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Derrick Davis Returns to Phantom of the Opera Tour in Title Role

Davis will join the company for the national touring production's final year.

Derrick Davis and Eva Tavares in The Phantom of the Opera.
(© Matthew Murphy)

Derrick Davis has been announced to return to the national tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera in the title role beginning June 6 in Los Angeles at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre through the final national tour engagement in Toronto, Ontario at the Princess of Wales Theatre.

Davis joins current cast members Eva Tavares as Christine Daaé, Jordan Craig as Raoul, Trista Moldovan as Carlotta Giudicelli, David Benoit as Monsieur Firmin, Rob Lindley as Monsieur André, Susan Moniz as Madame Giry, Phumzile Sojola as Ubaldo Piangi, and SarahGrace Mariani as Meg Giry.

The ensemble includes Stephen Mitchell Brown, Daniella Dalli, Kaitlyn Davis, Dan Debenport, Patrick Dunn, Mark Emerson, David Foley, Jr., Emma Grimsley, Siri Howard, Edward Juvier, Michael Maliakel, Kathryn McCreary, Adryan Moorefield, Shane Ohmer, Quinto Ott, Lily Rose Peck, Herb Porter, Nicholas Ranauro, Travis Taylor, Stephen Tewksbury, Carmen Vass, Victor Wallace, Micki Weiner and Marguerite Willbanks. The Corps de Ballet includes McKenna Birmingham, Daniela Filippone, Charlotte Hovey, Jordan Lombardi, Austin Sora, and Tara Sweeney.

Derrick Davis covered the role of Billy Bigelow in the Broadway production of Carousel and previously starred as in the National Tour of The Phantom of the Opera. He also starred as Mufasa in the National Tour of Disney's The Lion King, covered both Scar and Mufasa in The Lion King on Broadway.