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BEN CRAWFORD

The Phantom

BEN CRAWFORD

The Phantom

Ben was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona and received a BFA in Music Theatre from The University of Arizona (BEAR DOWN). His Broadway credits include Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Mr. Salt), the titular character in Shrek The MusicalBig Fish (Edward Bloom u/s, Don Price), Les Misérables (Javert/Valjean u/s) and On the Twentieth Century (Bruce Granit u/s). Ben is so incredibly grateful to be back onstage.

MEGHAN PICERNO

Christine Daaé

MEGHAN PICERNO

Christine Daaé

Meghan is thrilled to return as Phantom’s leading lady for its historic Broadway reopening. Previously she delighted audiences to critical acclaim as Christine on the World Tour of Phantom, and in the U.S. Premiere/national tour of Love Never Dies.  Off-Broadway/NY: Cunegonde, Candide (NYCO). Regional/Opera: Marian (The Music Man), Amalia (She Loves Me), Eliza (My Fair Lady), Violetta (La traviata), Queen of the Night (Die Zauberflöte), Olympia (Les contes d’Hoffmann). Concerts: Royal Albert Hall, San Francisco Symphony, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Theatro Municipal de São Paolo, Beijing Center of Performing Arts. Website: meghanpicerno.com

JOHN RIDDLE

Raoul Vicomte de Chagny

JOHN RIDDLE

Raoul Vicomte de Chagny

John originated the roles of Hans in Disney’s Frozen and Young Anton in The Visit on Broadway.  National tour: Evita.  Regional: Kennedy Center, Long Wharf Theatre, Goodspeed, PCLO, Casa Mañana, MUNY.  Other: Cinderella’s Prince in Into the Woods (Town Hall), The Secret Garden in Concert (Lincoln Center), soloist with the Cincinnati Pops.  TV: “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” “One Life to Live.”  Recordings: Frozen, The Visit, John Kander’s Hidden Treasures.

EMILIE KOUATCHOU

Christine Daaé (at certain performances)

EMILIE KOUATCHOU

Christine Daaé (at certain performances)

Emilie is making her Broadway debut in Phantom. Recent credits include Unknown Soldier (Playwrights Horizons); Oklahoma! (Broadway at Music Circus, Sacramento, CA); Merrily We Roll Along, Passing Strange, Me and My Girl, Violet, A Man of No Importance (University of Michigan); Sweeney Todd (Connecticut Repertory Theater). Graduate, University of Michigan’s Musical Theatre program. She is extremely grateful for the love and support from her family, friends, team at CGF Talent and everyone who has supported her throughout the years. All Black Lives Matter.

Performing as Christine Daaé on the following dates:
Nov 25, 7pm | Nov 26, 1pm | Nov 29, 8pm | Dec 3, 7pm | Dec 4, 1pm | Dec 6, 8pm | Dec 9, 1pm | Dec 11, 1pm | Dec 14, 7pm | Dec 18, 1pm | Dec 19, 5pm | Dec 20, 8pm | Dec 23, 1pm | Dec 26, 1pm | Dec 28, 1pm | Dec 30, 1pm | Jan 1, 7pm

BRADLEY DEAN

Monsieur André

BRADLEY DEAN

Monsieur André

Bradley Dean (Monsieur André) has appeared on Broadway as Carl-Magnus in A Little Night Music, Sir Galahad in Monty Python’s Spamalot and Larry Murphy in Dear Evan Hansen. Other Broadway credits include The Last ShipCompanyDoctor ZhivagoEvita, Jane Eyre and Man of La Mancha. Bradley starred in Bat Out of Hell at NYC’s City Center where he was also seen in A New Brain and The Most Happy Fella. Regional highlights: world premieres of A Comedy of Tenors (McCarter Theater), Fly (Dallas Theater Center), Life After (The Old Globe).

CRAIG BENNETT

Monsieur Firmin

CRAIG BENNETT

Monsieur Firmin

Broadway: The Last Ship (Billy Thompson), A Tale of Two Cities (Jerry Cruncher), South Pacific (Thomas Hassinger), Miss Saigon (Sgt. Schultz). Off-Broadway: Music in the Air (City Center Encores!), Citizen Ruth (NY Fringe Festival). National tour: The Phantom of the Opera (Monsieur Firmin), The Light in the Piazza (Signor Naccarelli), Billy Elliot (Big Davey), Mamma Mia! (Bill Austin), Ragtime (Willie Conklin), Les Misérables (Combeferre). Regional: A Little Night Music (Fredrik), Randy Newman’s Faust (Michael), House of Martin Guerre (Jehannot), all at the Goodman Theater, Chicago. Thanks to Steve and Dale. Love to Sala and Mako.

