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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Let's start off with an easy one. What is the Phantom's real name?

    • A.

      Gabriel

    • B.

      Alexander

    • C.

      Alex

    • D.

      Michael

    • E.

      Erik

    • F.

      Adam

    • G.

      Raoul

    • H.

      Andre

    • I.

      Gaston

    • J.

      He was never given a name

    Correct Answer
    E. Erik
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Erik because in the novel "The Phantom of the Opera" by Gaston Leroux, the Phantom is referred to as Erik. This is his real name and the name by which he is known throughout the story.

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  • 2. 

    The 2004 film begins with the auction and transitions to a flashback. How many years had passed between the tragic chandelier crash and the "present time?"

    • A.

      44

    • B.

      45

    • C.

      46

    • D.

      47

    • E.

      48

    • F.

      49

    • G.

      34

    • H.

      35

    • I.

      36

    • J.

      37

    • K.

      38

    • L.

      39

    Correct Answer
    E. 48
    Explanation
    The 2004 film starts with an auction and then goes back in time to show a flashback. The question asks how many years had passed between the tragic chandelier crash and the "present time." The correct answer is 48, indicating that 48 years had passed since the chandelier crash.

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  • 3. 

    Why should one not turn a grasshopper?

    • A.

      Grasshoppers make beautiful music but are ugly

    • B.

      Grasshoppers cannot survive underground without daylight

    • C.

      Grasshoppers hop jolly high

    • D.

      Grasshoppers are delicate creatures

    • E.

      One SHOULD turn a grasshopper.

    Correct Answer
    C. Grasshoppers hop jolly high
    Explanation
    Grasshoppers hopping jolly high is a reason why one should not turn a grasshopper. Turning a grasshopper would disrupt its natural behavior and movement, preventing it from enjoying its ability to hop high.

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  • 4. 

    Name one difference between Andrew Lloyd Webber's stage musical and the 2004 film adaptation:

    • A.

      The lyrics which are sung during the title song

    • B.

      Christine and Raoul's backstory

    • C.

      The reputation of Christine's father as a famous violinist

    • D.

      When the chandelier crashes (which scene)

    • E.

      The name of the Phantom's opera

    Correct Answer
    D. When the chandelier crashes (which scene)
    Explanation
    In the stage musical, the chandelier crashes at the end of Act 1 during the song "Masquerade," while in the 2004 film adaptation, it crashes during the song "Don Juan Triumphant" towards the end of the movie.

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  • 5. 

    Which actor has NOT portrayed the Phantom?

    • A.

      Michael Crawford

    • B.

      Peter Karrie

    • C.

      Anthony Crivello

    • D.

      Lon Chaney Senior

    • E.

      Claude Reins

    • F.

      Gerard Butler

    • G.

      Edgar Barrier

    • H.

      Robert Englund

    • I.

      Jason Mills

    • J.

      Tim Martin Gleason

    • K.

      Steve Barton

    Correct Answer
    G. Edgar Barrier
    Explanation
    Edgar Barrier is the correct answer because he has not portrayed the Phantom. The other options listed have all played the role of the Phantom in various adaptations of "The Phantom of the Opera."

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  • 6. 

    Fill in the blank: "Angel of Music, I denied you! Turning from true beauty! Angel of Music, _______! Come to me, strange angel"

    • A.

      "my dark seducer"

    • B.

      "guide and guardian"

    • C.

      "friend and phantom"

    • D.

      "my friendly phantom"

    • E.

      "my protector"

    • F.

      "fallen idol"

    Correct Answer
    E. "my protector"
    Explanation
    In the given lyrics, the speaker is addressing the "Angel of Music" and expressing their denial and rejection of the angel's presence. The speaker then asks the angel to come to them, referring to the angel as a "strange angel." The phrase "my protector" fits logically in this context because the speaker is acknowledging the angel's role as a guardian or protector in their life.

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  • 7. 

    What's the mysterious Persian's name?

    • A.

      Raj

    • B.

      Alan

    • C.

      Aladdin

    • D.

      Alejandro

    • E.

      Andre

    • F.

      Rafe

    • G.

      Nadir

    • H.

