The Phantom of the Opera Music of the Night Snow Globe is a must have for any fan of the musical. This beautiful globe captures the iconic moment when the Phantom sings “Music of the Night” to Christine. It’s a perfect addition to any collection and makes a great gift for any occasion.
The Phantom of the Opera
The Phantom of the Opera is a musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Charles Hart. The book was originally published as a novel by Gaston Leroux in 1911.
The title character, known as the Phantom, is a disfigured musical genius who terrorizes the Paris Opera House while hiding in its secret passages. He falls in love with Christine Daaé, a beautiful soprano singer, and becomes obsessed with making her a star.
The musical opened in London’s West End in 1986, and Broadway in 1988. It has since been translated into several languages and produced in hundreds of cities around the world. The Phantom of the Opera was the longest-running musical on Broadway until it was eclipsed by The Lion King in 2006.
In 2018, the musical celebrated its 30th anniversary with special performances and events around the world.
The Music of the Night
This musical snow globe features a replica of the famous chandelier from The Phantom of the Opera suspended above a miniature stage. “The Music of the Night” plays as the globe gently rotates.
The Snow Globe
The Snow Globe is a prop from the musical The Phantom of the Opera. It is a glass sphere which sits on a black base. The globe contains a miniature replica of the Paris Opera House. At the start of the musical, the Snow Globe is seen in the bedchamber of Christine Daaé, one of the opera’s chorus singers. In the musical, it is said that Raoul, Viscount de Chagny, gave Christine the globe when they were children.
The Snow Globe plays a significant role in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical The Phantom of the Opera. In the beginning of the show, it is seen in Christine Daaé’s bedchamber as she gazes at it longingly, thinking about her childhood sweetheart Raoul. It represents her happy memories with him and her escape from reality.
Later in the show, after Christine has been kidnapped by the Phantom and taken to his lair underneath the opera house, she sees the Snow Globe again and is overcome with nostalgia. The Phantom uses this opportunity to try to win her over by showing her his own private collection of snow globes which are said to be even more beautiful than hers. He then gives her an ultimatum: if she agrees to be his wife and stay with him forever, he will give her anything she wants – including a replica of the snow globe from her childhood. However, if she refuses, he will kill Raoul.
Christine eventually decides to leave with Raoul and break free from the Phantom’s control. As she does so, she smashes the Snow Globe in front of him as a final act of defiance. This enumates one of their final confrontations and leads to Raoul’s eventual victory over the Phantom.
The Final Scene
The final scene of The Phantom of the Opera music of the night snow globe features the Phantom and Christine in a passionate embrace. The two lovers are surrounded by a swirling vortex of snow, which represents the intensity of their emotions. This is a fitting end to the story, as the music of the night has brought them together and will continue to do so long after the curtain falls.
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