The famous musical first staged in Russian
The premiere of the musical “Phantom of the Opera” in Russian held on October 4 at the Moscow Youth Palace. This is stated on the official website of music and stage performance.
«Phantom of the Opera” for as much as 28 years of successful runs in London and almost the same on Broadway. For the selection of actors for the productions of the legendary Russian musical directors held auditions in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, Yekaterinburg, Saratov, Perm, Minsk, Kiev and Riga.
The play, staged by the producers which cost $ 10 million, is 2 hours 30 minutes with intermission. According to organizers, tickets to the show were sold out a month before the premiere. We are talking about almost 60 thousand tickets for € 4 million ($ 6 million).