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Play It Again, Sam

Yeston & Kopit's Phantom

October 16 – November 14, 2015

Directed by Karen Weber
Music Direction by Anita Ruth
Choreography by Michael Gruber

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Meet the phantom you’ve never known! Gaston Leroux’s 1910 novel, The Phantom of the Opera, has inspired numerous works for the stage and screen. Artistry is pleased to offer our audiences the chance to experience the rarely-produced adaptation, Yeston & Kopit’s Phantom. Join us for an evening of extraordinary musical theater that is:

Most authentic to Leroux’s novel. Yeston & Kopit explore the depths of the Phantom’s character and illuminate his humanity in ways that create an intimate, deeply moving theater experience.

Filled with lush, elegant music that evokes “musical theater’s golden past” (New York Times). Composer Maury Yeston’s music echoes an earlier, classic age of musical theater, with soaring and melodic songs.

Artistry at its best. See William Gilness* (last appearing here as Javert in Les Misérables) as the Phantom, hear the passionate score played by a 20-piece orchestra, and be transported to 1890s Paris through the magic of our accomplished designers.

*Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.

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Sponsored by Mall of America

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The Phantom (aka Erik) – William Gilness*
Christine Dae’e – Courtney Groves
The Count de Chandon (Philippe) – Riley McNutt
Gerard Carriere – Alan Sorensen
Cholet – Carl Schoenborn
Carlotta – Angela Walberg
Jean-Claude – Nathan Croner
Inspector LeDoux – Ryan London Levin
Buquet/ Ensemble – Ryan Halliday
Belladova dancer/ Ensemble - Elly Stahlke
Minister of Culture/ Ensemble – Kyler Chase
Flora/ Ensemble – Sommer Walters
Florence/ Ensemble – Siri Hammond
Fleure/ Ensemble – Nicole Park Riebe
Ballet Master/ Ensemble - France Roberts
Young Erik/Acolyte Dancer - Seth Beil

Madison Palmer**
Brianna Regan
Brandon Lund
Amanda Schnabel
Mike Tober
Becca Hart
Corey de Danann
Molly Jo Hall

* Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States
** Dance captain

Performance Calendar


PHANTOM (Yeston/Kopit)
is presented by special arrangement with 
Originally Produced in the United States at Theatre Under the Stars, Houston, Texas
Originally directed by Charles Abbott

The videotaping or other video or audio recording of this production is strictly prohibited

Ticket Info

Adults: $36
Seniors: $32
25 & Under: $27
($3 off Wednesday performances)
Group Rates: Groups of 20 or more receive specially priced tickets. Please contact the Box Office for more information.

Box Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Box Office Phone: 952-563-8575

Student Rush: As available, student rush tickets can be purchased by students through college age beginning approximately 15 minutes before any performance. Rush tickets for Schneider Theater productions are $15, cash only. Valid student ID required (limit two rush tickets per ID).

Exchanges: All ticket sales are final. No refunds or exchanges. Season ticket holders may exchange tickets for another performance of the same show (subject to availability). Please call the Box Office for more information.