Killian Donnelly is to star in the UK and Ireland tour of The Phantom of the Opera.
The tour opens at Curve in Leicester on February 22, 2020, followed by dates in Manchester, Dublin, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Sunderland, Cardiff and Plymouth.
Donnelly will play The Phantom in Leicester, Manchester, Dublin and Birmingham. Casting for the role from Edinburgh onwards will be announced at a later date.
The cast also includes Holly-Anne Hull as Christine Daaé, Rhys Whitfield as Raoul, Saori Oda as Carlotta Giudicelli. At certain performances the role of Christine Daaé will be played by Anouk Van Laake.
The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical has lyrics by Charles Hart, with additional lyrics by Richard Stilgoe, who also penned the book with Lloyd Webber.
It is produced by Cameron Mackintosh and the Really Useful Group Ltd.