Phantom of the Opera by Ken Hill
Based upon the book by Gaston Leroux (from "The Phantom of the Opera")
Book and Lyrics by Ken Hill
Ben Forster as Phantom
Paul Potts as Faust
and touring company
The ultimate classic musical, the origin of "Phantom of the Opera", comes to Japan for the first time in 6 years!
The most faithful adaptation of Gaston Leroux's novel "The Phantom of the Opera" has premiered in 1976 and has been performed in Japan 6 times between 1992 and 2018, attracting a total of more than 280,000 people, well received by many fans. The story, with lyrics written by Ken Hill referred to arias from existing operas such as "Faust", "Les Pêcheurs de Perles", and "Rusalka", is a vivid depiction of "the tragedy of being in love," with humorous and skillful portrayals of human beings.