RAQUEL SUAREZ GROEN

Carlotta Giudicell

RAQUEL SUAREZ GROEN

Carlotta Giudicell

Raquel is thrilled to be making her Broadway debut with Phantom! Off-Broadway: Roxanne Conti, iFigaro (90210)! (Duke Theater); Grand Dame, Vox Lumiere’s Phantom of the Opera. Opera: Marzelline, Fidelio (Opera Carolina); Frasquita, Carmen (Opera San Antonio, Venture Opera); Susanna, Le nozze di Figaro (Opera on the James); Lauretta, Gianni Schicchi (Opera on the James, DiCapo Opera); Opera Lyra Ottawa; Syracuse Opera. Prize Winner: Giulio Gari International Vocal Competition, Florida Grand Opera YPO Competition. Special thanks to my loving mom and dad, Dan, Tara Rubin Casting, Renée Fleming, Joan Lader, UIA Talent and my dream team at Empower Voices Now!

MAREE JOHNSON

Madame Giry

MAREE JOHNSON

Madame Giry

Maree is thrilled to rejoin the Phantom Phamily, having played Christine Daaé in Cameron Mackintosh’s Australian production. Other credits include Cats (Grizabella), Les MisérablesWest Side Story (Maria), My Fair Lady (Eliza), Scrooge (Isabel/Helen), concert productions of Follies (Young Heidi, Young Sally) and the lead in Sondheim’s You’re Gonna Love Tomorrow at Sydney Opera House. U.S. credits include Zorba (The Widow), Passion (Fosca, Barrymore Award nomination) and Myths & Hymns (Emily). As always, all my love to Jason, Audra and Helena. Visit: www.mareejohnson.com

CARLTON MOE

Ubaldo Piangi

CARLTON MOE

Ubaldo Piangi

Heralded by The New York Times as an “ardent tenor,” Carlton Moe debuted at Carnegie Hall with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in 2013. A native of Portland, Oregon, he has performed with such organizations as the Oregon Symphony, Walla Walla Symphony, Aspen Music Festival, Napa Music Festival, Savannah Voice Festival, Opera in Williamsburg, Charlottesville Symphony Society and the Martina Arroyo Foundation. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Portland State University and a Master of Music degree from Manhattan School of Music, where he attended on a full scholarship.

SARA ESTY

Meg Giry

SARA ESTY

Meg Giry

Sara is honored to be joining the Phantom legacy! Former soloist with Miami City Ballet, Princess Grace Fellowship Award recipient for dance. Broadway/First National: An American in Paris (Lise Dassin). Other: Brigadoon (Jean, NYCC Encores!), A Chorus Line (Maggie, Encores!; Cassie, Cape Playhouse), Marie Dancing Still (5th Avenue, Seattle), Alien/Nation (Williamstown Theater Festival, Forest of Arden Co. Member). Film/TV: West Side Story (dir. Steven Spielberg), “Fosse/Verdon,” “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”.” Love to BRS/Gage and my family! F+A,NMW. For Nana.

JULIA UDINE

Christine Daaé (Standby)

JULIA UDINE

Christine Daaé (Standby)

Julia is thrilled to return to Phantom, where she made her Broadway debut as Christine.  She also originated the role in the restaged North American National Tour.  She’s performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra (Maestro Yannick Nezet-Seguin, celebrating Leonard Bernstein) and with Josh Groban on his Stages tour.  Other Theater: City Center’s Pirates of Penzance (Mabel), Jack’s Back (Jenny), Tell Me on a Sunday, Shrek (Fiona). TV: “SVU,” “All My Children.” Love and thanks to her family and friends!

GISELLE O. ALVAREZ

The Ballet Chorus of the Opéra Populaire

GISELLE O. ALVAREZ

The Ballet Chorus of the Opéra Populaire

Broadway debut! New York: Brigadoon (NYCC Encores!) Regional: Maria in Jerome Robbins’ Broadway (TUTS). Concert Dance: CityDance Ensemble, the Washington Ballet, Miami City Ballet. Proud National YoungArts Foundation Alumna. Passionately committed to advocating for a world free of Multiple Sclerosis. Endless love to the Alvari for their unconditional support. Passionately committed to advocating for a world free of Multiple Sclerosis. Endless love to Alexander and the Alvari.

