The Artist Series Brings Phantom of the Opera

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Tickets for Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera will go on sale November 22, 2015 for the premiere Jacksonville engagement at the Times-Union Center’s Moran Theater.



With newly reinvented staging and stunning scenic design, this new version of Phantom is performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this one of the largest productions on tour in North America.  To purchase tickets, visit fscjartistseries.org, call (904) 442-2929 or visit our box office from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday - Friday. Ticket prices start at $38.50.
 
For more information on the production and a video sneak peek, visit www.ThePhantomOfTheOpera.com/ustour/ or fscjartistseries.org.
                       
Andrew Lloyd Webber said, “It’s wonderful to have a new production of Phantom touring America now that the show has celebrated 27 years on Broadway.  Director Laurence Connor has done an amazing job and this production has received huge critical acclaim in the U.K.”
 
Cameron Mackintosh said, “With Phantom still the reigning champion as the longest-running production on Broadway after 27 phenomenal years, with no end in sight, I’m delighted that this spectacular new production of Phantom has been as well-received in the U.S. as the brilliant original. With an exciting new design and staging, retaining Maria Björnson’s amazing costumes, the new Phantom is thrilling audiences and critics alike all over again – the music of the night is soaring to dazzling new heights.”
 
Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera is presented by Cameron Mackintosh, The Really Useful Group, and NETworks Presentations. Directed by Laurence Connor (who co-directed the new production of Les Misérables currently running on Broadway and around the world, as well as the award-winning new production of Miss Saigon now playing in London, and is currently working on a stage version of the movie School of Rock which opens at Broadway’s Winter Garden Theatre in December this year), with choreography by Scott Ambler, set design by Paul Brown, Tony Award®-winning original costume design by Maria Björnson, lighting design by Tony Award®-winner Paule Constable, sound design by Mick Potter, and musical supervision by John Rigby.  The production is overseen by Matthew Bourne and Cameron Mackintosh. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; lyrics by Charles Hart (with additional lyrics by Richard Stilgoe); book by Richard Stilgoe and Andrew Lloyd Webber; orchestrations by David Cullen and Andrew Lloyd Webber.
 
Based on the classic novel Le Fantôme de L’Opéra by Gaston Leroux, The Phantom of the Opera tells the story of a masked figure who lurks beneath the catacombs of the Paris Opera House, exercising a reign of terror over all who inhabit it.  He falls madly in love with an innocent young soprano, Christine, and devotes himself to creating a new star by nurturing her extraordinary talents and by employing all of the devious methods at his command.
 
Cameron Mackintosh’s brilliant original production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera continues performances at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London and in its recording-breaking run at the Majestic Theatre on Broadway and many other cities around the world.
 
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PHANTOM IS AN ENORMOUS HIT ALL OVER AGAIN!
 
“POWERFUL, GORGEOUS…AND BETTER THAN EVER.”
-The Philadelphia Inquirer
 
“EXTRAORDINARILY OPULENT.  THIS PHANTOM’S STORYTELLING AND RELATIONSHIPS HAVE AN ELECTRIFYING TENSION.”
-Chicago Sun-Times
 
“AN INTENSE AND SPECTACULAR NEW PRODUCTION WITH A STUNNING NEW DESIGN, FRESH DRAMA AND ADDED MOMENTUM.” -Sunday Express (U.K.)
 
“TAKE A DEEP BREATH AND PREPARE TO BE DAZZLED; THIS KIND OF GORGEOUS ESCAPISM IS EXACTLY WHAT AUDIENCES NEED.” -The Scotsman (U.K.)
 
“THIS PHANTOM IS FOR A NEW GENERATION.”
-Roy Leonard, Chicago Now