Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera, the longest-running show in Broadway history, celebrated its 30th Anniversary last night, January 24, 2018.
Directed by Harold Prince, this is the only show on Broadway to have reached this milestone.
Co-hosted by Sierra Boggess and Imogen Lloyd Webber a special post-show onstage presentation featuring musical numbers by surprise guest artists such as Sarah Brightman .
The Phantom of the Opera is in it’s fourth decade, playing 12,500 performances to 18 million people at The Majestic Theatre (247 West 44th Street).
Phantom has more than $1.1 billion.
Platinum-selling Swedish recording artist Peter Jöback. Mr. Jöback earned rave reviews in London (2012), New York (2013) and two sold out engagements in his native Stockholm (2016). Mr. Jöback’s strictly limited return is through Saturday, March 31.
Mr. Jöback stars with Ali Ewoldt as ‘Christine’ and Rodney Ingram as ‘Raoul.’ Ms. Ewoldt made history in June 2016 when she became the first Asian-American actress to play the role of ‘Christine.’ Mr. Ingram, a dual citizen of the United State and Mexico, made headlines in April 2017 when he joined the cast as ‘Raoul.’
The musical also co-stars Laird Mackintosh as ‘Monsieur André,’ Craig Bennett as ‘Monsieur Firmin,’ Raquel Suarez Groen as ‘Carlotta,’ Carlton Moe as ‘Piangi,’ Maree Johnson as ‘Madame Giry’ and Kara Klein as ‘Meg Giry.’ At certain performances, Kaley Ann Voorhees plays the role of ‘Christine.’