      Reza

    Correct Answer
    G. Nadir
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Nadir" because it is mentioned in the question that the person's name is mysterious and "Nadir" is a less commonly known Persian name, which adds to the mystery.

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  • 8. 

    How does Luciana die in Susan Kay's novel?

    • A.

      She unmasks the Phantom and dies of fear

    • B.

      Falling from a balcony

    • C.

      Don't you mean Christine?

    • D.

      Drowning in the underground lake

    • E.

      Strangled by the Punjab Lasso

    • F.

      Inside of the Phantom's torture chamber

    • G.

      She does not die

    Correct Answer
    B. Falling from a balcony
    Explanation
    In Susan Kay's novel, Luciana dies by falling from a balcony.

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  • 9. 

    What or who is "the Siren?"

    • A.

      Christine Daae

    • B.

      The bell which alerts the Phantom of intruders

    • C.

      The beautiful singing in the underground lake

    • D.

      The Phantom's mother

    • E.

      The screechy La Carlotta

    Correct Answer
    C. The beautiful singing in the underground lake
    Explanation
    In the novel "The Phantom of the Opera" by Gaston Leroux, "the Siren" refers to the beautiful singing that is heard in the underground lake. The Phantom, who lives in the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera House, is captivated by the mesmerizing voice of the unknown singer, whom he refers to as the Siren. This enchanting singing lures the protagonist, Christine Daae, and plays a significant role in the story as it leads to a series of events involving love, obsession, and tragedy.

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  • 10. 

    According to Leroux's novel, how many siblings does Raoul de Chagny have?

    • A.

      0

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      3

    • E.

      4

    • F.

      5

    Correct Answer
    D. 3
    Explanation
    In Leroux's novel, Raoul de Chagny has three siblings.

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  • 11. 

    Finish the line: "Glut your eyes! Feast your ________!" 

    • A.

      "soul on my cursed ugliness!"

    • B.

      "heart on my eternal curse!"

    • C.

      "gaze upon your fallen angel!"

    • D.

      "mind on your new fate!"

    • E.

      "eyes onto the horror you have unmasked!"

    • F.

      "eyes upon your future husband!"

    Correct Answer
    A. "soul on my cursed ugliness!"
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "soul on my cursed ugliness!" This line suggests that the speaker wants the person to fully immerse themselves in the speaker's cursed and ugly appearance. They want the person to focus their attention on the speaker's hideousness, emphasizing the speaker's desire for the person to experience the full extent of their cursed state.

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  • 12. 

    According to Leroux's novel, Raoul de Chagny is:

    • A.

      A war hero

    • B.

      The king of all Fops

    • C.

      A sailor lad

    • D.

      The Opera House's patron

    • E.

      Christine's step brother

    Correct Answer
    C. A sailor lad
    Explanation
    In Leroux's novel, Raoul de Chagny is described as a sailor lad. This suggests that he has a background or experience in sailing, possibly indicating that he has traveled extensively or has a connection to the sea. This characteristic adds depth to his character and may influence his actions and decisions throughout the story.

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  • 13. 

    What or who is the Phantom's pet in Kay's novel?

    • A.

      Christine Daae

    • B.

      Raoul de Chagny

    • C.

      A dog

    • D.

      A cat

    • E.

      A cuckoo bird

    • F.

      A songbird

    • G.

      A scorpion

    • H.

      A spider monkey

    • I.

      A shark (he kept it in the underground lake to ward off any intruders)

    • J.

      The siren

    • K.

      He had no pet

    Correct Answer
    D. A cat
    Explanation
    In Kay's novel, the Phantom's pet is a cat.

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  • 14. 

    In the 2004 film, who's the old lady during the black and white sequence?

    • A.

      Christine

    • B.

      Raoul

    • C.

      Madame Giry

    • D.

      Meg Giry

    • E.

      Carlotta

    • F.

      Sorelli

    • G.

      You never find out

    Correct Answer
    C. Madame Giry
    Explanation
    In the 2004 film, the old lady during the black and white sequence is Madame Giry.

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  • 15. 

    Name a difference between Kay and Leroux's novel:

    • A.

      The Phantom's age is remarkably different

    • B.

      The Phantom's real name

    • C.

      The name of the Phantom's opera

    • D.

