Phantom of the Opera - Magazines N-Z

Below is a list of magazine article titles (and some of the magazine covers) I have collected over the years. They are in alphabetical order--split into 2 pages for quicker loading, and are in order with the most recent article titles first

 


National Underwriter

  • National Underwriter, January 9, 1989 January 9, 1989 Number 2, p. 3 (photo) article p. 9: Broadway Underwriters Review "Phantom" Risks by Sam Friedman (perhaps the strangest place to find an article on Phantom).

New Leader

  • February 22, 1988 p. 21-22 by Leo Sauvage: Phantom of the Box Office.

New Republic

  • Marcy 14, 1988 p. 33-35 by Robert Brustein: Robert Brustein on Theatre: The Schlepic.

Newsweek

  • Newsweek, February 8, 1988 February 8, 1988, p. 68-71 by Jack Knoll: The 'Phantom' hits Broadway; Lloyd Webber and Prince score millions with a high-tech version of an old penny dreadful.
  • March 30, 1987, p. 62-67 by Jack Knoll: A Show of All Shows; With spectacular panache, Les Miserables storms the Great White Way and lights up the world (Mentions Phantom in it).

New York

  • March 19, 1990 p. 73-74 by John Leonard: Shrink Wrapped "...What happens in Arthur Kopit's rewrite of Phantom of the Opera is what usually happens to Freud on American television...".
  • July 26, 1993, p. 21 by Bob Ickes: Broadway's Prince of Darkness.
  • April 18, 1988, p. 51-52 by Dinita Smith: Backstage with the Phantom (Michael Crawford).
  • New York, January 18, 1988 January 18, 1988, p 26-34 by Patricia Morrisoe: Here comes the Phantom; a haunting smash stalks Broadway.

New Yorker

  • February 8, 1988, p. 97-98 by Mimi Kramer: The Phantom of Broadway.

Opera News

  • Opera News, January 16, 1988January 16, 1988, p. 22-25 by William Livingstone: Return of the Phantom.

Opera Now

  • Opera Now, March/April 2002March/April 2002, p. 22-24, by Adrian Mourby: L'Opera National de Paris

Outlook

  • Outlook, August/September 1999 August-September 1999, p. 13-13 by Andrea Thompson: The Music of the Night (Phantom returns to Edinburgh Playhouse).

People

  • People, March 14, 1988March 14, 1988, p. 95-97 by Andrea Chambers: Broadway's Phantom Unmasked: He's Michael Crawford--Obsessive, Brilliant and a Little Lonely.
  • People, December 26-January 2, 1989 December 26-January 2 1989, p. 72-73 Illustration by Bruce Waldman: Rising from his lonely catacomb, this anguished spirit of the night beguiles us once again with a vision of the tragic depths of love...

Performing Arts

  • January 1991, p. 45-50, by Libby Slate: Phantom Phans.

Playbill

*note* At some point in time, I had torn out all the articles I had on Phantom, but forgot to date them! Sorry! *try going to the Playbill online site and typing in Phantom: you can get a whole bunch of articles on Phantom!*

  • Louis Botto, p. 70, Stage Presents: Last Minute Gift Suggestions for Theatre Buffs on Your List (photo of the Action Music Box).
  • Louis Botto, p. 26, B'way Grab Bag Theatre Membrabilia to Give to Show Buffs (has photo of denim jacket & Phantom Jack in the Box).
  • Tom Rubin, p. 20: Life in the Pits.
  • Sheryl Flatow, p. 64: Broadway's Favorite Diva: Judy Kaye, Who Divides Her Time Between Operas and Musicals, Stars in New York City Opera's 'The Pajama Game'.
  • Carol Ilson p. S-1 (reprinted from Harold Prince: From Pajama Game to Phantom of the Opera): Harold Prince: His "Greatest Personal Success"--So Far: The Phantom of the Opera.
  • November 30, 1999, p. 64 small blurb on the book The Phantom of Manhattan, with a picture of Howard McGillin.
  • October 31, 1999, p. 20 small blurb on Howard McG  illin who has inherited the part of the Phantom on B'way.
  • Playbill, May 31, 1991 May 31, 1991, p. 10 by Joan Alleman: Playbill Salutes Tony Legends
  • December 1990, Vol. 90 No. 12, Sheridan Morley, p. 22: Aspects of Sarah Brightman: The Talented Singer Who Debuted on Broadway in 'Phantom' Now Stars as Rosie in ALW's 'Aspects of Love'.
  • Playbill, December 31, 1988 December 31, 1988, Vol. 88, No. 12, p. 16 by Robin Reif: Broadway Takeover: For an actor, re-creating a leading role in a Broadway hit offers interesting problems, challenges and rewards.
  • December 1988, Vol. 88, No. 12 p. by Louis Botto: Wrapping Up Broadway
  • November 1988, Vol. 88 No. 11, p. 34, by Sheridan Morley: Aspects of Lloyd Webber
  • October 1988, Vol. 88, No. 10, p. 76, by Louis Botto: Passing Stages
  • October 1988, Vol. 88, No. 10, p. 20, by Sheridan Morley: Woman in Motion: Gillian Lynne, Who Choreographed 'Cats' and 'The Phantom of the Opera' has Revolutionized Stage Dancing in Britain
  • Playbill, February 1988 February 1988, p. 16 by Sheridan Morely: The Phenomenal Phantom.

Premiere

  • September 2004, p. 78. Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera.

