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To mark its 25th Anniversary year, Andrew Lloyd
Webber and Cameron Mackintosh present 'The Phantom of the Opera' in a fully-staged, lavish production, set in the sumptuous Victorian splendor of the Royal Albert Hall. Audiences are invited to join the celebration when a live broadcast of the staged production hits U.S. theaters this fall. Presented by NCM Fathom and Omniverse Vision, The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall event will be broadcast to select theaters for an exclusive four-night run beginning with the LIVE broadcast on Sunday, October 2 at 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT; followed by pre-recorded broadcasts on Wednesday, October 5; Thursday, October 6 and one final encore on Tuesday, October 11 at 7:30 p.m. local time. More than 200 original and current cast members will pay special tribute to 'the music of the night' performing breathtaking songs such as 'Masquerade,' 'Angel of Music,' 'All I Ask of You,' 'The Phantom of the Opera,' and more.
Tickets for The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall are available at participating box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com. For a complete list of theater locations and prices, please visit the website (theaters and participants may be subject to change).
The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall will star Ramin Karimloo as 'The Phantom' and Sierra Boggess as 'Christine.' They will be joined by Barry James as 'Monsieur Firmin,' Gareth Snook as 'Monsieur Andr?,' Liz Robertson as 'Madame Giry' and Wynne Evans as 'Piangi,' together with a cast and orchestra of more than 200 including special guest appearances.
The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall, will be shown in select movie theaters through NCM's exclusive Digital Broadcast Network. The concert will also be broadcast in cinemas throughout the UK and Europe, as well as Japan and Australia.
'Following the success of Fathom's 'Les Miserables in Concert - The 25th Anniversary Event' in theaters last November, Broadway fans won't want to miss this extraordinary opportunity to see another magical performance in celebration of Broadway's biggest show,' said Dan Diamond, senior vice president of NCM Fathom.
'The Phantom of the Opera' by Andrew Lloyd Webber first opened in 1986 at Her Majesty's Theatre and is based on the French novel Le Fant?me de l'Op?ra. Worldwide, 'The Phantom of the Opera' has grossed over $5.6 billion. The box office revenues are higher than any film or stage play in history, including 'Titanic,' 'ET' and 'Star Wars.' It has been seen in 145 cities in 27 countries and played to more than 130 million people. The show has won more than 50 major theatre awards, including seven Tony and three Olivier Awards in the West End. It is currently showing in London, New York, Budapest, Las Vegas, and Kyoto. In 2006, it became Broadway's longest running show ever.