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Winner of 7 Tony Awards

Closed April 27, 2014

The new version of "The Phantom of the Opera" boasts inventive staging, stronger presentation of the story and warmer orchestrations that don't seem to be relying so heavily on 1980s synthesizers.

Orlando Sentinel

Why See Phantom Of The Opera?

See Broadway's longest running show, on tour!

In 1986, Andrew Lloyd Webber opened his newest hit, the powerful and haunting Phantom of the Opera, an electronic rock musical based on Gaston Leroux's 1910 book of the same name. The sweeping supernatural romance has since gone on to capture the public's imagination and embed itself in popular culture. As Broadway's longest running show, this Eighties juggernaut is still breaking records and in 2013 celebrated it's 10,400th performance!

Join Phantom as it moves into a new era, with an updated production that is ready to thrill audiences across America when it hits the Rochester Auditorium Theatre in Rochester, NY, Closed April 27, 2014

The Paris Opera, 1881...

Hidden in the tunnels deep below the Paris Opera resides a deformed musical genius who stalks the halls and terrorizes the company from the rafters. With his half-covered by his famous white mask, his only happiness comes from tutoring the beautiful, orphaned chorus girl Christine Daae, with whom he has an enduring obsession. Unseen, he teaches the young ingenue to sing 'The Music of the Night.' As her 'Angel of Music', Christine blossoms and steps out of the chorus line onto center stage.

When Christine becomes engaged to another man, the Phantom is driven wild with jealousy and will stop at nothing to have her for himself, even resorting to murder. And so begins a tantalizing tale of forbidden love and supernatural adventure so exciting that over 130 million people worldwide have lost their hearts and minds to the drama.

Did you know?

To achieve the spooky atmosphere of the Phantom's underground lair, the crew use more than 500lbs of dry ice and 10 fog and smoke machines at every performance. Brrrrrr!

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Opening night: 16 April 2014


Recommended for children aged 10 and older

Run time

Two hours 30 minutes with one 15-minute intermission

Cast and Creative


Chris Mann as The Phantom (through October 19)
Derrick Davis as The Phantom (from October 20)
Katie Travis as Christine Daae
Celia Hottenstein as Christine Daae at some performances /Princess
Storm Lineberger as Raoul, Vicomte de Chagny
Jacquelynne Fontaine as Carlotta Giudicelli
David Benoit as Monsieur Firmin
Edward Staudenmayer as Monsieur Andre
Anne Kanengeiser as Madame Giry
Frank Viveros as Ubaldo Piangi
Morgan Cowling as Meg Giry
Krista Buccellato as Princess


Book: Richard Stilgoe and Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber

Music: Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber

Lyrics: Charles Hart, Richard Stilgoe

Director: Laurence Connor

Choreographer: Gillian Lynne


Best Musical
Director (Hal Prince)
Sets (Maria Bjornson)
Costumes (Maria Bjornson)
Lighting (Andrew Bridge)

Best Direction (Hal Prince)
Actor in a Musical (Michael Crawford)
Best Music (Andrew Lloyd Webber)
Best Orchestration (David Cullen and Andrew Lloyd Webber)
Best Scenery (Maria Bjornson)
Best Costumes (Maria Bjornson)
Best Lighting (Andrew Bridge)

Best Musical
Best Design (Maria Bjornson)

What you thought

204 reviews, average rating: (4.5 Stars)

4.5 star rating

Mike: “The best show on earth”

This is the best broadway you will ever see in your life...was into the... more

Nicole: “Absolutely Wonderful!”

I am 35, visited NY for the first time and being a fan of the 1943 version... more

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