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28 Rarely Known Phantom Facts and Backstage Stories

FEBRUARY 8, 2016

The creatives of The Phantom of the Opera share little-known secrets and cool Phantom-facts from the hit Andrew Lloyd Webber musical. Do you know all of these?

  • The New York production cost a record $8 million in 1988. The same production today would cost $20 million.
  • The creative team originally wanted the conductor of Phantom in the pit to wear a white wig during the gala performance of Hannibal while Christine sang "Think of Me," so that he or she matched the conductor that appears onstage in the moment after the gala when Christine takes her bow facing upstage through the reverse tab curtains.
  • Over 400 actors have appeared in the New York production... READ MORE

Author: Adam Hetrick
Source: Playbill

TAGS: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, BROAD, ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER

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