Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera to Welcome Peter Jöback to the Title Role
The Swedish singer, who played to role in the West End in 2012,will begin performances in April.
Peter Jöback is a platinum-selling recording artist and one of Scandinavia's most well respected musicians. In 1997, Sir Cameron Mackintosh brought Jöback to London's West End to play Chris in Miss Saigon. His theater work has also won him a Swedish Tony for creating Robert in Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson's (ABBA) Kristina.
The Phantom of the Opera is based on the classic novel by Gaston Leroux and features music by Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Charles Hart (with additional lyrics by Richard Stilgoe), and book by Richard Stilgoe and Lloyd Webber. It is directed by Harold Prince, choreographed by Gillian Lynne, and features production design by the late Maria Bjornson, lighting by Andrew Bridge, and sound by Martin Levan. It is the longest-running show on Broadway.
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