Sierra Boggess
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Sierra Boggess
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Joseph Millson will play Raoul, Liz Robertson will play Madam Giry, and Summer Strallen will play Meg Giry in Andrew Lloyd Webber's sequel to The Phantom of the Opera, Love Never Dies, which will have its world premiere in London at the Adelphi Theatre on February 20, with an official opening of March 9. A Broadway production will begin on November 11 at a theater to be announced.

Jack O'Brien will direct the show, which has music by Lloyd Webber, a book by Ben Elton, lyrics by Glenn Salter, choreography by Jerry Mitchell, and sets by Bob Crowley. The sequel is set in Coney Island, many years after the end of the original musical, and reunites the Phantom with opera singer Christine Daae, now married to true love Raoul.

As previously announced, Ramin Karimloo will play The Phantom of the Opera and Sierra Boggess will play Christine in the production, which will also feature Niamh Perry (Fleck), Adam Pearce (Squelch) and Jami Reid-Quarrell (Gangle), along with Derek Andrews, Dean Chisnall, Helen Dixon, Lucie Downer, Paul Farrell, Charlene Ford, Chris Gage, Lucy van Gasse, Celia Graham, Simon Ray Harvey, Jack Horner, Erin Anna Jameson, Pip Jordan, Jessica Kirton, Louise Madison, Janet Mooney, Colette Morrow, Tam Mutu, Ashley Nottingham, Tom Oakley, Mark Skipper, Jonathan Stewart, Tim Walton, and Annette Yeo.

In related news, Polydor/Universal will release the album of Love Never Dies in March 2010, to coincide with the opening of the show in London's West End. It will be available in both deluxe and standard versions.

For further information, visit www.loveneverdies.com.