Photo: Matthew Murphy
Complete casting has been announced for the Broadway return of “The Phantom of the Opera.” Directed by the late Harold Prince, the show is set to resume performances on Friday, October 22 at The Majestic Theatre (245 West 44th Street) – the musical’s New York home for all 33 record-breaking years.
The cast will be led by Ben Crawford as ‘The Phantom,’ Meghan Picerno as ‘Christine Daaé’ and John Riddle as ‘Raoul, Sara Esty as ‘Meg Giry’, Bradley Dean as ‘Monsieur André,’ Craig Bennett as ‘Monsieur Firmin,’ Raquel Suarez Groen as ‘Carlotta Giudicelli,’ Maree Johnson as ‘Madame Giry’and Carlton Moe as ‘Ubaldo Piangi.’
Joining the production in her Broadway debut is Emilie Kouatchou, who will play the role of ‘Christine Daaé’ at certain performances. She will be the first Black actor to play the role of ‘Christine’ in the Broadway production.
The ensemble will include Giselle Alvarez, Polly Baird, Janinah Burnett, Xiaoxiao Cao, David Michael Garry, Chris Georgetti, Kelly Jeanne Grant, Katharine Heaton, Satomi Hofmann, Ted Keegan, Kfir, Kelly Loughran, Scott Mikita, Greg Mills, Justin Peck, Patricia Phillips, Richard Poole, Jessica Radetsky, Janet Saia, Paul A. Schaefer, Carly Blake Sebouhian, Jeremy Stolle, Carrington Vilmont, Jim Weitzer, Elizabeth Welch and Erica Wong.
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