As The Phantom of the Opera heads into its 33rd year, Andrew Lloyd Webber and producer Chris Mackintosh have announced a new cast for the show at Her Majesty’s Theatre in Haymarket, London.
West End and Broadway performer Tim Howar will play The Phantom for an initial run following his recent triumph as Freddie Trumper in Chess at the London Coliseum.
In addition to his theatre roles, Tim has been the lead vocalist with Mike and the Mechanics since 2010, touring with them worldwide.
Also joining the cast will be Kimberly Blake as Carlotta Giudicelli and Ross Dawes as Monsieur Firmin.
Continuing in the show will be Kelly Mathieson as Christine Daaé, Jeremy Taylor as Raoul, Amy Manford as the alternate Christine Daaé, Scott Davies as the standby Phantom and many more.
Cameron Mackintosh said: “Tim Howar’s exciting vocal take on the iconic score of the Phantom brings a contemporary fresh approach to this legendary role which blew us away at his audition.”
History of the show
On 1st January 2018, The Phantom of the Opera celebrated its 13,000th performance. It became the longest running show in Broadway history on in January 2006 when it celebrated its 7,486th performance, surpassing the previous record holder Cats.
It has now won over 70 major theatre awards, including seven Tony’s on Broadway and four Olivier Awards in the West End, and is one of the highest grossing musicals of all time.
The Phantom of the Opera is currently booking at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London from 3rd September- 8th December 2018 and is also showing in New York, Budapest, and on tour in the US.
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