phantom of the opera

Phantom of the Opera

Erik, better known as The Phantom of the Opera, is a main character of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s famous musical. His real name is Erik. He lives underground beneath the Paris Opera House, and becomes infatuated with a soprano singer named Christine Daae. As a musical genius, he recognizes her talent and selects her to sing his music. He eventually falls in love with her, but she doesn’t reciprocate, which leaves him heartbroken. He wears a mask to hide half his face which had been disfigured from birth. The musical is currently running on Broadway, where Ben Crawford plays this title role.