World news – The musical Phantom of the Opera returns to Australia for the first time since 2007


The Phantom of the Opera premieres for the Australian audience for the first time since 2007 later this year.

It has been announced that a revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit musical will be for a new season in Sydney in September Opera House opens.

The show is produced by Opera Australia and performed by a cast and orchestra of 65 people. This makes it one of the greatest music productions in Australian history.

Based on the classic novel, The Phantom of the Opera tells “the story of a masked figure who lurks under the catacombs of the Paris Opera House and exercises a reign of terror over all who it « 

 » He falls madly in love with an innocent young soprano, Christine, and is dedicated to creating a new star by promoting her extraordinary talents and using all methods available to him. « 

That Audience awaits iconic songs like « The Music of the Night », « All I Ask of You » and « Masquerade ».

Australian musical theater artist and classic crossover artist Josh Piterman will perform his coveted role as The Phantom for Sydney -Returning shows after wowing audiences in London before the pandemic shut down UK production.

« Words can’t describe how I feel i n this Sydney Opera House season of The Phantom of the Opera, « he said in a statement.

 » The role of The Phantom was really a lifelong dream of mine and putting on the mask on the West End stage in Such a legendary production was magical in every way.

“Experiencing the global impact of the pandemic, especially on the theater industry, last year has been difficult for so many, which makes it an even greater honor to be now The Phantom Being able to play at home to revitalize our industry and bring people back to our theaters, « said Josh.

The NSW government funded the production through their tourism and major events agency Destination NSW.

The musical is expected to attract more than 10,000 visitors to Sydney, who will spend nearly $ 6.14 million during their stay.

Tickets to the Phantom of the Opera will go on sale in April. The fans are asked to put themselves on the waiting list.

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The Phantom of the Opera begins the new season at the Sydney Opera House


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