30 m, 7 f, plus ensemble (doubling possible.) / Ints., exts. This mesmerizing Phantom is traditional musical theatre in the finest sense. The Tony award winning authors of Nine have transformed Gaston Leroux' The Phantom of the Opera into a sensation that enraptures audiences and critics with beautiful songs and an expertly crafted book. It is constructed around characters more richly developed than in any other version, including the original novel. "Everything is first rate." - N.Y. Daily News "Rhapsodic music that entrances, moves and haunts...A welcome link to musical theatre's golden past." - The New York Times "Has glory all its own." - Boston GlobeSmall, Edgar is the author of 'From Agent to Actor An Unsentimental Education or What the Other Half Knows', published 2010 under ISBN 9780573606144 and ISBN 0573606145.