Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall Will Be Screened Live at NYC's Ziegfeld; Additional Locations Set

News   Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall Will Be Screened Live at NYC's Ziegfeld; Additional Locations Set The special 25th anniversary staging of The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall will be broadcast live in a host of theatres across the globe Oct. 2, including New York City's Ziegfeld Theatre.

Ramin Karimloo and Sierra Boggess
Ramin Karimloo and Sierra Boggess Photo by Catherine Ashmore

New York City cinemas presenting the live 2 PM ET screening include the Ziegfeld, as well as Empire 25 with IMAX, Bay Plaza 13, Kips Bay 15 with IMAX, Union Square Stadium 14, First and 62nd Cinemas and Chelsea Cinema.

Fathom Events and Omniverse Vision partner to present the live global broadcast. Additional encore screenings are scheduled for Oct. 5, 6 and 11 at 7:30 PM.

Visit FathomEvents for a complete U.S. listing for Phantom.

The sold-out Oct. 1-2 London performances of Phantom, which will transform Royal Albert Hall to conjure Maria Björnson's original stage designs, will be directed by Laurence Connor and feature choreography and musical staging by Gillian Lynne. The event celebrates the 25th anniversary of the musical's London premiere and promises a cast and orchestra of over 200 individuals and special guests.

The special presentation of Phantom will also be released Nov. 14 on DVD, Blu-ray, CD and digital download. It will be released in Australia and New Zealand Dec. 8. A four-CD and DVD Collectors' box set is also planned.

Ramin Karimloo and Sierra Boggess, who originated the roles of Phantom and Christine in Lloyd Webber's Phantom sequel Love Never Dies in London in 2010, star. Karimloo is a veteran of the London Phantom, while Boggess opened the 2006 Las Vegas production.

The cast will also feature Barry James as Monsieur Firman, Gareth Snook as Monsieur André, Liz Robertson as Madame Giry and Wynne Evans as Piangi. Cameron Mackintosh produces the special three-concert event.

As previously reported, Lloyd Webber will film the Melbourne production of Love Never Dies Sept. 12-15 for future DVD release.

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