Rolling Stone

  • Rolling Stone, February 25, 1988 February 25, 1988, by David Handelman: Phantommania.

Royal Monthly

  • Royal Monthly, March 1988March 1988, Volume 7, #6, p. 7. In Focus ( Images of MC, SB, ALW, & the Duchess of York).

Shangay

  • Shangay, September 2002September 2002 #194, p. 20-21, by Nacho Fresno: El Fantasma de la Opera. La apoteosis de Lloyd Webber.

Showmusic

  • Showmusic, Fall 1999 Fall 1999 Volume 15, #3, p. 35-38 by Eric Grode: At This Performance....
  • Showmusic, Spring 2000 Spring 2000 Volume 16, # 1, p. 41, by Brad Hathaway: Shades of Hugh; 'Martin Guerre's' Panaro Reflects on a Spectrum of Roles (was a Phantom on Broadway).
  • Showmusic, Summer, 1994Summer 1994, Volume 10, #2, p. 36-37, by Mark Auerbach: The Continental Style of Steve Barton

Theatregoer Magazine

  • Theatregoer Magazine, January 2004January 2004, p. 30-33, by Philip French: Reel Time.

Theater Weekly

  • January 30, 1998, p. 22-25 by Sheryl Berk: Crawford Unmasked.
  • Theater Week, December 30, 1996December 30, 1996. Special issue on Evita the movie. But does relate to ALW, which is why it's listed here
  • Theater Week, December 16, 1996December 16, 1996, p. 27, large ad for Davis Gaines' solo album, Against the Tide.
  • Theater Week, November 9, 1996November 9, 1996, p. 48, Behind the Scenes.
  • Theater Week, August 28, 1995August 28, 1995, p. 16, by Michael Goldstein: The 100 Most Important People in the Theater
  • Theater Week, August 7, 1995August 7, 1995, p. 2. Large ad for the musical.
  • December 6, 1993. Cover story of Michael Crawford in ALW"s Phantom of the Opera (I don't have this magazine, and am looking for it, but I'm adding it anyway)
  • Theater Week, January 25, 1993 January 25, 1993, p. 17-21 by Simi Horwitz: Phantom Phenomenon: Five Years--and $870 million later--the monster musical still casts a strange spell.
  • Theater Week, September 28, 1992September 28, 1992, p. 16, by Michael Buckely: Q&A with Michael Crawford.
  • November 4, 1991, p. 6 by Ken Mandelbaum: Theatre News (photo of Davis Gaines & Carol Channing: LA celebrated 1000 performance of Phantom)
  • December 24, 1990, p. 28 by Dennis Kucherawy: Letter from Toronto.
  • September 17, 1990 , p. 12 by Ellis Nassour: Broadway's Road Warriors.
  • July 23-29, 1990 , p. 5: Amusing photo of ALW as Phantom; wooing SB; announcing their divorce.
  • April 9, 1990, p. 22 by Stephen Gutwillig: Waltzing With Webber.
  • Theater Week, February 1-7, 1988 February 1-7, 1988: Special Issue: Behind the Scenes at The Phantom of the Opera.

Time

  • Time, June 14, 2004June 14, 2004,  p. 93, by Rebecca Winters: Sotto Voce Minnie
  • August 28, 1995, p. 16, by Michael Goldstein: 100 Most Important People in the Theater (More about ALW, though)
  • August 7, 1995, p. 20, by Michael Buckley: Great to be Eight
  • March 1, 1993, p. 58-59 by Richard Corliss: Phantom Mania, Lloyd Webber has the big Broadway hit, but half a dozen other masked men are stalking the province.
  • Time, February 8, 1988 February 8, 1988, p. 83-84 (review) by William A Henry III: Music of the Night.
  • Time, January 18, 1988 January 18, 1988, p. 54-61 by Michael Walsh: Magician of the Musical, Lloyd Webber scores again with Phantom.
  • October 27, 1986 by William A Henry III: A Monster-Meets-Girl Romance.

Tomart's Action Figure Digest

  • Tomart, September 2002September 2002 #102, p32-43, Sideshow Toy plus a priceguide for the Universal Monsters figures through the ages.

TV Guide

  • March 17, 1990, p. 28-29 by Andrea Lee: Charles Dance: The man behind the mask.

TV Week

  • TV Week, May 3-9 1997May 3-9 1997, p. 4-5, by Alison Cunningham: The Phantom of the Opera

US

  • US, December 26-January 9, 1989 December 26-January 9 1989, p. 20: Staff writer Michael Crawford in the Top Twenty who turned us on (grin)

US News and World Report

  • February 1, 1988 p 52-54 by Miriam Horn w/ John Lee in London: Broadway's age of wit and glitter.

Variety

  • Variety, February 23-29February 23-29, p. 25. It's not an article, but instead an ad for the movie coming out in December 2004
  • Variety, January 26-February 1, 1998 January 26-February 1 1998: Special Phantom Issue.
  • Friday, June 8, 1990 p. 3 by Kathleen O'Brien: 'Phantom' Sneaking up on L.A. Legit B.O. Record.

Vanity Fair

  • Vanity Fair, February 1988 February 1988, p. 116-122 by Michael Walsh: The Opera of the Phantom (Photos by David Bailey and Simon Brown).

Victoria Magazine

  • Victoria Magazine May 1991May 1991, p. 14-19, by Linda Lawson: I Can Do That.

World Press Review

  • July 1986, By Michael Billington: an excerpt from the liberal "Guardian" of London.