Why did Michael Crawford not sing at the Royal Albert Hall?

Michael Crawford didn’t sing in the encore because he had come straight after a matinee performance ‘The Wizard of Oz’ at the London Palladium (where he was playing the title character) and had to preserve his voice for an evening show.

Why does Michael Crawford no longer sing?

After four years of ill health, Crawford was fit to work again. He got lots of tempting offers to return to performing, but was enjoying his stress-free life too much to get back on stage – ‘where I’d always pushed myself to the limit, and look what good it had done me.

Who were the 4 Phantoms 25th anniversary Albert Hall?

Four Phantoms gathered on stage: Panaro, John Owen Jones, Ramin Karimloo and Peter Jöback (who will join the Broadway company in April) for a special performance of “The Phantom of the Opera” featuring Boggess.

Who is considered the best Phantom of the Opera?

Michael Crawford

Crawford reprised his role on Broadway in 1988, winning a Tony Award for his performance. In 1991, 1,300 performances and three and a half years later, Michael Crawford left The Phantom of the Opera. He will always be known by fans of the musical as the original and best Phantom.

How does Michael Crawford live now?

English actor and singer Michael Crawford is living in New Zealand where he is known as Mike and his best mate is a dairy farmer.