ShareThis Page
‘Phantom of the Opera’ returning to Pittsburgh with new staging | TribLIVE.com
Theater & Arts

‘Phantom of the Opera’ returning to Pittsburgh with new staging

Shirley McMarlin
| Wednesday, January 23, 2019 9:38 a.m

‘phantom’

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s multi-Tony Award winning musical, “The Phantom of the Opera,” will return to Pittsburgh for a run beginning Feb. 20 in the Benedum Center.

Producer Cameron Mackintosh’s touring production features “newly reinvented staging and stunning scenic design,” according to the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.

The event is a season special part of the 2018-2019 PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh series, presented by the Trust and Broadway Across America. Performances are scheduled through March 3.

Tickets, currently starting at $36 for select performances, are available at 412-456-4800, trustarts.org or the Theater Square Box Office, 655 Penn Ave.

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, according to the Trust.

”With an exciting new design and staging, retaining Maria Björnson’s amazing costumes, the new ‘Phantom’ is thrilling audiences and critics alike all over again,” Mackintosh said.


Shirley McMarlin is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Shirley at 724-836-5750, smcmarlin@tribweb.com or via Twitter @shirley_trib.


Shirley McMarlin is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Shirley at 724-836-5750, smcmarlin@tribweb.com or via Twitter .


667939_web1_gtr-liv-phantom-012319
Submitted
A new production of “Phantom of the Opera” will play Feb. 20-March 3 in Pittsburgh’s Benedum Center. Here, Chris Mann and Katie Travis perform in a 2015 production of the musical in the Benedum.
Categories: Features | Theater Arts
TribLIVE commenting policy

You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.

We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.

While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.

We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers

We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.

We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.

We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.

We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.