I gave you my music . . .
made your song take wing . . .
and now, how you've
and betrayed me . . .
He was bound to love you
when he heard you sing . . .
Say you'll share with
love, one lifetime . . .
say the word
and I will follow you . . .
Share each day with
night, each morning . . .
You will curse the day
you did not do
all that the Phantom asked
of you . . .!
(As the roof of the opera house disappears, the opera
curtain closes and the PRINCIPALS in 'Il Muto' appear
through it for their bows, CHRISTINE conspicuously
dressed in CARLOTTA'S costume. simultaneously, we
hear the maniacal laughter of the PHANTOM and see him
high above the stage, perilously rocking the chandelier.
The lights of the
chandelier begin flickering and, at a great cry from him,
it descends, swinging more and more madly over the
(The chandelier falls to the stage at CHRISTINE'S feet)
END OF ACT 1