The Phantom of the Opera is one of London’s major theatrical attractions. This musical has been staged at Her Majesty’s Theatre daily 8 times a week since 1986 without a single break! I am sure that The Phantom of the Opera will be a huge success in Moscow at the MDM Theatre.It is particularly symbolic that the premiere of this ambitious, large-scale production will take place as part of the UK-Russia Year of Culture.»
producer of the Russian production
and Head of Stage Entertainment Russia.
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera has the longest record of continuous daily staging on Broadway and the West End; almost thirty years. The play has been staged in 151 cities in 30 different countries; more than 130 million people have seen the show. The box office has exceeded $5.6 billion, significantly more than some of the highest-grossing Hollywood movies. The musical has won more than 70 major theatre awards, including three Laurence Olivier Awards, seven Tony Awards (including the Best Musical Award) and seven Drama Desk Awards.
Andrew Lloyd Webber, the world-renowned British composer of The Phantom of the Opera has won a number of prestigious awards in the world of theatre, music and cinema, including seven Tony awards, and three Grammy awards, as well as an Oscar and a Golden Globe award. The phrase «West End» has become synonymous with theatrical life, with around forty theatres in London staging musicals and dramas on a regular basis.
The Russian premiere of Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera staged by Stage Entertainment will take place on 4 October at the MDM Theatre.