Mark Campbell
Mark Campbell

Cameron Mackintosh and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group have announced casting for the initial tour schedule of their new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, which will launch a North American tour late this year.

The cast will feature Mark Campbell as The Phantom, Julia Udine as Christine Daaé, Ben Jacoby as Raoul, Jacquelynne Fontaine as Carlotta Giudicelli, Craig Bennett as Monsieur Firmin, Edward Staudenmayer as Monsieur André, Linda Balgord as Madame Giry, Frank Viveros as Ubaldo Piangi, and Hannah Florence as Meg Giry.

This new production is directed by Laurence Connor with choreography by Scott Ambler, set design by Paul Brown, original costume design by Tony Award winner Maria Björnson, lighting design by Tony Award winner Paule Constable, sound design by Mick Potter, and musical supervision by John Rigby. The production is overseen by Matthew Bourne and Cameron Mackintosh.