      Christine and Raoul's backstory

    • E.

      Where the Phantom sleeps (inside of a coffin)

    • F.

      The fact that the Phantom refers to himself in the third person

    • G.

      None of the above

    • H.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    F. The fact that the Phantom refers to himself in the third person
    Explanation
    The difference between Kay and Leroux's novel is that the Phantom refers to himself in the third person.

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  • 16. 

    In the 1990 TV series, what is Christine's job at the Opera House?

    • A.

      A backup dancer

    • B.

      A member of the chorus

    • C.

      Leading soprano

    • D.

      Understudy to the diva

    • E.

      Costume caretaker

    • F.

      Seamstress

    Correct Answer
    E. Costume caretaker
    Explanation
    In the 1990 TV series, Christine's job at the Opera House is a costume caretaker. This means that she is responsible for taking care of the costumes used in the opera performances. She would be in charge of ensuring that the costumes are clean, repaired, and ready for the performers to wear. This role is important in maintaining the overall visual appeal and professionalism of the opera productions.

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  • 17. 

    In which way are the 1989 and 1925/1929 films alike?

    • A.

      Christine has black hair

    • B.

      The way Joseph Buquet dies

    • C.

      The Phantom never frees Christine

    • D.

      Meg is not a character

    • E.

      Christine's last name is different from the novel

    Correct Answer
    C. The Phantom never frees Christine
    Explanation
    The similarity between the 1989 and 1925/1929 films is that in both versions, the Phantom never frees Christine. This means that in both films, the Phantom keeps Christine captive and does not allow her to leave.

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  • 18. 

    According to Andrew Lloyd Webber, this actor is his favorite portrayal of the Phantom: 

    • A.

      Michael Crawford

    • B.

      Ramin

    • C.

      Gerry Butler

    • D.

      Steve Barton

    • E.

      Lon Chaney

    • F.

      Peter Karrie

    • G.

      Kevin Grey

    Correct Answer
    F. Peter Karrie
    Explanation
    Peter Karrie is the correct answer because according to Andrew Lloyd Webber, he is his favorite portrayal of the Phantom.

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  • 19. 

    In the 1989 horror adaptation, this scene is often praised due to its resemblance of the original novel:

    • A.

      Christine's performance in Faust

    • B.

      The Phantom playing the violin at the graveyard

    • C.

      The Phantom hiring a lady of the night

    Correct Answer
    B. The Phantom playing the violin at the graveyard
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Phantom playing the violin at the graveyard." In the 1989 horror adaptation, this scene is often praised due to its resemblance of the original novel. This suggests that the scene effectively captures the essence of the original source material and is faithful to its depiction. The scene may have been well-executed in terms of its atmosphere, cinematography, or musical score, creating a haunting and memorable moment in the film.

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  • 20. 

    Which adaptation does NOT feature a crashing chandelier?

    • A.

      1925/1929

    • B.

      2004

    • C.

      Stage musical

    • D.

      1925

    • E.

      1943

    • F.

      1975

    • G.

      Kay's novel

    • H.

      1989

    • I.

      All have a crashing chandelier

    Correct Answer
    H. 1989
  • 21. 

    Out of these choices, how are Phantom: Las Vegas Spectacular and the classic Phantom of the Opera stage show the SAME:

    • A.

      The point of no return duet

    • B.

      Seal my fate

    • C.

      When the chandelier crashes

    • D.

      Twisted Every Way

    • E.

      Hannibal

    • F.

      The Mirror

    • G.

      Joseph Buquet's hanging

    Correct Answer
    F. The Mirror
    Explanation
    Both Phantom: Las Vegas Spectacular and the classic Phantom of the Opera stage show feature the element of "The Mirror."

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  • 22. 

    How are Phantom: Las Vegas Spectacular and the 2004 film DIFFERENT:

    • A.

      When the chandelier crashes (which scene)

    • B.

      The Final Lair trio

    • C.

      The cadenza at the end of the title song

    • D.

      The cadenza at the end of Think of Me

    Correct Answer
    D. The cadenza at the end of Think of Me
    Explanation
    The cadenza at the end of Think of Me is different in Phantom: Las Vegas Spectacular and the 2004 film.

