'The Phantom Of The Opera' Is Finally Coming To Malaysia And Yes, You Can Buy Tickets Now!
"The Phaaaaantom of the Opera is theeeeeere... in Malaysiaaaaa!" (soon)
"Come to me, Angel of Music!"
For the first time ever in Malaysia, Andrew Lloyd Webber's award-winning musical The Phantom of the Opera will be staged for a limited season at Istana Budaya next year.
The Phantom of the Opera, which opened at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London’s West End on 9 October 1986, has won over 70 major theatre awards and is the longest-running show on Broadway.
Based on the 1909 novel by Gaston Leroux, the musical revolves around beautiful and talented soprano Christine Daaé, who become the obsession of a mysterious, disfigured musical genius known only as 'The Phantom', who haunts the depths of the Paris Opera House.
Featuring cast members from the World Tour, the season is currently slated to run for a little over a week, starting from 15 June 2019
The 37-strong international cast will be joined by a full 12-piece live orchestra, playing some of Andrew Lloyd Webber's most memorable music from the show, including Think of Me, Masquerade, Music of the Night, and of course, The Phantom of the Opera.
Performance times are scheduled as follow: -
Tuesday to Friday: 8:30pm
Saturday and Sunday: 2:00pm and 8:30pm
Tickets are priced from RM200 onwards (excluding processing and handling fees) and are now available for purchase online via TicketCharge. Check out the seating plan below:
For lovebirds who have yet to get a Valentine's Day gift for their significant others, the organisers have also launched a Valentine's Day Special - every purchase of a pair of Premium or Category A tickets made between 11 and 17 February will come with a free limited edition copy of The Phantom of the Opera programme booklet.
Head over here to take advantage of the special!
For a taste of what's to come, watch the trailer HERE:
The Phantom (probably): "Buy a ticket - that's all I ask of you."
Writer's Note: Yes, I know it's Raoul's line, just let me have this ok. :p
Read more Entertainment features on SAYS: