Casting has been announced for Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera” for its return to Proctors from April 24 to May 5.
Quentin Oliver Lee will portray the man behind the mask, “The Phantom,” with 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.
Lee has been seen on Broadway in “Prince of Broadway” as well as the national tour of “Porgy and Bess.”
Tavares hails from Vancouver, British Columbia, and trained at the UBC Opera Program and the Banff/Citadel Theatre Professional Training Program. Credits include the world premiere of “Sousatzka,” “West Side Story” and “A Little Night Music.”
Craig has performed at the Houston Grand Opera with roles in “Billy Bud,” “Tosca” and “Carmen.”
With reinvented staging and scenic design, the new version of “Phantom” is performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making it one of the largest productions on tour in North America.
Tickets, beginning at $25, are available at the Box Office at Proctors, 432 State Street, Schenectady; by phone at 518.346.6204; and online at proctors.org.
For more information on the production and a video sneak peek, visit www.ThePhantomOfTheOpera.com/ustour/