Lead announced for The Phantom of the Opera at Dubai Opera
The ‘Phantom’ has been unmasked…
Award winning performer Jonathan Roxmouth has been announced to play ‘The Phantom’, when the iconic musical The Phantom of the Opera comes to Dubai for the first time this Autumn.
Phantom of the Opera will run from Wednesday October 16 until Wednesday October 30 at Dubai Opera, with tickets priced from Dhs250.
With a number of famous roles under his belt, Jonathan is well-known in the musical theatre scene and has featured in a number of the world’s best loved musicals including ‘The Lion King’, ‘Cats’, and ‘Beauty and the Beast’. When he takes to the stage later this year, he will make history as the first ever ‘Phantom’ in the Middle East.
The musical theatre star has performed all over the world, and is currently appearing in a global tour of ‘Phantom of the Opera’, performing in the likes of Singapore, Manila and Kuala Lumpur.
Jonathan said “It is an honour to be playing Dubai’s very first Phantom”.
The Phantom of the Opera tells the story of a disfigured musical genius who, shunned by society, lurks in the depths of the Paris Opera house. In a tale of unrequited love, captivated by the beauty and talents of a young soprano, Christine, The Phantom lures her as his protégé, unaware of her love for Raoul. Unable to control his emotions, the scene sets off a cataclysmic set of events bringing together the depths of jealousy, madness and passion.
The spectacular musical has been seen by 6 billion people world-wide, and contains some of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s most stirring and spine-tingling music, brought to life in the stunning setting of the famous Dubai Opera House.