"The Phantom of the Opera," a novel by French writer Gaston Leroux and a famous 1986 musical, is a story about a mysterious, disfigured man who chooses a protégée, Christine Daae, to sing his works and become first lady ... More »

The setting of Gaston Leroux's novel "The Phantom of the Opera" is the Paris Opera House. The building itself, known as the Palais Garnier, was built between 1861 and 1875. More »

In the 2004 film "The Phantom of the Opera," and in the original novel by Gaston Leroux, the Phantom's mask is used to cover a birth defect. In other film and theater adaptations, the mask has been used to cover scarring... More »

Famous costumes from the musical "The Phantom of the Opera" include Christine Daae's "Think of Me" gown, La Carlotta's opera house exit gown and the masked ball attendees' costumes. The film, set in 1870, offers an excel... More »

In the 2004 film "The Phantom of the Opera," and in the original novel by Gaston Leroux, the Phantom's mask is used to cover a birth defect. In other film and theater adaptations, the mask has been used to cover scarring... More »

The setting of Gaston Leroux's novel "The Phantom of the Opera" is the Paris Opera House. The building itself, known as the Palais Garnier, was built between 1861 and 1875. More »

As of January 2013, 12 actors have played the lead role in "The Phantom of the Opera" on Broadway: Steve Barton, Michael Crawford, John Cudia, Davis Gaines, Kevin Gray, Chris Groenendaal, Mark Jacoby, Ted Keegan, Jeff Ke... More »