CHRISTINE'S DRESSING ROOM
(Meanwhile RAOUL ANDRE, FIRMIN, and MME.
FIRMIN are seen making their way towards the dressing
room, the MANAGERS in high spirits, bearing
A tour de force! No other way to describe it!
What a relief ! Not a single refund!
Richard, I think we've made quite a discovery in Miss
FIRMIN (to RAOUL, indicating CHRISTINE 'S
Here we are, Monsieur le Vicomte.
Gentlemen if you wouldn't mind. This is one visit I
should prefer to make unaccompanied.
(He takes the champagne from FIRMIN)
As you wish, monsieur.
(They bow and move off)
They appear to have met before . . .
(RAOUL knocks at the door and enters)
Christine Daae, where is your scarf?
You can't have lost it. After all the trouble I took.
I was just fourteen and soaked to the skin . . .
Because you had run into the sea to fetch my scarf.
Oh, Raoul. So it is you!
(They embrace and laugh. She moves away and sits at her
"Little Lotte let her mind wander . . ."
You remember that, too . . .
". . . Little Lotte thought: Am I fonder
of dolls . . ."
BOTH (CHRISTINE joining in)
". . . or of goblins,
of shoes . . ."
". . . or of riddles.
of frocks . . ."
Those picnics in the attic . . .
". . . or of chocolates . . ."
Father playing the violin . . .
As we read to each other
dark stories of the North . . .
"No what I love best, Lotte said,
is when I'm asleep in my bed,
and the Angel of Music sings songs in my
". . . the Angel of Music sings song in my
CHRISTINE (turning in her chair to look at him)
Father said, "When I'm in heaven, child, I will send the
Angel of Music to you". Well, father is dead, Raoul, and
I have been visited by the Angel of Music.
No doubt of it. And now we'll go to supper!
No, Raoul, the Angel of Music is very strict.
I shan't keep you up late!
No, Raoul . . .
You must change. I must get my hat. Two minutes Little
(He hurries out)
CHRISTINE (calling after him)
(quietly picking up her hand mirror)
Things have changed, Raoul.
(Tremulous music. CHRISTINE hears the
PHANTOM'S voice, seemingly from behind her dressing