The Phantom of the Opera - Filmed Live at the Royal Albert Hall (DVD). Color, Dolby, Subtitled in English, French, and Spanish. Widescreen, 160 minutes.
To mark its 25th Anniversary year, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Cameron Mackintosh presented "The Phantom of the Opera" in a fully-staged, lavish production, set in the sumptuous Victorian splendour of the Royal Albert Hall with a cast and orchestra of over 200. This specatular event was filmed in hi-definition and is now available on DVD and Blu-Ray.
"The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall" stars Ramin Karimloo as 'The Phantom" and Sierra Boggess as 'Christine". They are joined by Barry James as 'Monsieur Firmin', Gareth Snook as 'Monsieur Andre', Liz Robertson as 'Madame Giry' and Wynne Evans as 'Piangi', together with a cast and orchestra of over 200 and special guest appearances.
"The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall" was directed by Laurence Connor with Musical Staging and Choreography by Gillian Lynne, based on the original London Production Directed by Hal Prince with Musical Staging and Choreography by Gillian Lynne. The Royal Albert Hall was transformed with a spectacular and unique design by Matt Kinley inspired by Maria Bjornson's original design. Lighting is by Patrick Woodroffe and Andrew Bridge and Sound by Mick Potter. The production was produced by Cameron Mackintosh.
"The Phantom of the Opera" became the longest running show in Broadway history on 9 January 2006 when it celebrated its 7,486th performance, surpassing the previous record holder "Cats". This coincided with the Broadway and the US national touring company celebrating an unprecedented 20,000 performances in the United States. In October 2010 the London production celebrated its 10,000th performance. On February 11, 2012, the Broadway production celebrates its 10,000th performance.