Jon Robyns (Les Misérables, Hamilton) steps into the title role of the West End production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera beginning April 3 at Her Majesty's Theatre.
Robyns, who succeeds Earl Carpenter, joins a cast that also features Holly-Anne Hull as Christine, Matt Blaker as Raoul, Kelly Glyptis as Carlotta, Matt Harrop as Monsieur Firmin, Adam Linstead as Monsieur André, Greg Castiglioni as Ubaldo Piangi, Francesca Ellis as Madame Giry, and Ellie Young as Meg Giry. Paige Blankson is the alternate Christine Daaé.
The Phantom of the Opera has music by Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Charles Hart, additional lyrics by Richard Stilgoe, and a book by Stilgoe and Lloyd Webber, based on the novel Le Fantôme de l’Opera by Gaston Leroux.
The musical also has orchestrations by David Cullen and Lloyd Webber, music supervision by Simon Lee, production design by Maria Björnson, set design adapted by Matt Kinley with associate costume design by Jill Parker, lighting by Andrew Bridge, associate lighting design by Warren Letton, and sound by Mick Potter. The musical staging and choreography are by Gillian Lynne, recreated and adapted by Chrissie Cartwright. Originally directed by Harold Prince, this production is directed by Seth Sklar-Heyn.
The Phantom of the Opera is produced by Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group Ltd.