eBay Auction of Signed Phantom Film Script Begins 2/9

Category: Phantom of the Opera News | Posted by: admin
Article Date: February 8, 2007 | Publication: Broadway World | Author: BWW News Desk
Publication/Article Link:http://broadwayworld.com/viewcolumn.cfm?colid=15691

The script that director Joel Schumacher used and annotated during the filming of the movie musical version of The Phantom of the Opera will be auctioned on ebay, according to the Really Useful Group's website.
The memento is signed by Schumacher (Batman & Robin, A Time to Kill, Batman Forever, St. Elmo's Fire), and is bound in leather.

Proceeds from the eBay sale will benefit Cancer Research UK. Bidding opens February 9th at 1pm GMT.

Produced by Really Useful Films and released by Warner Bros. Pictures, The Phantom of the Opera - starring Scottish actor Gerard Butler in the title role and introducing Emmy Rossum as Christine, with Tony and Emmy nominee Patrick Wilson - opened in late 2004, and grossed over $51 million dollars in the U.S.

The film version of The Phantom of the Opera also starred Minnie Driver, Miranda Richardson, Simon Callow, and Ciaran Hinds, among others.

Broadway's longest-running musical, The Phantom of the Opera features music by Webber, lyrics by Charles Hart, and additional lyrics by Richard Stilgoe. It is based on the classic novel by Gaston Leroux.

Visit www.reallyuseful.com or www.ebay.com for more information and to bid on the script.