Thursday, June 24, 2010

Newly RELEASED: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA to High Schools and Colleges (GIVEAWAY)!!!! CLOSEd


The very first Broadway play I attended was PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. After the show I feel in love with the story and its beautiful music. I have since seen this Broadway play 4 times. I have even had the opportunity to sing several of the productions songs growing up. I can't even express to you how much I wish I could have been part of this wonderful Broadway classic. I am however very excited to share with you that R&H Theatricals recently announced the release of Andrew Lloyd Webber's PHANTOM OF THE OPERA to US and Canada's High Schools and Colleges. I already am expecting several schools to snag this as their schools main production of 2010-2011.

Based on the classic novel Le Fantôme de l’Opéra by Gaston Leroux, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA tells the story of a masked figure who lurks beneath the catacombs of the Paris Opera House, exercising a reign of terror over all who inhabit it. He falls madly in love with an innocent young soprano, Christine, and devotes himself to creating a new star by nurturing her extraordinary talents and by employing all of the devious methods at his command. Its sensational score includes "Think of Me," "Angel of Music," "Music of the Night," "All I Ask of You," "Masquerade" and the title song.

Now is the time to have your child's school contact R&H Theatricals and be one of the first to let the Phantom roam their halls. You could see your son as the haunting Phantom or your daughter charm the audiences as graceful Christine.

Prior to this release, two colleges and four high school were able to participate in a pilot project while working with R&H Theatricals. Here is what some of the students involved had to say...

"PHANTOM was “a once-in-a-lifetime experience,” said Stacie Martinsen of Carroll Senior High School. “It helped our department’s recognition level go through the roof, and the number of kids who wanted to be involved in theater after PHANTOM nearly doubled.” PHANTOM was "more profitable and [received] far more media attention than any other show we've produced," said Mindy Reed of Fairfield Senior High School. "It helped gain respect from the community for our theatre program." It was a "wonderful opportunity" for Baldwin-Wallace College, said administrator Scott Plane. "There was a great deal of 'buzz' about this piece that generated a kind of energy we don't usually experience, which helped our program grow. I'd recommend PHANTOM to any school that wishes to push themselves; it's ultimately extremely rewarding."


GIVEAWAY:
Two Winners will receive a poster from the Broadway production!

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Giveaway Ends: July 8, 2010

44 comments:

Jackie said...

Phantom of the Opera was definitely my favorite...I saw it twice on broadway and could see it a hundred more times! Thanks!
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S. said...

I have 3 favorites... La Cage Aux Folles, Wicked, and Les Meserables. I've seen Les Mes in various productions 6 times.

Sewing-Chick said...

I'm a band director, and last year my 8th grade band played a medley from Phantom. They. Loved. It.

I do like Phantom's music, but I think I like "Cats" better :)

Amber said...

Mamma Mia is my favorite Broadway show!
Thank you for the giveaway :)
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peg42 said...

Phantom of the Opera is my favorite! I've seen it twice and even have a CD with the music. This was my first Broadway play and since, I've seen several other plays, but I absolutely love the music from Phantom of The Opera. Thanks so much.
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Megan said...

I have only seen Phantom of the Opera but it's one of my favorite stories of all time! I have heard the soundtrack and of course read the book for Jekyll and Hyde and wished I could have seen that one too! I heard so many good things about the singers in that.

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mensa63 said...

Am Facebook fan and google friend.

My all time favorite Broadway Production is Camelot. Loved the music and the happy effervescence of the show but Phantom's music shares top place with Camelot's in my heart.

Michelle R. said...

My favorite Broadway show is The Producers. I saw The Phantom of the Opera when I went to school in London and it's definitely in my top five.

Jean said...

I think Phantom of the Opera would be considered my all-time favorite

Reg Herzog said...

I loved Phantom of the Opera AND Lion King.
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Anonymous said...

My Fair Lady is my favorite!

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josephanewby said...

My favorite broadway show is easily Mamma Mia.

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Melissa B. said...

I went to see Gypsy. It was amazing. My daughters are both in the theatre program at their school. It would be amazing if they could perform Phantom of the Opera this year!

Anonymous said...

My favorite Broadway show was the Phantom of the Opera. I liked it so much I bought a dvd of it once I found one.

Debbie Lawrimore said...

My favorite Broadway show was the Phantom of the Opera. I liked it so much I bought a dvd of it once I found one.

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Auriette said...

The first show I ever saw on Broadway was Phantom, too, and I've seen a couple of other productions as well. I love it, but it's not really my favorite. Shows that rank really high on my list are Les Miserables, Spring Awakening, and The Drowsy Chaperone.

lknott said...

I Too Love the Phantom of the Opera. Another one I loved was Grease. And one that was so good but disturbing was Miss Saigon. Maybe because I was in that Vietnam era!! Would enjoy the poster.


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