Follow the Phantom: Acting the Role

Go behind the scenes of Wright State University’s production of The Phantom of the Opera.

In the third episode of the Follow the Phantom series, Casey Jordan, the junior musical theatre major playing the Phantom, discusses the complex character of the Phantom and the central romance of the musical. We step into the rehearsal room for a look Casey’s acting approach to the role.

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s gothic musical tells the story of a twisted musical genius and his dangerously obsessive love for young soprano capable of giving life to his songs. Winner of seven Tony Awards, the The Phantom of the Opera is currently the longest-running show on Broadway.

Wright State’s production runs May 10–27, 2012. For tickets or more information, call the Box Office at (937) 775-2500.

Look for future Follow the Phantom episodes to join Casey as he becomes The Phantom of the Opera.

Previous episodes:
Hitting the Right Notes

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