Announces Plans to Test Live Performances at the London Palladium in July

The trials will follow the example set in South Korea, where The Phantom of the Opera has continued to play for over two months.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Shares Plans to Test Reopening: 'I Want to Prove Theaters Can Be Open' by Lindsey Sullivan

Andrew Lloyd Webber is on a mission to find a way to reopen theaters in London. The legendary composer said on BBC Radio 4's Today  that he is going to run a series of reopening tests at …

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Hopes to Test Safety of Reopening Theatres, Starting With the London Palladium by Andrew Gans

The composer and theatre owner is adapting guidelines implemented at a production of The Phantom of the Opera in South Korea.

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Lloyd Webber plans to trial Covid-19 safety measures at London Palladium by Chris Wiegand

Airlocks, infrared cameras and remote temperature-taking all part of plan adapted from The Phantom of the Opera production in South Korea Andrew Lloyd Webber will use the London Palladium to…

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Plans London Palladium Test In July To Prove Theatres Can Reopen

Speaking on BBC Radio 4's Today programme this morning (19 June), composer Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber announced that he's going to run a reopening test at the London Palladium in July, inspire…

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Producer Cameron Mackintosh Slams British Government For Offering Theaters No “Practical Support”, Says West End ‘Hamilton’, ‘Phantom Of The by Greg Evans

Blasting the British government for what he says has been “no tangible practical support,” producer Cameron Mackintosh says his company’s West End productions of Hamilton, The Phantom …

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NEWS: Cameron Mackintosh announces West End closures until 2021, starts redundancy consultations by Press Releases

Cameron Mackintosh has delayed the return of his West End productions of Les Misérables, Mary Poppins, Hamilton and The Phantom of the Opera until as early as practical in 2021.

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Les Mis and Hamilton shut until 2021 as Cameron Mackintosh starts redundancy process by Chris Wiegand

West End producer also delays Mary Poppins and The Phantom of the Opera as consultation over possible job losses begins Four of London’s most successful stage musicals will not reopen unti…

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Hamilton, Les Misérables, Phantom & More Delay in the West End Through 2021 by Lindsey Sullivan

West End theaters remain shut down in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. As a result, producer Cameron Mackintosh, his producing partners and Delfont Mackintosh Theatres have announced that…

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RECAP: Former Christine Daaés in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Shared Their Audition Stories on STARS IN THE HOUSE

Stars in the House continued Tuesday afternoon (2pm) with Christine Daaé Day with Sierra Boggess, Patti Cohenour, Ali Ewoldt, Rebecca Luker and Gay Willis.

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Les Misérables, Mary Poppins, Hamilton and The Phantom of the Opera won’t reopen in the West End before 2021 by Sean McLoughlin

It is being reported that Sir Cameron Mackintosh is currently in consultation over possible redundancies for all employees on his

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Return of HAMILTON, LES MIS, PHANTOM, and MARY POPPINS Delayed Until 2021

Cameron Mackintosh, his producing partners and Delfont Mackintosh Theatres have made the decision to delay the return of their productions of Les Misérables, Mary Poppins, Hamilton and The …

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Stars in the House Welcomes The Phantom of the Opera Stars Ali Ewoldt, Rebecca Luker, Sierra Boggess, More by Andrew Gans

The June 16 live stream benefits the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.

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Odds & Ends: Hamilton Cast Album Hits a Milestone & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Hamilton Has Spent 246 Weeks on the Billboard 200 With armfuls of accolades and an eagerly anticipated filmed performance p…

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Friday, June 12, 2020

NEWS: Wales Millennium Centre closes til Jan with 250 roles affected; touring will suffer ‘for years to come’ by Terri Paddock

Wales Millennium Centre has announced that the venue will remain closed until at least January 2021, due to the devastating impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the theatre industry. Produc…

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

The phantom of the opera must be just as bewildered as the wildlife roaming the streets by Sean McLoughlin

A ghost light is an electric bulb left glowing, typically on stage, when a theatre is unoccupied and in the

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THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Continues to Run in Seoul With Safety Measures in Place

The Seoul run of The Phantom of the Opera is continuing to run amidst the health crisis.

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Saturday, June 6, 2020
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Why Is The Emerald City So White? by Mo Brady

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