Monday, May 17, 2010

Farewell Engagement Phantom of the Opera, Pittsburgh

Media Contact:

Veronica Corpuz, 412-471-6082

Jamie Cuba, 412-325-1201

PNC Broadway Across America – Pittsburgh announces on sale ticket information for Pittsburgh’s farewell engagement of the longest-running show in Broadway history!

The Phantom of the Opera

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s International Award-Winning Musical

Directed by Harold Prince

PITTSBURGH--PNC Broadway Across America - Pittsburgh - presented by The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Pittsburgh Symphony, and Broadway Across America, proudly announces single ticket on sale information for the farewell engagement of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, directed by Harold Prince, to the Benedum Center from August 25th through September 19th, 2010, as a 2010/2011 Season Special.

Single tickets range from $24 - $125 and will go on sale Monday, May 10th at the Box Office at Theater Square (655 Penn Avenue between Sixth and Seventh Streets), online at or by calling 412-456-4800. Group orders may be reserved now by calling 412-471-6930.

With some of the most lavish sets, costumes and special effects ever to have been created for the stage, Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA directed by Harold Prince traces the tragic love story of a beautiful opera singer and a young composer shamed by his physical appearance into a shadowy existence beneath the majestic Paris Opera House. Adapted from Gaston Leroux's classic novel of mystery and suspense, this award-winning musical has woven its magical spell over standing room audiences in more than 100 cities worldwide and is now longest running show in Broadway history. For his final overture in Pittsburgh, PHANTOM returns to the Benedum Center to take your breath away.

About Broadway Across America

Broadway Across America is owned and operated by British theatre producer John Gore (CEO) and entertainment industry veteran Thomas B. McGrath (Chairman). Broadway Across America presents first-class touring Broadway musicals and plays, family productions and other live events throughout a network of 43 North American cities. Broadway Across America is also dedicated to the development and production of new and diverse live theatre for productions on Broadway, across America and throughout the world. Broadway Across America most recently produced the Broadway productions of HAIR, WEST SIDE STORY and Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS. Upcoming productions include MINSKY'S, PROMISES, PROMISES, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET and the West End production of BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S. Touring productions include Nickelodeon's STORYTIME ADVENTURES featuring Dora the Explorer and DREAMGIRLS. For more information or to purchase tickets through an authorized agent go to

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