Titan Comics has announced it is adapting the Andrew Lloyd Webber Phantom of the Opera into a graphic novel.
Widely considered one of the most beautiful and spectacular productions in history, The Phantom of The Opera has played to over 14 million people in 41 countries, 183 cities and translated into 17 languages. It is the longest running show in Broadway history and the only show to have celebrated 30 years on both sides of the Atlantic. Next year will see the 34th Anniversary of its West End debut which opened at Her Majesty’s Theatre on 9th October 1986, starring Sarah Brightman and Michael Crawford.
Packed with illusion, suspense, romance and tragedy, the musical – which is based on the classic novel by Gaston Leroux – tells the tale of a disfigured musical genius known only as ‘The Phantom’ who haunts the depths of the Paris Opera House. Mesmerised by the talent and beauty of a young soprano, Christine Daaé, the Phantom lures her in as his protégé and falls fiercely in love with her. Unaware of Christine’s love for Raoul, the Phantom’s obsession sets the scene for a dramatic turn of events where jealousy, madness and passion collide.
According to Titan Comics, Cavan Scott will adapt the musical, with Jose Maria Beroy providing the art. The Phantom of the Opera graphic novel will arrive in June 2020, so you have plenty of time to familiarize yourself with the Music of the Night.
The Music of the Night performed by Gerard Butler as The Phantom from the 2004 film version of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera