The Phantom of the Opera's origins came from Leroux's curiosity with the Phantom being real. In the prologue he tells the readers about the Phantom and the research that he did to prove the truth of the ghost. His findings connected the corpse from the opera house to the Persian phantom himself. Plot summary
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The Phantom of the Opera (in French, Le Fantôme de l'Opéra ) is a French novel by Gaston Leroux. It was first published as a serialization in Le Gaulois from September 23, 1909 to January 8, 1910. Initially, the novel sold very poorly and was even out of print several times during the twentieth...
The Phantom of the Opera is a 2004 British–American musical drama film based on Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1986 musical of the same name, which in turn is based on the French novel Le Fantôme de l'Opéra by Gaston Leroux. Produced and co-written by Lloyd Webber and directed by Joel Schumacher, ...
BEN CRAWFORD (The Phantom of the Opera) was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona and received a BFA in Music Theatre from The University of Arizona.His Broadway credits include last season’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Mr. Salt), the titular character in Shrek The Musical, Big Fish (Edward Bloom u/s, Don Price), Les Misérables (Javert/Valjean u/s) and On the Twentieth Century (Bruce ...
Erik is the main antagonist in Gaston Leroux's 1911 The Phantom of the Opera. In the original novel, few details are given regarding Erik's past, although there is no shortage of hints and implications throughout the book. Erik himself laments the fact that his mother was horrified by his...
Production for The Phantom of the Opera was stalled with Lloyd Webber and Brightman's divorce. "Everything got tied up in settlements", Schumacher reflected. "Then my career took off and I was really busy." As a result, The Phantom of the Opera languished in development limbo for Warner Bros. throughout the 1990s.
Most likely the model for the figure...the Phantom that appeared in the novel "The Phantom of the Opera" that took place in the 19th century. Living in the vast labyrinth of aqueducts beneath the opera house, he was attracted to a young actress and helped her become a diva.