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Phantom of the Opera

'At This Performance': An Interview With Eric Ruiz Of 'Phantom Of The Opera'

John Malik | Posted 05.28.2014 | Entertainment
John Malik

When he recounts his journey from a theater-smitten teenager to the Peace Center, it's understandable why he would need a tissue.

This Is The Epic 'Phantom' Medley You've Been Waiting For

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 05.16.2014 | Arts

Do you have a passion for Broadway musicals, but find yourself unable to attend due to the cost or location? If so, then we have the perfect solution ...

Broadway Welcomes First Black 'Phantom' Lead

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 05.13.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — A thunderous standing ovation congratulated Norm Lewis as he became the first black actor to take on the title role in Broadway's "T...

Broadway Sees Gains For Black Audiences, Actors

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 06.28.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — Early one Sunday this month, 56 people boarded a bus in a suburb of Washington, D.C., to make the trip to Broadway to see a play. T...

Think of Me: Phantom and the Importance of Casting

Cara Joy David | Posted 05.29.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

When it was announced last week that Sierra Boggess and Norm Lewis would step into The Phantom of the Opera this May, most of the press was about the fact that Lewis was to become the first black Phantom on Broadway. I didn't care about that.

'Phantom Of The Opera' Makes History!

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 03.25.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Norm Lewis has been tapped to be Broadway's next Phantom in the megahit "The Phantom of the Opera," a move that makes him the first ...

Refreshed Phantom Still Dazzles

Robert Bullen | Posted 03.23.2014 | Chicago
Robert Bullen

Mackintosh has recruited up-and-coming director Laurence Connor, who brought new life to the recent Les Misérables tour that's been making the rounds and is coming to Broadway in March, to helm this new production.

Stumped By What to Get Your Older Children for the Holidays? Here's a Solution That Will WOW Them!

Laura Wellington | Posted 02.02.2014 | Parents
Laura Wellington

There are moments in all parents' lives when they just can't figure out what to get their children and leaning on a big name retailer to pull a rabbit from a hat for them only adds to the frustration despite the helpful lists these retailers strive to provide.

Organist Todd Wilson Plays The Lodger (1927) at Davies Symphony Hall, Halloween Night

Sean Martinfield | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

Keeping up with its very popular Halloween tradition, San Francisco Symphony presents Alfred Hitchcock's 1927 silent screen thriller, The Lodger, Thursday, October 31.

The Chaplain of the Opera

Don Meyer, Ph.D. | Posted 06.09.2013 | College
Don Meyer, Ph.D.

I suppose that's why excellence -- and I mean world-class excellence -- almost literally stops us in our tracks. We all sit up and take notice when we see it or hear it or taste it or smell it or feel it. Larry Wayne Morbitt is one of those people who exudes excellence.

Broadway, 'Smash' Stars Hit NYC's Town Hall For Historic Celebration

Posted 03.29.2013 | New York

Broadway performers, local lawmakers and other Manhattan personalities were on hand to celebrate the designation of New York's Town Hall performance v...

As Broadway's Mary Poppins Gets Ready to Close, Regional Productions to Begin Popping Up

Jim Hill | Posted 04.30.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

As any good Mary Poppins fan will tell you, when the wind shifts from the East to the West, it's then time for that practically perfect nanny to pack up her carpet bag and fly off for parts unknown.

'I Dream of a Farm and Making Bread': Interview With Minnie Driver

Christina Patterson | Posted 04.09.2013 | Entertainment
Christina Patterson

I've read that Minnie Driver is "charming," and "intellectual," and also a little bit scary, and already I'm having a lovely time.

Behind-The-Scenes Of 'Phantom'

AP | By MARK KENNEDY | Posted 04.03.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- Over the past quarter of a century, 37 different actresses have played the female lead in "The Phantom of the Opera" on Broadway. All 37 h...

British Soprana In Space

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.20.2012 | Arts

Famed British soprano Sarah Brightman is planning a concert in space. The "Phantom of the Opera" star announced her unusual booking in a press con...

Phantom of the Opera's Big Surprise

Posted 09.07.2012 | Arts

It's official -- “The Phantom of the Opera” is the longest-running Broadway show in history, according to the Guinness World Records. Last nig...

Andrew Lloyd Weber Video Game, Everyone

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 08.02.2012 | Home

Perhaps you never thought this day would come, theater kids. You assumed you'd have to slay dragons or shoot soldiers or kick soccer balls along with ...

Playing the Role of You: An Interview With Sandra Joseph

Omega Institute | Posted 08.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Omega Institute

Broadway star Sandra Joseph, from "The Phantom of the Opera," talks to Omega about overcoming fear on and off the stage.

Is This The Secret To A Successful Musical?

www.guardian.co.uk | Posted 04.09.2012 | Home

Working on a radio documentary about theatre producers to be broadcast on Monday's Front Row, I suddenly experienced one of those moments to which cha...

Beatles 2? New 'Titanic 3-D'? Make It Stop!

Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.05.2012 | Entertainment
Kia Makarechi

Madonna is at the top of the Billboard charts, "Titanic" may be the highest-grossing movie of the week and "The Mummy," Twins, "Dumb and Dumber," "Summer School," "Anchorman," "Top Gun," "Total Recall" and even "Phantom of the Opera" are either getting sequels or being remade. Nothing is new, and that's sad.

'Love Never Dies' Is Mature Take On Love And Life

Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 05.06.2012 | Home
Bonnie Kavoussi

Love Never Dies' lesson: Don't expect some prince to save you. Hold on to the people that give you art and love, since they make our short lives more worthwhile.

Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Phantom' Sequel Hits Theaters Today

Posted 02.28.2012 | Home

Andrew Lloyd Webber's decadent production of "Love Never Dies," his sequel to "Phantom of the Opera," premiers on the silver screen in the U.S. Feb. 2...

Andrew Lloyd Webber Is 'Sure' 'Phantom' Sequel Will Hit Broadway

Posted 02.24.2012 | Home

NEW YORK - By Frank Scheck - Despite some savage reviews when Andrew Lloyd Webber's sequel to "Phantom of the Opera" opened in London, the Briti...

'Phantom Of The Opera' Celebrates 10,000 Performances

AP | Posted 04.13.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- "The Phantom of the Opera" is making musical history on Broadway. The production is celebrating its 10,000th performance Saturday in New ...

Actors Discuss Legacy Of Phantom Of The Opera (VIDEO)

Posted 02.08.2012 | Arts

For the past 25 years, Andrew Lloyd Weber's epic musical, "The Phantom of the Opera," has ruled Broadway and beyond. Actors Trista Moldovan and Hugh P...