Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 October 2019: The world’s most popular musical, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, celebrated a hugely successful debut in the UAE, by hosting a glamorous masquerade party in partnership with Broadway Entertainment Group, Dubai Opera and Emaar Group, at The Address, Downtown.

The stunning masquerade event celebrated the vision of all those involved in bringing the internationally renowned show to the region, including Broadway Entertainment Group, Dubai Opera and Emaar, along with the incredible performers from cast, crew, orchestra, technical team, choreographers, and all those who have contributed to making THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA the most popular musical in the world.

The party, hosted at The Address, Downtown, welcomed more than 300 guests, including Liz Koops, CEO of Broadway Entertainment Group, Georgiana Young, Chief Commercial Officer of Broadway Entertainment Group, along with their team, senior representatives from Emaar Group, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA cast, including Jonathan Roxmouth, Claire Lyon, Matt Leisy, along with the other talented members of the cast and crew, joined by Dubai socialites and personalities.
“We were delighted to host such a wonderful masquerade party to celebrate years of hard work and behind-the-scenes planning. We are delighted to have realised our vision to bring the world’s most popular musical to audiences in the UAE. It is wonderful to see the huge success of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in the region.” commented Liz Koops, CEO of Broadway Entertainment Group on the occasion. “THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA has captured the hearts of audiences in the UAE, and we are pleased to express how proud we are of the entire cast and crew who have made the show a spectacular success, as well as all partners involved behind the scenes. The party was truly spectacular; a truly well-deserved night of celebration,” she added.
Claire Lyon dazzled the crowd, wearing a fully embroidered ball gown with crystals by Michael Cinco, Dubai-based Filipino designer, who is best known for his fabulous couture gowns. His innate creativity and masterful techniques have catapulted him to the front ranks of fashion. He has cultivated a dedicated following for the luxe and intricacy of his designs, with their fresh, elegant and detailed juxtapositions of fabric and Swarovski crystals. Matt Leisy attended the party dressed in a dapper suit by Ermenegildo Zegna, the leading luxury menswear brand and one of the most renowned businesses in Italy.
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is presented in Dubai by Broadway Entertainment Group and Dubai Opera. THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is brought to you by Du Live.
Tickets are now on sale for performances from now until – 9 November 2019.
Performance Times
Monday to Thursday at 8:00pm
Friday & Saturday at 2:00pm & 8:00pm
No Sunday performances
Visit one of,, or to book or purchase your tickets. To purchase your tickets in person, visit Virgin Megastore or the Dubai Opera Box Office.
For more information please log onto:
– End –
About Dubai Opera:
Dubai Opera is a truly unique venue and the city’s first purpose built multi-format performing arts theatre, situated in the heart of Downtown Dubai. With an iconic dhow-shaped design rooted in Emirati heritage, Dubai Opera offers the ultimate flexibility of a proscenium arch theatre, an acoustic concert hall and a 2000m2 flat floor event space, and is the definitive destination for quality entertainment productions and performances. Dubai Opera’s stage hosts an incredible array of world-class talent, with opera, ballet and classical music concerts and productions at the core, Dubai Opera also stages musical theatre, fashion shows, jazz, comedy, family shows and a full range of live entertainment.
For more media information or images, please contact:
About Broadway Entertainment Group:

Broadway Entertainment Group is the world’s first theatrical distribution company to consolidate an international circuit through its network and bring quality entertainment into the markets of Europe, the United Kingdom, the Middle East, North America, South and Central Asia. Chief Executive Officer, Liz Koops has produced shows internationally for over 20 years, and toured productions in 40 countries.

Forthcoming international presentations include Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Illusionists, Thriller Live, The Wizard of Oz, Piaf! Le Spectacle, Broken Wings, Formidable Aznavour, The Greatest Love of All Starring Belinda Davids, and The Kite Runner.

Broadway Entertainment Group has previously toured Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS and Evita, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Kinky Boots, Dreamworks’ SHREK the Musical, Annie, Ghost The Musical, Dein Perry’s Tap Dogs, Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake (Winner of Olivier and over 30 International Awards).
Previous productions produced by Liz Koops include: Priscilla Queen of the Desert (Winner of Tony, Olivier and other International Awards), Mathew Bourne’s Swan Lake, Fosse, Chicago – The Musical, Miss Saigon, Gumboots, Slava’s Snow Show, Bounce, Lady Salsa, Circus Oz, Lano and Woodley, Mum’s the Word, Rudy Coby, Shaolin Kung Fu Warriors, Sister Act, and Jerry Seinfeld World Tour.

Broadway Entertainment Group operates from Dubai, London and Australia.
For more information about Broadway Entertainment Group FZ LLC, please visit

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s