Phantom: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Phantom follows the enigmatic Erik, also known as the Phantom, who resides in the catacombs of the opera house. Captivated by beautiful music and the young soprano Christine Daaé, the Phantom mentors her in secret while concealing his face. As their bond strengthens, Erik’s love faces challenges, leading him down a path of vengeance. Phantom offers a fresh interpretation of the literary classic, exploring themes of love, acceptance, and the transformative power of music.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1991)

Cast Size: 30+

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1900s, 1910s / France (Paris)


Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Maury Yeston

Book: Arthur Kopit


Cast Albums

Premiere Cast (1993)➝


Resources

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


Tags

1990s, Based on a Book, Classical, DramaticHorror, Large Cast, Metatheatre, One-Word, Operatic


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