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The Phantom of the Opera is coming to Riyadh on this date

The longest-running Broadway musical is coming to town…

If you’re ready to be transported back to the 1800s with a thrilling tale of love, romance, and horror, you need to check out The Phantom of the Opera in Riyadh.

The massive production will be coming to the capital on Saturday October 14 and will be on until Tuesday December 5.

The 37-year-old legendary play is based on the classic 1910 horror novel Le Fantôme de L’Opéra by Gaston Leroux which is considered a pillar of literature. The story of intense unrequited love will be coming to life at The Arena Riyadh Venue for Exhibitions

The play follows the story of a musical genius known to the world as The Phantom who lingers in the shadows of the Paris Opera House as he becomes obsessed with a young, talented soprano, Christine, training and nurturing her talents while harbouring a fierce infatuation and love towards her. Christine, however, is in love with Raoul. The plot then follows a tale of romance, obsession, suspense and mystery, making for an unmissable show right here in Riyadh.

The popular musical first opened in London’s West End in 1986 and has since won over 70 major theatre awards, hosted over 13,900 performances on Broadway, and has been seen by over 160 million people worldwide.

The show will brought to you this winter by the Royal Commission for Riyadh City and Broadway Entertainment Group with a cast, crew and orchestra of 130 members.

If the story has piqued your interest (like us), then you can register here and you’ll be constantly updated with ticket releases, dates, show times, and more.

Images: Phantom Tour Socials