Prima Donnas

Are you a theater nerd like us? Well even if you’re not, you’ve probably heard about Andrew Lloyd Weber’s musical sensation. Maybe you even find yourself humming a tune this very moment. Betcha didn’t know that Phantom of the Opera, was originally a novel written in the early 20th Century by a French investigative journalist turned author. The best part? Even on his deathbed Gaston Lereaux insisted it was all real. An underground lake really lies at the bottom of the 6th story below ground. A counterweight from the chandelier really did fall on a member of the audience. Those star crossed lovers Christine and Raul were very likely real people. So was there really an Opera Ghost? Decide for yourself as we explore one of our favorite legends…

Weston Brownlee