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An Inside Look at “THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA”

PHANTOM – ’s spectacular new production of ’s has come to Jacksonville as part of a brand new North American Tour. It will be on stage at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts February 10-21, 2016. Critics are raving that this breathtaking production is “bigger and better than ever before” and features a brilliant new scenic design by , Tony Award®-winning original costume design by , lighting design by Tony Award®-winner , new choreography by , and new staging by director . The production, overseen by and Cameron Mackintosh, boasts many exciting special effects including the show’s legendary chandelier. …

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The Phantom of the Opera – Let Your Fantasies Unwind

was first published in 1909 and was based on historical events that occurred at the Paris Opera House in the 19th Century. launched the Phantom in a 1925 film, but it really took flight in 1986 when opened his masterpiece on stage in London’s West End.  It is the longest running show in Broadway history and the second longest-running West End Musical.  The Phantom has been seen by more than 130 million people in 27 countries.   ’s spectacular new production sold out in the United Kingdom and is now on tour across North America.   The FSCJ Artist Series …

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The Phantom’s Muse: A Chat with Jaquelynne Fontaine

knows how to make a dramatic entrance. When she takes the stage as Carlotta Guidicelli, the diva of the Paris opera in , she greets the audience with her stunning beauty, a soaring voice and a severed head. “The audience opens into the middle of a rehearsal and it’s just me on stage, I sing a cadenza, where I hit a high D and a high C and it’s just really fun,” she says. “It’s a way to connect with the audience, and I might or might not kiss the head at one point.” In October, 2013, Fontaine was among …

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The faces of “THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA”

CAST REVEALED FOR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER’S THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA COMING TO THE TIMES-UNION CENTER’S MORAN THEATER Casting has been announced for Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew ’s for the premiere Jacksonville engagement at the Times-Union Center.  With newly reinvented staging and stunning scenic design, this new version of PHANTOM is performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this one of the largest productions on tour in North America.  To purchase tickets, visit fscjartistseries.org, call (904) 442-2929 or visit the box office Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Ticket prices start at $38.50. …

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A Golden Anniversary for Broadway in Jacksonville

The is celebrating its 50 years with an exciting calendar of award-winning blockbusters and family favorites for its 2015-2016 season. The season kicks off with Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! on Dec 1-6. The classic holiday musical will enchant adults and children alike. Audiences will find their hearts growing a few sizes along with the Grinch’s when they experience the magic of the beloved tale on stage, which features the hit songs ‘You’re A Mean One Mr. Grinch’ and ‘Welcome Christmas’ (written by and ), from the original, animated television special. features magnificent sets designed by and costumes …

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