by Kyle Walker

Paris, 1924. Haunted by the book that made him famous, Gaston Leroux reluctantly agrees to meet with Lon Chaney, the Hollywood movie star set to portray the Phantom of the Opera on the silver screen. But Lon wants more than just advice. He wants the truth. Did the Phantom of the Opera actually exist? The tragic love story of Christine Daaé, her mysterious disappearance, and the deformed ghost that haunts the Paris Opera House, comes to life in this faithful yet subversive adaptation of the classic novel. Discover the magic behind the mystery, the madness beyond the music, and the monster within the mask.

  • Cast Size: 9M 8W (Doubling Possible)
  • Running time: 90+ minutes
  • Royalty Rte: $75 per performance

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Todd M. Lewis – Original Musical Score

Faust 1908 – Act 1 – Internet Archive Recordings

Faust 1908 – Act 2 – Internet Archive Recordings

Faust 1908 – Act 3 – Internet Archive Recordings

Faust 1908 – Act 4 – Internet Archive Recordings

Faust 1908 – Act 5 – Internet Archive Recordings

Faust – Library of Congress Recordings 

Romeo et Juliette – Library of Congress Recordings

Otello – Library of Congress Recordings

About the Playwright

Kyle Walker is a writer and playwright based in Valdez, Alaska. After graduating from Grand Valley State University with a degree in Theatre, he went on to write five original plays for The University Wits Theatrical Company, all premiering at Dog Story Theater in Grand Rapids, Michigan. His other theatrical works have been featured at TBA Theater in Anchorage, Hap Ryder Riverfront Theatre in Fairbanks, and the Valdez Theater Conference. His fiction work can be seen in Scary Monsters Magazine and the Prince William Sound Anthology Series. A10th Anniversary edition of his debut novella, Shadows, was published in 2023. His writing strives to make the voiceless heard and the strange accepted – lifting and honoring BIPOC and the LGBTQIA+ community.

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