POLLY BAIRD

Dance Captain / Ballet Swing

POLLY BAIRD

Dance Captain / Ballet Swing

Polly recently appeared in the new Susan Stroman musical, Marie, at Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre. She has toured the country with An American in Paris and Phantom. She is beyond thankful to have been a part of the Phantom Phamily for so many years! Endless thanks to Denny and Seth, as well as her amazing family.

JANINAH BURNETT

Innkeeper’s Wife (“Don Juan Triumphant”)

JANINAH BURNETT

Innkeeper’s Wife (“Don Juan Triumphant”)

Broadway: Baz Luhrmann’s  La Bohème on Broadway (Mimí). Principal artist at the Metropolitan Opera, Theatre du Châtèlet Paris, Teatro Dell’Opera di Roma, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Den Norske Opera. TV: “FBI” (guest star). Film: Spike Lee’s Red Hook Summer (featured). Debut album: Love the Color of Your Butterfly available at janinahburnett.com

XIAOXIAO CAO

The Ballet Chorus of the Opéra Populaire

XIAOXIAO CAO

The Ballet Chorus of the Opéra Populaire

Broadway debut! Xiaoxiao was born in China. She danced with Guangzhou Ballet as a soloist in China after her graduation from Guangzhou Art School. In 2012, She moved to the U.S. and joined the Suzanne Farrell Ballet. She’s a dancewear designer as well, her line is called Xiaoxiao Designs (@xiaoxiaodesigns)

DAVID MICHAEL GARRY

Joseph Buquet/Don Attilio (“Il Muto”)

DAVID MICHAEL GARRY

Joseph Buquet/Don Attilio (“Il Muto”)

Broadway/national tour: Evita, Carousel, A Bronx Tale, The Last Ship, The Phantom of the Opera, Sweeney Todd, Company.  Regional theaters credits include: The Kennedy Center, Cincinnati Playhouse, Arkansas Rep, Paper Mill Playhouse and more.  TV/Film: “Prodigal Son,” “Jessica Jones,” “Elementary,” “Person of Interest,” “Flesh & Bone,” “Unforgettable.”

JOELLE GATES

Ballet Swing

JOELLE GATES

Ballet Swing

Joelle made her Broadway debut as Meg and is thrilled to have continued her association with Phantom worldwide, including O Fantasma da Ópera in São Paulo and Das Phantom der Oper in Hamburg. Regional: West Side Story; On the Town; Kiss Me, Kate; Camelot; Cinderella; Gypsy. B.F.A. Juilliard. Many thanks to Denny Berry.

CHRIS GEORGETTI

Porter/Fireman

CHRIS GEORGETTI

Porter/Fireman

Chris proudly made his Broadway debut with Phantom in March 2018! Two-time Rutgers University graduate (BMus and MMus). Host of the Georgetti on Ice! podcast. Represented by CPM Talent Management. All my love to my wife Amanda, my angel of music. chrisgeorgetti.com

KELLY JEANNE GRANT

Madame Firmin

KELLY JEANNE GRANT

Madame Firmin

Broadway: Company (Kathy), 2007 Tony Award, revival. National tours: The Phantom of the Opera (Christine alternate), Show Boat (Magnolia u/s), Secret Garden (Rose u/s).  Regional: Cabaret (Sally), Jekyll & Hyde (Lucy), South Pacific (Nellie). TV/Film “Blacklist” (NBC), “Crashing” (HBO), “That D#$n Michael Che” (HBO Max). Thanks Tom, Parents, Barry and daughter Navia!

KATHARINE HEATON

Page (“Don Juan Triumphant”)

KATHARINE HEATON

Page (“Don Juan Triumphant”)

Blessed and grateful to be back at The Majestic.  Broadway debut here!  Evita first national and Cats 30th anniversary tours, James Taylor’s One Man Band album, Tanglewood and more.  Nonprofit founder and president for my beloved sister: www.maureenheatonfoundation.orgLove to my parents, Billy, family and Phamily. Psalm 28:7

SATOMI HOFMANN

Wardrobe Mistress/Confidante (“Il Muto”)

SATOMI HOFMANN

Wardrobe Mistress/Confidante (“Il Muto”)

Broadway, television, film and commercial actress; voiceover; musician; composer; arranger; panelist on I Heart Geek Podcast. Credits include TV: “Servant,” “Mare of Easttown,” “FBI: Most Wanted”; Theater: Midsummer…, EFX opposite Michael Crawford and David Cassidy; Film: Stuck, Four Bottles; Commercial: Curtain Up!-Broadway’s Back, Bank of America, IBM. AEA, SAG-AFTRA. www.satomihofmann.com

