‘The Phantom of the Opera’ Released a New Cast Recording of the Musical’s Title Song

Janice K. Johnson


It’s not every day that musical theatre fans have access to professionally recorded music from their favorite musical. While shows will typically record an album with a production’s original cast, it is rare for an album to be made with each cast replacement. On June 1, it was announced the current cast of The Phantom of the Opera on the West End recorded a new version of the musical’s title song for fans to enjoy.

Rhys Whitfield, Killian Donnelly and Lucy St Louis following a performance of 'The Phantom of the Opera' on the West End

(L-R) Rhys Whitfield, Killian Donnelly, and Lucy St. Louis after a performance of ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’ | David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images

‘The Phantom of the Opera’ is one of the longest-running musicals

The Phantom of the Opera opened in London’s West End in 1986 and on Broadway in 1988. On Broadway, it is the longest-running show, and The Phantom of the Opera is the second longest-running show in the West End.





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