Broadway's certified hottest ticket The Phantom of the Opera is celebrating the 75th birthday of its composer, Andrew Lloyd Webber, with a special one-night-only Playbill at the Majestic Theatre March 22. The special cover is only available to theatregoers at the March 22 performance and for purchase at the Playbill Store.
Get a first look at the special program cover below:
The long-running musical will play its final performance at the Majestic Theatre April 16, but Broadway isn't saying goodbye to Lloyd Webber. His newest musical, Bad Cinderella, opens at the Imperial March 23.
The New York Phantom production currently stars Ben Crawford as The Phantom, Emilie Kouatchou as Christine, Paul Adam Schaefer as Raoul (John Riddle returns to the role April 3), Nehal Joshi as Monsieur André, Craig Bennett as Monsieur Firmin, Raquel Suarez Groen as Carlotta Giudicelli, Maree Johnson as Madame Giry, Carlton Moe as Ubaldo Piangi, and Sara Esty as Meg Giry. At certain performances, Julia Udine plays the role of Christine.
The ensemble features Giselle O. Alvarez, Polly Baird, Janinah Burnett, Xiaoxiao Cao, Kanisha Marie Feliciano, David Michael Garry, Chris Georgetti, Kelly Jeanne Grant, Satomi Hofmann, Ayaka Kamei, Ted Keegan, Kfir, Kelly Loughran, Scott Mikita, Greg Mills, Trista Moldovan, Justin Peck, Richard Poole, Lindsay Roberts, Janet Saia, Paul Adam Schaefer, Carly Blake Sebouhian, Jeremy Stolle, Carrington Vilmont, Jim Weitzer, Elizabeth Welch, and Erica Wong.
Since opening in London in 1986, The Phantom of the Opera has played to over 145 million people in 183 cities in 17 languages, running for over 30 years in the West End and on Broadway. Phantom has received over 70 major theatre awards, including seven Tonys and four Oliviers.
To order the Andrew Lloyd Webber birthday The Phantom of the Opera Playbill, visit PlaybillStore.com.