Phantom Tour to Welcome Adams to Title Role June 11

News   Phantom Tour to Welcome Adams to Title Role June 11 Richard Todd Adams will don the mask of the national tour of The Phantom of the Opera starting June 11 in Sacramento, CA.

The Harold Prince staging of Andrew Lloyd Webber's international hit musical plays Sacramento's Community Center Theatre through June 14 before moving on to Tulsa, OK; San Diego; Portland, OR; Seattle; and beyond.

Also featured in the cast are Marni Raab as the young soprano, Christine; Greg Mills as Raoul, Vicomte de Chagny; Kim Stengel as Carlotta Giudicelli; D.C. Anderson as Monsieur André; Bruce Winant as Monsieur Firmin; Nancy Hess as Madame Giry; John Whitney as Ubaldo Piangi; and Jessi Ehrlich as Meg. At certain performances, Kelly Jeanne Grant plays the role of Christine.

Adams rejoins the national tour of The Phantom of the Opera as the Phantom having previously played Raoul nearly ten years ago. On Broadway he appeared in Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Woman in White as Percival Glyde and in the ensemble of Boublil and Schönberg's The Pirate Queen. He has appeared in several Off-Broadway productions, including Michael John LaChiusa's Little Fish at Second Stage, David Friedman's Listen to my Heart at Studio 54, and the 2000 revival of Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill.

Regionally, he played Javert in Les Misérables, the title role(s) in Jekyll and Hyde, the title role in The Scarlet Pimpernel, Father in Ragtime, Dickinson in 1776 and Ravenal in Show Boat. Also a classical pianist, he toured across the United States and Canada as Ted in the comedy 2 Pianos, 4 Hands.

Adams succeeds Jason Mills in the role of The Phantom. For more information visit the official The Phantom of the Opera website at www.thephantomoftheopera.com.