Prepare to be dazzled with an incredible new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera currently being performed at the Aronoff Center as part of Broadway Cincinnati until May 11, 2014.
This is the story of love, romance, hatred, and jealousy. The Phantom is a music genius and writer. He haunts a Paris Opera challenging the owners and performers over the years. He demands excellence in the theatre that he insists is his. The Phantom constantly causes mayhem, and mishap when the theatre owners and performers don’t meet his demands.
The Phantom becomes intrigued with the talents of a young chorus girl Christine Daae. He sees talent in her music, he appears to her to instruct and mentor. However, as Christine's interests turned toward another the Phantom unleashes a rein of terror.
Theatre attendees will be amazed by elaborate costumes, and bold musical routines. Some of the spectacular tunes include “Angel of Music," “The Music of the Night," “The Phantom of the Opera” and "Masquerade."
Cooper Grodin as the Phantom was passionate, driven, displaying the raw emotions of the character for the audience to feel and experience.
Julia Udine, draws the audience in brilliantly reflected the character personal conflict of being torn between her feelings for her teacher and her feelings of love for Raoul.
Ben Jacoby, as Raoul championed the role and was highly believable in defending the one he loves.
This is a great show to experience and explore the wonder of theatre in Cincinnati. There is more information at www. Cincinnatiarts.org