Mark Jacoby

Mark Jacoby (April 3, 2013)

Three Broadway performers who have all played the title role in Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Phantom of the Opera" will perform together with the Bridgeport Symphony at the Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts at Fairfield's Sacred Heart University.   

Cris Groenendaal, Mark Jacoby and Craig Schulman, who have collectively worn the ‘Phantom’ mask a few thousand times over a 10-year period, will star in "Three Phantoms in Concert" Saturday, April 6 at 8 p.m. Prroceeds go to the Sacred heart University scholarship programs.

The evening’s program will feature solo numbers from the show as well as duets and trios from other classic Broadway musicals.

Groenendaal's Broadway credits include Anthony Hope in Sweeney Todd, George in Sunday in the Park with George, Rizzolli in Passion and Miles Gloriosus in the 1996 revival of A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum. He originated the role of Andre in the Broadway productionof "Phantom" and went on to play the title role for 860 performances.

For two and-a-half years Jacaoby played the Phantom, a role he had created in the American National tour. He played Baron von Gaigern in "Grand Hotel" on Briadwayu and Oscar Jaffe in Goodspeed Musicals' "On the 20th Century."

Besides the Phantom, Schulman played Jean Valjean in Les Miserables and the title role in Frank Wildhorn's Jekyll & Hyde.

Tickets are $50. 

Information:  203.371.7908 and www.EdgertonCenter.org