Live broadcast of 'Phantom of the Opera' planned
NEW YORK (AP) — To mark its 25th anniversary, "The Phantom of the Opera" is coming to a movie theater near you.
Producers will broadcast a special performance of the show from London's Royal Albert Hall to movie houses in America, the UK, Europe, Japan and Australia. A live performance on Oct. 2 will be followed by re-broadcasts on Oct. 5, 6 and 11.
Ramin Karimloo and Sierra Boggess, who co-starred in the "Phantom" sequel "Love Never Dies," will reunite for the special presentation. More than 200 original and current cast members are expected to make appearances.
"The Phantom of the Opera" is currently showing in London at Her Majesty's Theatre as well as New York, Budapest, Las Vegas and Kyoto. It has grossed over $5.6 billion worldwide.