‘The Phantom of the Opera’ Announces Cast for Asian Tour


Phantom of the Opera
Phantom of the Opera, London, 2017; Photo by Johan Persson

As previously reported, ‘The Phantom of the Opera’, comes back to Manila for a limited season starting February 20, 2019 at The Theatre at Solaire.

As we announced last month, Jonathan Roxmouth will be reprising his role as the Phantom for the Asian tour. Other principal cast members who will be joining him are Meghan Picerno as Christine and Matt Leisy as Raoul. The production is also set to go to Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.

Jonathan Roxmouth’s theatre credits include Tony in West Side Story, Sweeney Todd in Sweeney Todd, Joe Gillis in Sunset Boulevard (Montecasino Theatre, Johannesburg / Theatre on the Bay, Cape Town), Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar, Munkustrap in Cats, Gaston in Beauty and the Beast (Teatro, Johannesburg / Artscape, Cape Town), Lun Tha in The King and I (Joburg Theatre, Johannesburg), and Buddy Holly in The Buddy Holly Story and Teen Angel in Grease (Barnyard Theatre). Jonathan is currently touring the world as Billy Flynn in the International Tour of Chicago the Musical.

The Phantom of the Opera, Jonathan Roxmouth
Jonathan Roxmouth as The Phantom

Meghan Picerno played the highly-coveted role of Christine for the US Premiere & 1st National Tour of Love Never Dies. Theatre credits include Cunegonde in Candide (New York City Opera/Gran Teatre del Liceu), Olympia in Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Marie in La Fille Du Régiment, La Fée in Cendrillon, Lucia in Lucia di Lammermoor, The Dreyfus Affair (Ensemble of the Romantic Century), Musicals in Mufti: From Berlin to Broadway (York Theatre Company), Maria in West Side Story, Amalia in She Loves Me, Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady, and Johanna in Sweeney Todd (Off-Broadway).

The Phantom of the Opera
Meghan Picerno as Christine

Matt Leisy was recently seen onstage as Sweeney Todd (Barrow Street Theatre, New York), A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder (Broadway First National Tour), Ragtime, The 39 Steps, Witness for the Prosecution (Bristol Riverside Theatre), The Fantasticks (Off-Broadway), Ken in Red (Clarence Brown Theatre), Algernon in The Importance of Being Earnest (Arizona Theatre Company), Mr Bingley in Pride and Prejudice (Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park), Scripps in The History Boys (Repertory Theatre of St Louis/Arden Theatre – Barrymore Award Nominee), Carousel (Lincoln Center), and Ghostlight (Signature Theatre).

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Matt Leisy as Raoul

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