Phantom (Yeston/Kopit)

Phantom (Yeston/Kopit)

by: Arthur Kopit, Gaston Leroux, Maury Yeston

by: Arthur Kopit, Gaston Leroux, Maury Yeston

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Phantom (Yeston/Kopit)

Phantom (Yeston/Kopit)

by: Arthur Kopit, Gaston Leroux, Maury Yeston

by: Arthur Kopit, Gaston Leroux, Maury Yeston

Overview

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.

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Keywords

Betrayal, Death, Love

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

Details

  • Genre: Adaptations (Literature), Mystery/Thriller, Period
  • Time Period: 1900-1910
  • Cast Attributes: Ensemble cast, Reduced casting (Doubling Possible), Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle), Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)
  • Target Audience: Adult

Authors

Arthur Kopit

Arthur Kopit (born May 10, 1937, New York, N.Y., U.S.), American playwright best known for Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama’s Hung You in the Closet and I’m Feelin’ So Sad (1960). Subtitled “a pseudoclassical tragifarce in a bastard French tradition,” the play parodies the Theater of the Absurd, the Oedipus complex, and the conv ...

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Gaston Leroux

Gaston Leroux

Maury Yeston

Maury Yeston is a composer, lyricist, author and teacher, and moves easily between the worlds of theater, film, and academia, writing concert music, Broadway shows, and holding teaching posts as a respected musicologist. In addition to winning his second Tony Award for Best Score for Broadway’s Titanic(which won five T ...

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