New Version of ‘Phantom’ Headed to U.S.

Starting this fall, a re-imagining of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s megahit “Phantom of the Opera” could be rolling into your city. The newest version of the musical first debuted in March 2012 at Plymouth, England, followed by a successful U.K. tour. So far the American leg of the tour has announced 20 engagements, with a complete schedule to be announced in the coming weeks. This reinterpretation of “Phantom” was directed by Laurence Connor, choreographed by Scott Ambler with set and lighting design by Paul Brown and Paule Constable, respectively. The productions will be managed by Matthew Bourne and Cameron Mackintosh. In addition, the Tony Award-winning costume designs by the late Maria Bjornson from the original show will be used. “After a glorious celebration last month of the 25 phenomenal years on Broadway with no end in sight, I’m delighted to be able to bring this dazzling new production of ‘Phantom’—which
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