TED KEEGAN

Jeweler (“Il Muto”)

TED KEEGAN

Jeweler (“Il Muto”)

Broadway: Sweeney Todd, Camelot, Cyrano – The Musical, Phantom.  National Tours:  Camelot, Phantom. Orchestral soloist: Detroit, Syracuse, Charleston WV, Portland, Pittsburgh, Ottawa, Baltimore, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Edmonton, Fort Worth Symphonies, Dayton Philharmonic, National Symphony. Ted’s solo CD available on iTunes. Proud member of Actors Equity Association for 32 years. Visit: TedKeegan.com

KFIR

“Hannibal” & “Il Muto”

KFIR

“Hannibal” & “Il Muto”

Kfir began his dance career in Israel, where he was born and raised. A graduate of the Royal Academy of Dance and Principal dancer with the Alabama Ballet, Kfir is also a pop singer/songwriter whose latest single is featured on MTV Europe. For more Kfir music visit www.Kfir.com.

KELLY LOUGHRAN

The Ballet Chorus of the Opéra Populaire

KELLY LOUGHRAN

The Ballet Chorus of the Opéra Populaire

Broadway debut! Tour: Fame (Iris Kelly). Regional: West Side Story, An American in Paris, Singin’ in the Rain. Endless gratitude to Polly and Denny. I love this show and can’t wait to share the magic with our audiences. To Mom, Dad and Kathleen, thanks for believing in me! To God be the glory!

SCOTT MIKITA

Swing

SCOTT MIKITA

Swing

Raoul and Phantom in three other versions. Tours: Hal Prince’s Show Boat, Into the Woods, Martin Guerre. Regional: She Loves Me, Company, A Christmas Carol (Goodman), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Steppenwolf), Lend Me a Tenor, Crazy for You. Director: Into the Woods. Northwestern graduate. Love to Hannah and Lily.

GREG MILLS

Swing

GREG MILLS

Swing

Broadway: The Woman in White. Off-Broadway: After the Ball (Irish Rep). Tours: Phantom (Raoul), Big (Josh). Las Vegas: Phantom. Regional: Evita (Che), Jesus Christ Superstar (Jesus), Miss Saigon (Chris), Aida (Radames), Sweeney Todd (Anthony), Chess (Freddie). Love and thanks to my family, Bridget and Connor. Woo Doggies!

JUSTIN PECK

“Hannibal” & “Il Muto”

JUSTIN PECK

“Hannibal” & “Il Muto”

Originally from Vancouver, Justin has performed at the Met Opera, the Tony Awards, the Kennedy Center and in various film and TV productions. Broadway: Movin’ Out (Swing), Come Fly Away (original cast, Dance Captain, Hank). Companies: Alberta Ballet, Ballet British Columbia, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet. Love to Grandma Lil, Button and Kristina.

PATRICIA PHILLIPS

Spanish Lady (“Don Juan Triumphant”)

PATRICIA PHILLIPS

Spanish Lady (“Don Juan Triumphant”)

Broadway: Kinky Boots; Phantom (Carlotta); OBC: The Secret Garden, La Bohème, Sound of Music (revival). Carnegie Hall: Jerry Springer (original U.S. Cast). Film: Everybody’s Fine with Robert De Niro. TV: “Sweeney Todd” (Live from Lincoln Center), Tony Awards, “The Sopranos.”. www.PatriciaPhillips.com #WEARE

RICHARD POOLE

Monsieur Lefévre/Firechief

RICHARD POOLE

Monsieur Lefévre/Firechief

Broadway and national touring credits include Cats (Gus/Growltiger), Les Miz (Valjean), Evita (Che), Joseph… (Joseph standby), Mame (with Angela Lansbury) and Dreamgirls (original production). Other productions include the European tours of Ken Hill’s The Phantom of the Opera (Phantom) and Hair (Claude). Winner, Bay Area Theatre Critics’ Circle Award for Assassins (Booth).

JESSICA RADETSKY

The Ballet Chorus of the Opéra Populaire

JESSICA RADETSKY

The Ballet Chorus of the Opéra Populaire

Ballet: The Kirov Opera Ballet, The Kirov Ballet, The San Francisco Opera, The Los Angeles Opera, guest artist work nationwide. Founder of Broadway Hearts, a foundation bringing Broadway experiences to children in treatment in hospitals across the country. Love to Nancy and Peter.

