The Phantom of the Opera has announced new casting for the West End production.

The show first opened at Her Majesty’s Theatre in 1986 and is the second longest-running musical in West End history behind Les Misérables and the third longest-running show overall afer The Mousetrap. The show has played to over 160 million people, in 46 countries and 195 cities in 21 languages.

The cast welcomes Dean Chisnall, who recently played Jean Valjean in Les Misérables, as the Phantom, Joanna Ampil (Miss Saigon) as Carlotta Giudicelli, Martin Ball (Beauty and the Beast) as Monsieur Firmin, Helen Hobson (Come From Away) as Madame Giry and Millie Lyon (West End and professional debut) as Meg Giry.

Continuing their roles in the show will be Lily Kerhoas as Christine Daaé, Joe Griffiths-Brown as Raoul, Adam Linstead as Monsieur André and David Kristopher-Brown as Ubaldo Piangi. At certain performances the role of Christine Daaé will be played by Eve Shanu-Wilson, who is currently the understudy in the show.

Also joining the company are Anya Alindada, Lily Allen-Dodd, George Arvidson, Embla Bishop, David Burilin, Fergus Dale, Emily George, Molly Hall, Will Hawksworth, Nicholas Hepher, Mandy Kwan, Jess Michelmore and Johnny Randall.

The cast is completed by Leonard Cook, Colleen Rose Curran, Michael Colbourne, Hywel Dowsell, Connor Ewing, Serina Faull, Florence Fowler, James Gant, Melanie Gowie, Samuel Haughton, Eilish Harmon-Beglan, Janet Mooney, Tim Morgan, Zoë Soleil Vallée, Jasmine Wallis and Victoria Ward.

All new cast members will begin performances on 29 July 2024.

The Phantom of the Opera is based on the novel Le Fantôme de l’Opera by Gaston Leroux and features music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Charles Hart and a book by Richard Stilgoe.

Book your Phantom of the Opera tickets now online via the LSBO website or visit our box office in Leicester Square.

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