Every lover of musicals knows The Phantom of the Opera, the haunting tale of a deformed broken man longing for the love of a beautiful soprano. But did you know that Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical was based on a 19th Century novel by Gaston Leroux, a famous French author and journalist?
At this moment a famous landmark in France dedicated to The Phantom of the Opera and it’s author Gaston Leroux, “La Cave de Gaston Leroux”, is under threat of closure. This restaurant, devised by the great grandchild of the writer Veronique Leroux, has ran into financial trouble because of the corona restrictions.
This radio event, is hoping to raise money for La Cave De Gaston Leroux will feature much loved Phantoms past and present, who will discuss their role and the original classic novel, plus there will be music from well known, and not so well known adaptations and much, much more!