Change of cast announcement for The Phantom of The Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre London.
From Monday 1st September 2014, Liam Tamne will star as ‘Raoul’, and together with making their West End debuts are: John Ellis as ‘Piangi’ and Alicia Beck as ‘Meg.
Also joining the cast is Kieran Brown, as swing and 1st cover Phantom. Kieran commented today: “Literally a dream come true – wanted to play that part since I was 9 years old! Can’t wait to get started!“
Gerónimo Rauch will continue to star as ‘The Phantom’ and Harriet Jones as ‘Christine’. Emmi Christensson, will alternate the role of ‘Christine’.
Also continuing their roles are Andy Hockley as ‘Monsieur Firmin’; Martin Ball as ‘Monsieur Andre’; Lara Martins as ‘Carlotta’ and Jacinta Mulcahy as ‘Madame Giry’.
Liam Tamne is probably best known from the second series of BBC 1’s ‘The Voice’. His previous theatre credits include ‘Enjolras’ in Les Miserables (Queen’s Theatre); Hair (Gielgud Theatre), Hairspray (Shaftesbury Theatre) and Wicked (Apollo Victoria Theatre).
John Ellis comes to the production having most recently performed the role of ‘Piangi’ in the German production Das Phantom Der Oper. This role marks his West End debut. Previous theatre credits include: ‘Old Deuteronomy’ in Cats (World Tour); ‘Simon’ and ‘Judas’ in Jesus Christ Superstar (UK Tour) and in his native Australia: The Wizard of Oz, Summer Rain, Assassins and Passion.
Alicia Beck is making her West End debut as ‘Meg’. After training with the Birmingham Royal Ballet, Alicia danced with Ballet Dortmund, Ballet Nice Mediterenee and The Zurich Ballet. Most recently she has played the role of ‘White Cat’ in the UK and European Tour of Cats.
Emmi Christensson is making her West End debut as ‘Christine’. Previous theatre credits include, most recently ‘Cosette’ in Les Miserables in Norway, a role she also did at Malmo Opera, Sweden. Other roles include ‘Maria’ in West Side Story (Nojesteatern), Sound of Music (Gota Lejon and tour of Sweden) and ‘Wendy’ in Peter Pan (Rival).
From 1st September 2014 the full cast will be: Zoe Arshamian; Martin Ball; Emma Barr; Alicia Beck; Kieran Brown; Emmi Christensson; Joseph Claus; Scott Davies; Hadrian Delacey; Meshell Dillon; John Ellis; Fiona Finsbury; David Francis; Lyndsey Gardiner; Ryan Goscinski; Philip Griffiths; Layla Harrison; Andy Hockley; Elizabeth Holmes; Daisy Hulbert; Ellen Jackson; Harriet Jones; Tim Laurenti; Lara Martins; Leo Miles; Tim Morgan; Fiona Morley; Jacinta Mulcahy; Richard Munday; Ryan O’Gorman; Joanna O’Hare; Simon Rackley; Gerónimo Rauch; Shena Sanders; Oliver Savile; Danielle Stephens; Liam Tamne; Claire Tilling; Georgina Ware and Lisa-Anne Wood.
Congratulations to all and best wishes for a great run!
The Phantom of The Opera
Her Majesty’s Theatre
57 Haymarket, London, SW1Y 4QL
Evenings: Monday to Saturday 7.30pm
Matinees: Thursday and Saturday 2.30pm
Running Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
Age Restrictions: Recommended for ages 10 and over. Under 5s will not be admitted. Parental guidance advised.
Show Opened: 27th September 1986