ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER’S
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
IN A SPECTACULAR NEW PRODUCTION BY
AT THE ORPHEUM THEATRE NOVEMBER 29 – DECEMBER 10
TICKETS ON SALE MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 AT 10 AM
Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is currently on North American tour and stops in Memphis November 29 – December 10 at the Orpheum Theatre. 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 currently on tour.
Individual tickets will go on sale on Monday, September 25 at 10am and will be available for purchase online at the official Orpheum Theatre website, orpheum-memphis.com, the Orpheum Box Office (901.525.3000), and Ticketmaster. The Orpheum’s 2017-2018 Broadway Season is generously sponsored by Memphis Area Honda Dealers and SunTrust Bank.
For more information on the production and a video sneak peek, please 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.”
PHANTOM IS AN ENORMOUS HIT ALL OVER AGAIN!
“POWERFUL, GORGEOUS…AND BETTER THAN EVER.” –The Philadelphia Inquirer
“EXTRAORDINARILY OPULENT. THIS PHANTOM’S STORYTELLING AND RELATIONSHIPS HAVE AN ELECTRIFYING TENSION.” –Chicago Sun-Times
“AN INTENSE AND SPECTACULAR NEW PRODUCTION WITH A STUNNING NEW DESIGN, FRESH DRAMA AND ADDED MOMENTUM.” –Sunday Express (U.K.)
“TAKE A DEEP BREATH AND PREPARE TO BE DAZZLED.” –The Scotsman (U.K.)
“THIS PHANTOM IS FOR A NEW GENERATION.” -Roy Leonard, Chicago Now
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. Directed by Laurence Connor (who co-directed the new production of Les Misérables that just finished a hugely successful two and a half year revival on Broadway and will start a North American tour in the fall of 2017, directed the award-winning new production of Miss Saigon now playing on Broadway at the Broadway Theatre and beginning its national tour in 2018, and also directed the stage version of the movie School of Rock now playing at Broadway’s Winter Garden and in London’s West End at the New London Theatre), 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: 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.
The current company features Derrick Davis as the man behind the mask, ‘The Phantom,’ with Eva Tavares as ‘Christine Daaé, Jordan Craig as ‘Raoul,’ Trista Moldovan as ‘Carlotta Giudicelli,’ David Benoit as ‘Monsieur Firmin,’ Edward Staudenmayer as ‘Monsieur André,’ Kristie Dale Sanders as ‘Madame Giry,’ Phumzile Sojola as ‘Ubaldo Piangi’ and Emily Ramirez as ‘Meg Giry.
The Ensemble includes Adam Bashian, Stephen Mitchell Brown, Daniella Dalli, Tynan Davis, Dan Debenport, Mark Emerson, Jordan Ensign, Emma Grimsley, Robert Anthony Jones, Edward Juvier, Ted Keener, Jay Lusteck, Adryan Moorefield, Sarah Mossman, Constantine Pappas, Herb Porter, Adam Rogers, Travis Taylor, Carmen Vass, Jessica Wagner and Victor Wallace. The Corps de Ballet includes McKenna Birmingham, Sarah DeBiase, Julie Eicher, Daniela Filippone, Abigail Mentzer, Lily Rose Peck, Ally Taylor Sacks and Tara Sweeney.
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.
TITLE: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
EVENT TYPE: Broadway
DESCRIPTION: Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera will return to Memphis as part of its North American Tour. Critics are raving that this breathtaking production is “bigger and better than ever before” and features a brilliant new scenic design by Paul Brown, Tony Award®-winning original costume design by Maria Björnson, lighting design by Tony Award®-winner Paule Constable, new choreography by Scott Ambler, and new staging by director Laurence Connor. The production, overseen by Matthew Bourne and Cameron Mackintosh, boasts many exciting special effects including the show’s legendary chandelier. The beloved story and thrilling score — with songs like “Music of the Night,” “All I Ask Of You,” and “Masquerade” — will be performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this Phantom one of the largest productions now on tour.
VENUE: Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main Street, Memphis TN 38103
DATES: November 29 – December 10, 2017
• Wednesday, November 29, 2017 7:30 PM
• Thursday, November 30, 2017 7:30 PM
• Friday, December 1, 2017 8:00 PM
• Saturday, December 2, 2017 2:00 PM
• Saturday, December 2, 2017 8:00 PM
• Sunday, December 3, 2017 1:00 PM
• Sunday, December 3, 2017 6:30 PM
• Tuesday, December 5, 2017 7:30 PM
• Wednesday, December 6, 2017 7:30 PM
• Thursday, December 7, 2017 7:30 PM
• Friday, December 8, 2017 8:00 PM
• Saturday, December 9, 2017 2:00 PM
• Saturday, December 9, 2017 8:00 PM
• Sunday, December 10, 2017 1:00 PM
• Sunday, December 10, 2017 6:30 PM
TICKETS: $24 -$129
BOX OFFICE: 901.525.3000
GROUP SALES: 901.529.4226