The Phantom of the opera musical has been running for over 30 years, and a recorded version is also available in the form of a film. The plot is centered around a man named Phantom who falls in love with a female performer.
Besides the strong storyline and great acting by the actors, the story itself contains lots of moral values we should pay attention to. This is the only way to benefit from the show as well.
Here are some of the most important moral values to pay attention to in this famous West End musical.
One of the best things that this show teaches us is that love cannot be enforced between two people. The show also tells us that it is a natural inclination of every human to be loved.
The story revolves around a man named Erik who falls in love with Christine—a female performer. But Erik’s love is one sided and possessive. Christine doesn’t love Erik back, but loves and likes another boy named Raoul.
Appearance is Only a Superficial Thing
The Phantom of the opera also teaches us that our appearance is only a superficial thing. Although Erik has facial deformity, he has a loving heart, and is very intelligent as well.
Many characters in the story actually understand this concept, and fully support Erik.
However, Christine learns the same lesson later on in the story, and then starts to value Erik as well.
The story teaches us that we should never judge people based on their appearance.
The Key teaching of the Phantom of the opera show is sacrifice and its nobility. For example, when Erik traps Raoul in his torture chamber, Christine agrees to marry Erik on the condition that he will release Raoul. She even kisses Erik despite his aversion towards him to show her will. Erik also realizes why she’s sacrificing, and let’s her go as he knows she doesn’t really like him.