PHANTOM OF THE OPERA THEATRE TICKETS LONDON - GROUP DISCOUNT RATES
The Phantom of the Opera is still wowing fans and critics
The Phantom of the Opera is quite simply a global theatre phenomenon.
Since opening at Her Majesty's Theatre in the West End in 1986 the musical has been viewed by more than 100 million people around the world and is regarded by many as the most successful entertainment project of all time.
Of course, figures do not tell the whole story of the success of The Phantom of the Opera. Its enduring appeal is down to the brilliance of Andrew Lloyd Webber's compositions and a gripping storyline based on a novel by French writer Gaston Leroux.
The musical tells the story of the mysterious Phantom who resides at the Paris Opera House and his relationship with the singer Christine Daae. It combines drama with romance as part of an intriguing love triangle - a simple, but classic plotline which has helped to encourage thousands of theatregoers to return to watch the musical more than once.
When The Phantom of the Opera opened in 1986 it featured Michael Crawford in the title role and Sarah Brightman as Christine, with both winning rave reviews from theatre critics. The cast has changed numerous times since then, but some things remain constant - the musical is still on at Her Majesty's Theatre and is still drawing praise from reviewers.
Time Out's Tamara Gausi said of a recent trip to watch The Phantom of the Opera that the show still has plenty to appeal to fans of musicals.
"Its lavish and bold set design is still awe-inspiring, and at the heart of the play is a touching story of love and desire. It may be mass-produced entertainment, but it's still massive fun," she wrote.
Access description: Level access into the foyer through the centre doors and through 2 sets of swing doors. Box Office counter on the right-hand side. Staircases have handrails on both sides and some steps are highlighted. Stalls are 18 steps down from the foyer, Royal Circle up 32, Grand Circle up 62 and Balcony up 89. 2 steep steps between rows in the Circles. Customers with mobility problems are advised to book stalls seats.
Sound Amplification: Infra-red system with 10 headsets available. Headsets can be collected from the cloakroom, or ask a member of staff for one. You will be asked to sign a receipt.
Guide Dogs: Guide dogs are allowed into the auditorium or can be looked after by staff in the Manager’s office during the show (maximum 2).
Disabled Access: Please ask a member of staff in the Foyer to open the second side EXIT door on Charles II Street. There is a slight slope to the rear right Stalls. 4 spaces for wheelchair users in row S next to S12. Transfer seating available to any aisle seat in the Stalls. An usher will be assigned to disabled theatregoers, but each wheelchair user must bring a non-disabled companion.
Toilets: Women’s and men’s at the rear Stalls, at the back of the Royal Circle and at the back of the Grand Circle.
Disabled Toilets: Adapted toilet on the left inside the entrance on Charles II Street.
Limited Mobility: Access guides, large print programmes, braille cast lists and touch tours