The Phantom of the Opera is getting some cast changes this fall.
John Riddle and Bradley Dean will take over as Raoul and Monsieur André, respectively, on September 11 replacing Jay Armstrong Johnson and Laird Mackintosh, who will take their final bows on September 3 and September 10. Meghan Picerno will replace Kaley Ann Voorhees as Christine Daaé beginning the week of October 14.
According to Broadway.com, Picerno is an alum of the Phantom of the Opera world tour; she originated the role of Christine in the North American premiere ofLove Never Dies, the sequel toThe Phantom of the Opera. This will mark her Broadway debut. Riddle originated the role of "Hans" in Frozen on Broadway. Dean can currently be seen onstage in the New York premiere of Bat Out of Hell.
The new cast members will join the current Broadway cast led by Ben Crawford as The Phantom, Craig Bennett as Monsieur Firmin, Raquel Suarez Groen as Carlotta, Maree Johnson as Madame Giry, Carlton Moe as Piangi and Kelsey Connolly as Meg Giry. Ticketing information can be found here.