Phantom – The Las Vegas Spectacular Announces First Ever Phantom Fans Week Sept. 16-20
May 25, 2009 by VegasNews.com
Phantom – The Las Vegas Spectacular will host a week-long celebration of all things Phantom during Phantom Fans Week in fabulous Las Vegas. Phantom fans from all over the world will join together September 16 – 20 to experience Phantom like never before. Fans will get exclusive access to the show at special Insider Sessions and hear from the biggest names in the Phantom world, including honorary guest and legendary director, Hal Prince.
With different registration levels available, fans can spend a full week or a short weekend; the activities and registration fees have been developed to accommodate any travel schedule or budget. All registration levels include admission to all six Insider Sessions, including the keynote address by famed Director Hal Prince, the chance to take in up to four performances of Phantom and exclusive access into a grand Masquerade Ball with the cast of Phantom. If that’s not enough, fans can partake in special add-on events, such as dinner with Executive Producer Scott Zeiger at Wolfgang Puck’s Postrio Restaurant or the Farewell Brunch at Bouchon Restaurant.
Insider Sessions provide fans with exclusive behind-the-scenes access and once in a lifetime opportunities such as meeting the Phantom cast, including a Q &A with Tony Award-winner Anthony Crivello who plays “The Phantom,” and sessions with Phantom’s Production Designer Paul Kelly and Associate Costume Designer Sam Fleming. In other sessions, fans can hear about how the Opera Garnier of Paris was recreated specifically for The Venetian, learn about “The Phantom’s” hour-long makeup process and how the look was redesigned for this production and meet an only-in-Vegas Phantom star, Maria, the one-ton, 15 foot-wide, 16 foot-tall chandelier.
Famed director and twenty-one time Tony Award-winner, Hal Prince, will enlighten the group with a keynote address to close out the extraordinary week. Fans will hear about his career, his work on The Phantom of the Opera and the process of transitioning The Phantom of the Opera into the 95-minute Phantom – The Las Vegas Spectacular.
“We’re proud to host the first ever Phantom Fans Week and offer this kind of exclusive access,” said Scott Zeiger, Co-CEO of BASE Entertainment and Executive Producer of Phantom – The Las Vegas Spectacular. “In addition to hosting this extraordinary affair, we’re also thrilled to have Harold Prince, our illustrious director, return to Las Vegas,” said Zeiger.
Phantom fans now have the chance to be a part of Phantom history. Join fans from around the world this September for a week of passion, romance, seduction and fun all surrounding the most famous love story of all time. Packages start at just $250 a person with special discounts for those who register early.
Phantom at The Venetian is produced by The Really Useful Theatre Company Inc. and BASE Entertainment. Phantom performs at The Venetian Resort – Hotel – Casino on Monday and Saturday at 7 & 9:30 pm and Tuesday – Friday at 7 p.m. (dark Sunday). For more information or to register for Phantom Fans Week, please visit http://www.phantomvegasoffers.com/newsletters/fansweek/full/index2.html. For more information on Phantom – The Las Vegas Spectacular, please visit www.phantomlasvegas.com.
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