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It’s happening – Andrew Llyod Webber confirmed at Phantom of the Opera‘s 9,000th performance that the sequel to show, Phantom: Love Never Dies will open in London in March and on Broadway in November of 2010.
Broadway’s longest running show, Phantom of the Opera, reaches another staggering milestone – 9,000 performances!
Tonight’s performance of Phantom of the Opera will mark the show’s 9,000 Broadway performance!
Since its debut on January 26, 1988, the Broadway version of Phantom of the Opera has grossed $740 million and has been attended by over 13 million patrons. Internationally the show has earned over $5 billion, played over 65,000 performances and been seen by over 100 million attendees.
The show has broken an unprecedented number of records, including:
• The longest-running show in Broadway history
• Largest capitalization for any show – $8 million
• Largest total advance – $18 million
• Total gross and attendance
• The number of years before a single ticket was
ever sold at the TKTS ticket booth in Times
Square – over 14 years
• George Lee Andrews who plays Monsieur
Andre continues to be the performer with
the longest time in the same Broadway show
Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber confirmed that he is working on a sequel to the show, Phantom: Love Never Dies. Information about that show is forthcoming.
Sierra Boggess and Ramin Karimloo Confirmed as Stars for the Phantom of the Opera Sequel: Love Never Dies
Andrew Lloyd Webber has confirmed that Sierra Boggess (The Little Mermaid, Las Vegas Phantom of the Opera) and Ramin Karimloo (West End Phantom of the Opera) will star in the world premiere of the Phantom sequel, Love Never Dies, set to open “early next year” at London’s Adelphi Theatre. The two stars originated the roles in the sequel’s earlier workshops and will perform the roles for the CD, which is looking at a release date before the holidays. Webber said he anticipated that ”Sierra and Ramin will open in London early next year and then go to New York in the autumn of 2010.”