Sierra Boggess Will Join Broadway Cast of Phantom the Opera in 2013
By Andrew Gans
Sierra Boggess, who originated the role of Christine in London's Love Never Dies, the sequel to Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, will join the Broadway company of the latter in January 2013 for a limited engagement as Christine Daaé.
￼Her appearance will coincide with the long-running musical's 25th anniversary. Boggess' history with the musical began when she originated the role of Christine in the revised Las Vegas production in 2006. She also played Christine for the London production’s 25th anniversary, which was marked by a special staging at The Royal Albert Hall in October 2011. The actress is currently starring in Cameron Mackintosh’s original, record-breaking London production of Les Misérables as Fantine.
She’ll join the Broadway cast of Phantom the week of Jan. 21, 2013, for a strictly limited engagement.
The Broadway production’s 25th anniversary will be marked by a Special Gala Performance the night of Jan. 26, 2013. While many of the evening’s details are being kept under wraps, the special night will begin with an early 6:30 PM performance at The Majestic Theatre. Details for the performance and celebration, including all additional casting, will be announced in the coming weeks.
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