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Hugh Panaro is perhaps best known for having played the coveted role of the Phantom in Broadway’s The Phantom of the Opera over 2,000 times, including the 25th Anniversary production. In fact, Hugh is one of the few actors to be cast by Harold Prince as both The Phantom and Raoul in the show’s Broadway production.

Hugh made his Broadway debut in the original production of Les Misérables as Marius, the role he originated in the First National Company. He also created the roles of Buddy in the original Side Show (Sony Cast Recording)Julian Craster in Jule Styne’s musical The Red Shoes, and the title role in the American premiere of Cameron Mackintosh’s Martin Guerre. Hugh was nominated for an Outer Critic Circle Award for his performance in the title role of Elton John’s Lestat, based on Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles.

An active concert artist, Hugh has performed with numerous symphony orchestras including the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall, Philly Pops, Dallas, Detroit, San Francisco, Seattle, Utah Symphonies, and the London Sinfonietta, among many others. Hugh also recently returned as a guest soloist with the Festival Cesky Krumlov in the Czech Republic. He also had the privilege of performing in the world premiere of Penderecki’s Te Deum at Carnegie Hall, was a guest soloist with the Buffalo Philharmonic, conducted by Marvin Hamlisch and toured Europe with the legendary Barbra Streisand.

A native of Philadelphia, Panaro graduated from Temple University and was awarded the Boyer College of Music Certificate of Honor.

Prime $30 / Choice $25 / Student $10 – Tickets go on sale August 2, 2022

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Enter the MAC “MEET and GREET” Raffle to win a personal meeting with Hugh Panaro

for you and up to 7 of your friends following the show.

Winner will also receive 2 front row tickets to the performance.

Tickets for the “Meet and Greet” Raffle can be purchased at the Monroe Arts Center during regular business hours, Tuesday – Friday, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM and Saturday, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Raffle begins July 6, 2022 and runs through August 17, 2022. Winners will be drawn during intermission at “The Milbillies” Outdoor Sounds of Summer Concert. Summer Concerts are Free of Charge.

The Hugh Panaro concert has been supported by MAC Corporate Underwriter Colony Brands, Inc. and Season Media Underwriter Big Radio, with additional support from David & Julie Buchanan, Pete Guenther & Barb Woodriff, Chuck & Chris Wellington, John & Donna Glynn, Bob & Nan Rudd, Ron & Jennifer Spielman

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