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Phantom (Yeston/Kopit)

Full Length Musical, Drama  /  7f, 30m

Book by Arthur Kopit
Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston
Based on Gaston Leroux's novel, The Phantom of the Opera

"Everything is first rate." - New York Daily News
"Rhapsodic music that entrances, moves and haunts... A welcome link to musical theatre's golden past." - The New York Times
"Has glory all its own." - Boston Globe…

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  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    7f, 30m
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Adaptations (Literature), Mystery/Thriller, Period
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Adult
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Phantom (Yeston/Kopit)

Details

Summary
This mesmerizing Phantom is traditional musical theatre in the finest sense. The Tony award winning authors of Nine have transformed Gaston Leroux' The Phantom of the Opera into a sensation that enraptures audiences and critics with beautiful songs and an expertly crafted book. It is constructed around characters more richly developed than in any other version, including the original novel.
Cast Attributes
  • Ensemble cast
  • Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)
  • Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)
  • Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)
Keywords
Performing Groups
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Large Stage
THE PHANTOM - the Opera Ghost, also known as Erik
CHRISTINE DAEE - the Phantom's protege
THE COUNT DE CHANDON (PHILIPPE) - in love with Christine
GERARD CARRIERE - former manager of the Opera House
CHOLET - new manager of the Opera House
CARLOTTA - the new diva; Cholet's wife
JEAN-CLAUDE - the stage manager
INSPECTOR LEDOUX - chief of the Paris police
VARIOUS MEMBERS OF THE OPERA COMPANY, POLICE, AND THE PHANTOM'S ACOLYTES.
  • Time Period 1900-1910
  • Setting The Paris opera house at the turn of the century.
  • Features Period Costumes
  • Additional Features Special Effects
  • Cautions
    • Mild Adult Themes

Media

"Everything is first rate." - New York Daily News

"Rhapsodic music that entrances, moves and haunts... A welcome link to musical theatre's golden past." - The New York Times

"Has glory all its own." - Boston Globe

"Phantom's love story-and the passionately soaring music it prompts... jerk enough tears to fill that Paris Opera Lagoon." - San Diego Union

"A rich, ripe, rewarding evening." - Chicago Tribune

"One of those musicals you thought they just didn't write anymore." - Chicago Sun Times

"Music that can break your heart... This is a score in the grand manner." - Gannett Newspapers

"One of the most appealing America musicals of recent years." - Dallas Morning News

Music

Song Samples

Overture
Melodie De Paris
Dressing for the Night
Where in the World
This Place is Mine
Home
Music Lessons
You Are Music
The Bistro
Who Could Ever Have Dreamed Up You
Entre'acte
Without Your Music
My True Love
My Mother Bore Me
You Are My Own
Finale
1 Piano-Conductors

1 Keyboards
1 Reed 1 (Flute, Piccolo, Alto Flute)
1 Reed 2 (Oboe, English Horn)
1 Reed 3 (Clarinet)
1 Reed 4 (Flute, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet)
1 Reed 5 (Bassoon)
1 Horns 1&2
1 Trombone
1 Violins 1&2
1 Cellos 1&2
1 Violas
1 Bass
1 Trumpets 1&2
2 Percussion (Bass Drum, Bells, Bell Tree, Chimes, Drum Set, Finger Cymbals, Glockenspiel, Gong, Ratchet, Suspended Cymbal, Tam-Tam, Tympani, Triangle, Wood Block, Xylophone) (2 books)
1 Harp

  • Musical StyleOperetta
  • Vocal DemandsModerate
  • Orchestra SizeMedium
  • Chorus SizeSmall

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1 Piano-Conductors
25 Vocal Books

1 Keyboards
1 Reed 1
1 Reed 2
1 Reed 3
1 Reed 4
1 Reed 5
1 Horns 1&2
1 Trombone
1 Violins 1&2
1 Cellos 1&2
1 Violas
1 Bass
1 Trumpets 1&2
2 Percussion
1 Harp
1 Piano-Conductors
25 Vocal Books

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Authors

Arthur Kopit

Arthur Kopit is the author of the plays Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma’s Hung you in the Closet and I’m Feelin’ So Sad; Indians (Tony Nominee, finalist for Pulitzer prize); Wings (Tony Nominee, finalist for Pulitzer prize); End of the World, with Symposium to Follow; a new translat ...

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Maury Yeston

Maury Yeston’s music and lyrics include his internationally acclaimed Broadway musicals Nine and Titanic (both of which earned him Tony Awards for Best Score and Best Musical, as well as Grammy nominations) and Grand Hotel (Tony nomination, Olivier Award). The Broadway reviva ...

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Gaston Leroux

Gaston Leroux (1868-1927) was a French journalist and author of detective fiction. In the English-speaking world, he is best known for writing the novel The Phantom of the Opera (Le Fantôme de l'Opéra, 1910), which has been made into several film and stage productions of the ...

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