The musical will return to the West End stage for three performances only in the 22nd and 23rd August.
The full cast has been announced for Love Never Dies in Concert, playing at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane next month.
Playing the role of Raoul is Matthew Seadon-Young (Death of a Salesman, Company) with Courtney Stapleton (Beauty and the Beast) as Meg and Sally Dexter (Emmerdale, Billy Elliot the Musical) as Madame Giry. Completing the cast are Nic Greenshields as Squelch, Charles Brunton as Gangle, Lucie-Mae Sumneras Fleck, with the ensemble made up of Chloe Campbell, Alex Christian, Courtney George, Aoife Kenny, Alex Pinder and Emily Ann Potter. They will be joining the previously announced Celinde Schoenmaker (Guys and Dolls, The Phantom of the Opera) as Christine Daeé and Broadway’s first African-American Phantom, Norm Lewis, as The Phantom.
Love Never Dies returns to the story of The Phantom of the Opera 10 years after the Phantom’s disappearance from the Paris Opera House. Escaped to a new life in New York, he has finally found a place for his music to soar. All that is missing is his love – Christine Daaé. In a final bid to win her back, the Phantom lures Christine, her husband, and their young son Gustave to America to perform one final time. As old wounds are reopened and forgotten memories unlocked, The Phantom sets out to prove that, indeed, Love Never Dies.
Bringing Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical to the stage for this concert production is director Shaun Kerrison with musical supervision by Simon Lee, musical direction by Freddie Tapner, choreography by Joanna Goodwin, sound design by Adam Fisher, lighting design by Tim Deiling, set and costume design by Rebecca Bower and casting by Sarah-Jane Price. The concert will be performed by the London Musical Theatre Orchestra & Chorus, conducted by Freddie Tapner.
It is being presented by Fourth Wall Live and the London Musical Theatre Orchestra and arranged with the permission of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group, with a score by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Glenn Slater, and a book by Lloyd Webber, Slater, Ben Elton and Frederick Forsyth.
To book tickets visit: https://lwtheatres.co.uk/whats-on/love-never-dies/