The Phantom of the Opera
The Phantom of the Opera - London's most haunting love story
With some of the most lavish sets, costumes and special effects ever to have been created for the stage, this haunting musical traces the tragic love story of a beautiful opera singer and a young composer shamed by his physical appearance into a shadowy existence beneath the majestic Paris Opera House.
See the legendary original production at Her Majesty's Theatre.
Adapted from Gaston Leroux's classic novel of mystery and suspense, this award-winning musical has woven its magical spell over audiences in over 60 cities worldwide.
Sing once again with me, Our strange duet.
The Phantom of the Opera: "remains the most exciting musical in London"
Since opening in London's West End in 1986 Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical The Phantom of the Opera has been produced in 149 cities across more than 25 countries and has been seen by over 100 million people worldwide. The Original Cast Recording featuring Michael Crawford, Sarah Brightman and Steve Barton was the first in British musical history to enter the music charts at Number 1 since when album sales have exceeded 40 million worldwide. The big-screen version of the stage musical was released worldwide in 2004. Altogether, Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera is tHe most successful single piece of entertainment of all time.
"Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical extravaganza... as spectacular a piece of true theatre as has been seen in years" The Daily Telegraph
"Magic, memorable and so spectacular" The Sunday Express
The Phantom of the Opera in London at Her Majesty's Theatre previewed from 27 September 1986 and opened on 9 October 1986.