Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Love Never Dies on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download and On Demand May 29

THE SWEEPING LOVE STORY THAT BEWITCHED GENERATIONS IN
“THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA” LIVES ON IN ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER’S



Available on Blu-ray™, DVD, Digital Download and On Demand May 29, 2012
  From Universal Studios Home Entertainment

Overview: The ultimate love story continues in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s spectacular musical Love Never Dies, a sequel to the legendary “Phantom of the Opera.” From musical theater’s most captivating composer and featuring the new highly-acclaimed Australian production filmed in Melbourne, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Love Never Dies arrives on Blu-rayTM with perfect hi-def picture and perfect hi-def sound and DVD on May 29, 2012.  With lush visuals and a mesmerizing score that rivals the original in power and beauty, this live production of Love Never Dies is a romantic necessity for every Broadway fan’s collection.

  The year is 1907 and ten years have passed since the Phantom’s disappearance from the Paris Opera House.  He has escaped to a new life in New York where he lives amongst the screaming joy rides and freak-shows of Coney Island. In this new electrically-charged world, he has finally found a place for his music to soar. All that is missing is his love - Christine Daaé.  Now one of the world’s finest sopranos, Christine is struggling in an ailing marriage to Raoul.  So, it is with excitement she accepts an invitation to travel to New York and perform at a renowned opera house. In a final bid to win back her love, the Phantom lures Christine, her husband, and their young son Gustave from Manhattan, to the glittering and glorious world of Coney Island… not knowing what is in store for them.





BLU-RAYTM and DVD BONUS FEATURES:
·         “Making Of” Featurette: Take a look behind the scenes at Andrew Lloyd Webber’s breathtaking sequel

CAST AND FILMMAKERS
Cast:  Ben Lewis, Anna O’Byrne, Maria Mercedes, Simon Gleeson, Sharon Millerchip, Emma J Hawkins, Paul Tabone, Dean Vince
Composer:  Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyrics & Book:  Glenn Slater
Book:  Ben Elton, Frederick Forsyth
Additional Lyrics:  Charles Hart
Director:  Simon Phillips
Choreographer:  Graeme Murphy AM
Set & Costume Designer:  Gabriela Tylesova
Lighting Designer:  Nick Schlieper
Musical Supervisor:  Guy Simpson

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