LINDSAY ROBERTS

Swing

LINDSAY ROBERTS

Swing

Broadway debut. Off-Broadway: Carmen Jones (Cindy Lou, AUDELCO nomination, Best Featured Actress in a Musical); Brigadoon, New Yorkers, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Lost in the Stars (Encores!); Radio City. Broadway National Tours: The Gershwins’ Porgy and BessMemphisAfter Midnight. www.lindsayroberts.com

JANET SAIA

Swing

JANET SAIA

Swing

Honored to be back at the beloved Majestic with you all! Native of Oakland, CA. Boston Conservatory of Music alumnus. Credits include Broadway/National tour: Leonard Bernstein’s MASS (Carnegie Hall), Phantom, Martin Guerre (U.S. premiere), Carousel, Cats (Grizabella) and 42nd Street. Love to Bennett and Cameron. www.janetsaia.com

PAUL A. SCHAEFER

Marksman

PAUL A. SCHAEFER

Marksman

Stage work: …Millie (first national, regionally), Company (Barrington), High Society (Walnut Street), …Albertine (Playwrights Horizons), Giant (Playwrights VA), Fantasticks (Maine State). TV: “FBI,” “Blacklist,” “Ways and Means,” “Baker and the Beauty,” “Law & Order,” “Guiding Light.”

CARLY BLAKE SEBOUHIAN

The Ballet Chorus of the Opéra Populaire

CARLY BLAKE SEBOUHIAN

The Ballet Chorus of the Opéra Populaire

NYC credits include Fiorello! and Brigadoon at City Center Encores!, as well as the original workshop of An American in Paris. Regional: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Fiddler on the Roof, The Nutty Professor, Sweet Charity, Mary Poppins. Film/TV: “The Punisher” (Netflix), “For Life” (ABC), Equal Standard.

JEREMY STOLLE

Passarino (“Don Juan Triumphant”)

JEREMY STOLLE

Passarino (“Don Juan Triumphant”)

Theater: Beauty and the Beast (Gaston), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Trevor), The Scarlet Pimpernel (Percy), Carousel (Billy), Camelot (Lionel), Jekyll & Hyde (Jekyll). TV: “As The World Turns” (Patrick), “Guiding Light” (Marco), “All My Children,” “Rescue Me.” Thanks to The Mine. Love to my beautiful wife and family.

CARRINGTON VILMONT

Auctioneer

CARRINGTON VILMONT

Auctioneer

Phantom national tour; The Fall of Zalam (Shapeshifter Lab); Hello My Baby!, Half a Sixpence (Goodspeed); The Foreigner (Maltz Jupiter); Cabaret (Pittsburgh Public). TV/Film: “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” “Breaking Bad,” “Vinyl,” “FBI,” “The Blacklist: Redemption,” “Odd Mom Out,” “Flesh & Bone,” “Royal Pains,” “The Carrie Diaries,” The Tell-Tale Heart, Death in Love.

JIM WEITZER

Monsieur Reyer/Hairdresser (“Il Muto”)

JIM WEITZER

Monsieur Reyer/Hairdresser (“Il Muto”)

Jim played Raoul on Broadway and in the national tour. Broadway: Little Women (Mr. Brooke). National tour: My Fair Lady (Freddie). Regional: Forever Plaid (Smudge), Passion (Giorgio), …Forum (Hero). Concert: Jerry Springer (Carnegie Hall), Tokyo Symphony (conductor, Jerry Steichen). Graduate: Northwestern. Love to Mom, Dad, Brenda, Mike, the fam and P.H.

ELIZABETH WELCH

Princess (“Hannibal”)

ELIZABETH WELCH

Princess (“Hannibal”)

Christine Daaé in the German company of The Phantom of the Opera. She also covered Christine on the national tour. Regional: Les Misérables, The Taffetas, Beauty and the Beast, West Side Story. Opera: Le Nozze di Figaro, Les Contes d’Hoffmann, L’Elisir d’Amore. Love to my angel.

ERICA WONG

The Ballet Chorus of the Opéra Populaire

ERICA WONG

The Ballet Chorus of the Opéra Populaire

Broadway: M. ButterflyThe King and I.  First national tour: An American in Paris.  Regional: Brigadoon (Maggie), Jerome Robbins’ Broadway (Eliza), In Your Arms (White Snake).  Television: “NCIS: Hawaii.”  Ballet Companies: Milwaukee Ballet, Ballet Theatre of Maryland.