At the beginning of her career in the Paris Opera chorus, Christine hears a mysterious and beautiful voice, which she believes to be the song of The Angel of Music. The Voice, however, belongs to Erik, the deformed musical genius who haunts the Opera House. Christine’s harrowing encounters with Erik reveal not only his madness, but also his anguish.
Despite finding little success in print after its 1911 publication, interest in and acclaim for Gaston Leroux’s The Phantom of the Opera intensified as a result of numerous film and stage adaptations, most notably Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 1986 stage adaptation.
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