PHOTO FLASH: Colm Wilkinson Visits Phantom - The Las Vegas Spectacular
Phantom opened in Las Vegas on June 24, 2006. Based on the classic novel Le Fantôme de L'Opéra by Gaston Leroux, the show features music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Charles Hart (with additional lyrics by Richard Stilgoe), and book by Richard Stilgoe and Webber. It has production design by the late Maria Björnson, lighting by Andrew Bridge, and sound by Martin Levan. Orchestrations are by David Cullen and Webber.
Wilkinson received a Tony nomination for his portrayal of Jean Valjean in the original Broadway production of Les Miserables. Among his many other musical credits is playing the title role in The Phantom of the Opera in a Toronto engagement.