The world renowned musical, “The Phantom Of the Opera” set on the stage of the well-known Paris Opera house of 1911, has stepped into the Adrienne Arsht Center with the same phenomenal story, but with a stunning and elaborate make-over. After completing its glorious sold out tour of the United Kingdom, this musical sweeps through and grabs your soul with the favorable score written by the brilliant Andrew Lloyd Webber who has won seven Tony Awards, three Grammy Awards, and a Golden Globe just to name a few.
This musical, which is based on the book “Le Fantome de L’Opera,” written by Gaston Leroux, is loosely inspired by the mysterious events that were reported to have taken place in the Paris Opera concerning a “Phantom.” The Phantom, played by Chris Mann who was chosen as a finalist on “The Voice,” delivers acclaimed favorites such as “The Music of the Night,” “Till I Hear You Sing,” and the powerful “The Phantom of the Opera” which is of course accompanied with the chilling taunt of the pipe organ. Katie Travis who plays Christine Daae’, nails her performance with a delicate spirit and does not disappoint as the soprano who executes the infamous high note in E6 in the song “The Phantom of the Opera” with ease. Storm Lineberger, who plays Raoul Christine’s childhood friend, sings with convincing passion; and Jacqueline Fontaine, who plays the role of Carlotta Giudicelli, performs with a strong voice and has excellent comedic timing. An added bonus to this amazing production, is the astonishing “chandelier” that makes a 3-D appearance for certain audience members.
The spectacular and stunning new set design by Paul Brown, lighting design by Tony Award winning Paule Constable, original costume design by Tony Award winner Maria Bjornson, all new choreography by Scott Ambler, and new staging by director Laurence Connor, all contribute to a mind blowing deliverance. Don’t miss out on this production of “The Phantom of the Opera” while in South Florida from February 26 – March 6, 2016. This story of obsession and heartbreak will definitely move you and clearly displays why this musical is known to be the longest running show on Broadway!
For tickets and more information, call (305) 949-6722 or visit www.arshtcenter.org.
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
1300 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33132
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