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Due to the ongoing restrictions in place to fight the COVID-19 pandemic we have made the difficult decision to postpone The Phantom of the Opera at Sydney Opera House and Arts Centre Melbourne until 2022.

We encourage Ticket Holders to keep their tickets. New dates will be confirmed as soon as possible. Ticket Holders will be contacted with details as they become available.


State Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne
100 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

Running time

Approximately 2 hours & 30 minutes, including one interval.

Recommended for ages 10+

Material includes themes of violence and horror. Parental guidance suggested.

Opera Australia and the Really Useful Group
In association with
Cameron Mackintosh
The New Production of
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s

The Phantom of the Opera

at Arts Centre Melbourne

Experience the phenomenon of one of the most successful musicals of all time, when Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s legendary show comes to Melbourne.

Hit after hit punctuates the thrilling score, from the stunning romance of “Music of the Night”, “Think of Me” and “All I Ask of You” to the splendid “Masquerade” and brilliant title song.

Now, you can hear them all in a spectacular new production that has stunned critics across the United Kingdom and North America. It features new direction by Laurence Connor, new scenic design by Paul Brown, lighting design by Tony Award®-winner Paule Constable, sound design by Mick Potter, new choreography by Scott Ambler and the original, Tony Award-winning costume design by Maria Björnson.

Overseen by Cameron Mackintosh & Matthew Bourne, the “simply epic” new staging includes many special effects, from the famous chandelier to the underground lake, and a large cast and orchestra. It’s “bigger and better than ever before” (Yorkshire Post), “stunning, intense and spectacular” (Sunday Express).

The Phantom of the Opera haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera House. He’s man and mystery, a deformed genius. And in Christine Daae, he’s found his angel of music: the young woman he would make a star. But how many lives will he sacrifice to make the music of the night?

“Take a deep breath and prepare to be dazzled — this kind of gorgeous escapism is exactly what audiences need.”

The Scotsman

Cast & Creative

Cameron Mackintosh
Composer, Book, Co-Orchestrator
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Charles Hart
Book & Additional Lyrics
Richard Stilgoe
Laurence Connor
Scott Ambler
Set Designer
Paul Brown
Costume Designer
Maria Björnson®
Lighting Designer
Paule Constable
Sound Designer
Mick Potter
David Cullen
Costume Coordinator for the late Maria Björnson
Christine Rowland
Video & Projection Design for Knifedge
Nina Dunn
Illusion Consultant
Paul Kieve
Hair and Wig Creator
Angela Cobbin
David Cullen
Production overseen by
Matthew Bourne
Really Useful Theatre Co.
Associate Director
Associate Choreographer
Nina Goldman
The Phantom
Christine Daaé
Raoul, Vicomte de Chagny
Carlotta Giudicelli
Monsieur Firmin
Monsieur André
Madame Giry
Ubaldo Piangi
Meg Giry
Porter, Jeweller
Ensemble, Passarino
Monsieur Reyer
Slave Master
Princess, Madame Firmin
Princess, Christine Daaé at certain performances
Wild Woman, Confidante
Wardrobe Mistress
Monsieur LeFèvre, Fire Chief
Joseph Buquet
Don Attilio
Policeman in the Pit
Corps de Ballet
Swing, Dance Captain