Phantom Opens in Mexico City, Dec. 16

News   Phantom Opens in Mexico City, Dec. 16 Produced by OCESA and Morris Gilbert, Andrew Lloyd Webber's international mega-hit El Fantasma de la Opera (The Phantom of the Opera) will finally premiere in Mexico City Dec. 16, 1999, at the Teatro Alameda 1 for an open-ended run.

Produced by OCESA and Morris Gilbert, Andrew Lloyd Webber's international mega-hit El Fantasma de la Opera (The Phantom of the Opera) will finally premiere in Mexico City Dec. 16, 1999, at the Teatro Alameda 1 for an open-ended run.

Starring as the Phantom will be Saulo Vasconcelos (Jesus Christ Superstar), Irasema Terrazas (Master Class) Christine and singer José Joel (formerly known as José Sosa) as Raoul.

Harold Prince is directing this production, which will be performed in Spanish. Lights, props, sets, wigs and some costumes come to Mexico directly from the recently closed Toronto production of Phantom.

OCESA co-produced the Mexican premiere of Disney's Beauty and the Beast and, in association with Morris Gilbert, co-produced shows including the successful Mexican premiere of Rent, currently playing at the Teatro Alameda 2 in Mexico City. Future plans for OCESA and Gilbert include a revival of Man of la Mancha and the Mexican premiere of Les Misérables

Tickets are available through Ticketmaster at 011-52-53-25-90-00.