Phantom – The Las Vegas Spectacular played its 1,000th performance Aug. 25 at The Venetian Resort.
The Nevada production, which is 90 minutes long and more "environmental" — the venue is decorated to be the Paris Opera House — than any other production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber hit, has run more than two years.
Harold Prince directs, as he did all other worldwide productions.
This lavish production plays eight times a week at The Venetian. Anthony Crivello stars in the title role. According to the producers, "From the moment you enter the magnificent custom-built theatre you are immersed in the storied Paris Opera House and become part of The Phantom's world. Featuring every beloved Andrew Lloyd Webber song from the original, spectacular sets, new effects, and a breathtaking chandelier experience, Phantom is an only-in-Vegas experience."
Phantom at The Venetian is produced by The Really Useful Theatre Company Inc. and BASE Entertainment. Book and music are by Lloyd Webber, lyrics are by Charles Hart, with additional book and lyrics by Richard Stilgoe, drawing on the Gaston Leroux novel.
The company includes Anthony Crivello (The Phantom of
the Opera), Kristi Holden
(Christine Daaé), Amanda Huddleston (Christine Daaè Alternate), Andrew Ragone
(Raoul, Vicomte de Chagny), Lawson Skala (Monsieur Firmin), John Leslie Wolfe (Monsieur André), Geena Jeffries Mattox
(Carlotta Giudicelli), Tina Walsh
(Madame Giry), Larry Wayne
Morbitt (Ubaldo Piangi), Brianne Kelly Morgan (Meg Giry), Amelia Firon Abrahams (Dancer), Jordan Ashley (Ballet Chorus), Bradley Benjamin (Ballet Chorus),
Jan Jon Bourg (Flunky/Stagehand),
Eric D Braun (Swing/Stuntman/Fight Captain/Stunt Captain), Doug Carfrae (Ensemble/Lefevre
Dance Captain), Maureen Dodson
Understudy), Bruce Ewing
Jason Forbach (Hairdresser/Marksman/Understudy Raoul and Reyer), Bonnie Fraser (Princess "Hannibal"/ Christine Understudy),
Raoul Understudy), Marcia Cope Hart (Ensemble/Madame
Giry Understudy), Steven Hood (Male Swing), Michael Lackey (Ensemble/Auctioneer
Luke Lazzaro (Slave Master), Jacob Moody (Stagehand), Erina Noda
(Dancer), Kevan Patriquin
(Stunt Man), Justin Peck
(Ballet Swing), Stephen Perry Price
Understudy), Nicole Pryor
Wardrobe Mistress), Rebekah Raun
Understudy), Marc Cedric Smith
(Don Attilio, Passarino),
Joan Sobel (Ensemble/Madame
Understudy), Arsenia Soto
(Wild Woman), Deana Villei
(Dancer), Scott Watanabe (Joseph Buquet/
Stagehand/Fireman), Danielle White (Ensemble/Carlotta
Understudy), Donald Williams
Phantom performs at The Venetian Resort – Hotel – Casino on Monday and Saturday at 7 & 9:30 PM and Tuesday-Friday at 7 PM (dark Sunday). Tickets are available by calling the Venetian box office at (866) 641-7469 or (702) 414-9000, or online at www.Venetian.com.
For groups of ten or more, call (702) 785-5394. For more information visit www.phantomlasvegas.com.
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