Broadway's Phantom of the Opera Launches First-Ever Ticket Lottery

News   Broadway's Phantom of the Opera Launches First-Ever Ticket Lottery
In honor of the 28th anniversary of Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera, the musical's producers have launched its first-ever ticket lottery, a Daily Digital Lottery. Tickets are priced $28 each.

Entries can be submitted each day at

For matinee performances, entries must be submitted by 11 AM; for evening performances by 3 PM. Winners, who may purchase up to two tickets, will be notified via email or text by 11:30 AM for matinees and 3:30 PM for evenings. Winners must bring a photo ID to claim their tickets at the box office at least two hours before the performance. The lottery will be good for all eight of the musical’s weekly performances. The front row of the orchestra section is among the ticket locations.

Based on the classic novel "Le Fantôme de L’Opéra" by Gaston Leroux, Phantom, according to press notes, "tells the story of a masked figure who lurks beneath the catacombs of the Paris Opera House, exercising a reign of terror over all who inhabit it. He falls madly in love with an innocent young soprano, Christine, and devotes himself to creating a new star by nurturing her extraordinary talents and by employing all of the devious methods at his command."

The musical currently stars James Barbour (The Phantom), Julia Udine (Christine) and Jeremy Hays (Raoul) and co-stars Laird Mackintosh (Monsieur André), Craig Bennett (Monsieur André), Michele McConnell (Carlotta), Ellen Harvey (Madame Giry), Christian Šebek (Piangi) and Kara Klein (Meg Giry).

The Phantom of the Opera, which is produced by Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group, has music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and is directed by Harold Prince. Lyrics are by Charles Hart (with additional lyrics by Richard Stilgoe) and the book is by Richard Stilgoe and Andrew Lloyd Webber. The musical has production design by the late Maria Björnson, lighting by Andrew Bridge and sound design by Mick Potter with original sound by Martin Levan. Musical staging and choreography are by Gillian Lynne. Orchestrations are by David Cullen and Andrew Lloyd Webber.

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