The London production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre will welcome several new cast members in the coming months.
Holly-Anne Hull, who has been the Christine Daaé alternate since 2021, will take over the role full-time beginning January 23, while Paige Blankson will join the cast as the alternate Christine Daaé February 13, playing the role at certain performances.
On April 3 the production will welcome a new masked man when Jon Robyns (Les Misérables, Hamilton) steps into the title role. The production also announced that Earl Carpenter will play a return engagement as the Phantom February 13-April 1.
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The company currently features Killian Donnelly as The Phantom, Lucy St. Louis as Christine Daaé, Matt Harrop as 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.
The cast is completed by Hollie Aires, Connor Carson, Corina Clark, Michelle Cornelius, Edward Court, Lily De-La-Haye, Hywel Dowsell, Serina Faull, James Gant, Eilish Harmon-Beglan, Emma Harris, Yukina Hasebe, Thomas Holdsworth, Olivia Holland-Rose, Jacob Hughes, Grace Hume, James Hume, Tim Morgan, Michael Robert-Lowe, Eve Shanu-Wilson, Tim Southgate, Anouk Van Laake, Jasmine Wallis, Ralph Watts, Skye Weiss, Simon Whitaker, Lizzie Wofford, and Andrew York.
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.