The world-renowned Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, Phantom of the Opera will make its debut performance in San Angelo this May! Complete with a flying chandelier, a live orchestra, and triple threat local performers, San Angelo Broadway Academy is proud to be bringing this historical Broadway Musical to the Murphey!
Based on the French novel Le Fantôme de l’Opéra by Gaston Leroux, The Phantom of the Opera revolves around a beautiful soprano, Christine Daaé, who becomes the obsession of a mysterious, disfigured musical genius living in the subterranean labyrinth beneath the Opera Populaire. The “Phantom” who obtrudes himself into the life of the new owners, the cast and, especially, the lovely young soprano Christine, watches her with ambition, obsession, and devotion, while plotting to have Christine replace the diva, Carlotta. Christine performs to acclaim, and is recognized by her childhood friend, Raoul, who falls in love with her. Christine reciprocates his love, to the disgust and despair of the Phantom who vows to make her pay for her betrayal. Will the Phantom destroy both his beloved Opera House and Christine in his quest for revenge? Soaring music, haunting lyrics and swashbuckling action accompany the plot as it unfolds to its climactic finish.
The Phantom of the Opera has won 7 Tony Awards, Best Musical Awards, Audience Award for Best Musical, to name a few, which is a true testament to its sheer musical genius and ability to enchant audiences worldwide over the last quarter century. Directed by Angela Shanks with music direction under Jessica Olson and choreography by Myia Oliver, Phantom of the Opera will leave audience members mesmerized!