Her Majesty's Theatre
(5mins) Go along Coventry Street and then take Haymarket on the right where the theatre will be approx. 200 metres along.
|Booking From:||Thursday, 1st January 1970|
|Booking Until:||Saturday, 26th April 2014|
|Matiness:||Thursday and Saturday 2.30pm|
|Evenings:||Monday to Saturday 7.30pm|
|Running Time:||2 hours 30 minutes|
|Age Restriction:||Recommended for ages 10 and over. Under 5s will not be admitted. Parental guidance advised.|
Age Restriction: Recommended for ages 10 and over. Under 5s will not be admitted. Parental guidance advised.
This world class and immensely popular musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber is based upon a gothic novel by Gaston Leroux which explores life behind the scenes of the Paris Opera House.
It opens in Paris in 1911 at an auctioning of the contents of the Paris Opera House. The contents include a fabulous chandelier in which the auctioneer proceeds to tell the story of the legend of the Phantom of the Opera. Suddenly you are transported back a time when the Paris Opera House was at the height of its powers.
At that time, the opera house is, claimed by many, to be inhabited by a ghost. If this ghost is in anyway offended or annoyed then he will cause mayhem in the opera house. The ghost or phantom then decides to help a lowly chorus girl, Christine Daae by giving her music lessons through the wall of her dressing room. He pretends to be the spirit of her dead father and as a result of this she becomes a talented singer who is then thrust into the limelight.
This phantom worships Christine and is determined to make her a star. He demands that the opera house management cast her in a starring role in the new opera Il Muto but the manager, Raoul refuses to do so. As a result of this the phantom, angered by this refusal decides to cause chaos in the opera house. He is chased but manages to evade capture by causing a fabulous chandelier to crash to the ground.
Later on, we see the Grand Masquerade Ball. Six months have passed since the Phantom’s last appearance and people have started to think that he has gone forever. In that time, Raoul and Christine have become engaged which causes the Phantom to return in a fit of jealous rage.
He makes new demands of the management and tries to win back the affection of Christine but she is committed to Raoul who she loves deeply. In a confrontation, the Phantom demands that Christine comes back to him or Raoul will die. The story continues..........
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the staging of Phantom of the Opera, all seats may have restricted view during parts of the performance. Pillar seats in the Stalls and Royal Circle and the side seats in the Grand Circle are particularly affected.
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