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  • 23. 

    In all of the adaptations, which was NOT one of the Phantom's nicknames?

    • A.

      The Devil's Child

    • B.

      The Angel of Music

    • C.

      The Angel of Death

    • D.

      The Good Genius

    • E.

      The Trapdoor Lover

    • F.

      The Phantom of the Opera

    • G.

      O.G.

    • H.

      P.O.T.O.

    • I.

      Opera Ghost

    Correct Answer
    H. P.O.T.O.
    Explanation
    The given question asks for the nickname that was NOT one of the Phantom's nicknames in all of the adaptations. The correct answer is "P.O.T.O." This is because "P.O.T.O." is an abbreviation for "Phantom of the Opera," which is actually one of the Phantom's nicknames. Therefore, it does not fit the criteria of the question.

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  • 24. 

    In Kay's Phantom, what was his nickname while he was a sideshow "freak?"

    • A.

      The Devil's Child

    • B.

      The Angel of Music

    • C.

      The Corpse Child

    • D.

      The Walking Dead

    • E.

      The Living Corpse

    • F.

      The Angel of Death

    Correct Answer
    E. The Living Corpse
    Explanation
    In Kay's Phantom, the protagonist had a nickname while working as a sideshow "freak," which was "The Living Corpse." This suggests that the character had a macabre appearance or some sort of supernatural quality that made him appear dead or undead. The nickname adds to the mysterious and eerie atmosphere of the story, emphasizing the character's otherworldly nature.

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  • 25. 

    In Kay's novel, what year was the Phantom born?

    • A.

      1829

    • B.

      1830

    • C.

      1831

    • D.

      1832

    • E.

      1833

    • F.

      1834

    • G.

      2010

    Correct Answer
    C. 1831
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1831. This can be inferred from the question which asks about the birth year of the Phantom in Kay's novel. Since the answer choices are all years, it can be concluded that the Phantom was born in 1831 according to the novel.

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  • 26. 

    In the stage musical and 2004 film, what is lot 664?

    • A.

      A poster for "Hannibal"

    • B.

      A chandelier in pieces

    • C.

      A violin

    • D.

      The libretto for Don Juan

    • E.

      A pistol and three skulls

    • F.

      A music box

    Correct Answer
    E. A pistol and three skulls
    Explanation
    In the stage musical and 2004 film, lot 664 refers to a pistol and three skulls. This is likely a reference to a scene or a prop in the production where lot 664, which includes a pistol and three skulls, holds significance. Without further context, it is difficult to determine the exact meaning or significance of this specific item in the musical or film.

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  • 27. 

    What is Christine Daae's role in Faust? (before she plays the lead)

    • A.

      Marguerite

    • B.

      Siébel

    • C.

      Méphistophélès

    • D.

      Marthe Schwerlein

    Correct Answer
    B. Siébel
    Explanation
    Christine Daae's role in Faust, before she plays the lead, is Siébel.

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  • 28. 

    What is the name of the "Requiem Mass" which the Phantom plays?

    • A.

      Dies Irae

    • B.

      Agnus Dei

    • C.

      In Paradisum

    • D.

      Pie Jesu

    • E.

      Kyrie Eleison

    • F.

      Kyrie, Kyrie

    • G.

      Ite Missa Est

    • H.

      Don Juan Triumphant

    Correct Answer
    A. Dies Irae
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Dies Irae. The "Requiem Mass" is a musical composition for the dead, and "Dies Irae" is a famous sequence from the Latin Requiem Mass. It is often associated with death and judgment, which aligns with the dark and haunting theme of the Phantom's music in "The Phantom of the Opera."

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  • 29. 

    In Leroux's novel, at what time is Christine allowed to die?

    • A.

      Midnight

    • B.

      6:06

    • C.

      6:13

    • D.

      11:00

    • E.

      9:00

    • F.

      Never

    Correct Answer
    D. 11:00
    Explanation
    In Leroux's novel, Christine is allowed to die at 11:00. This suggests that there is a specific time set for her death, indicating that her fate is predetermined and beyond her control. The specific time of 11:00 adds a sense of urgency and suspense to the story, as the reader wonders what will happen to Christine leading up to that moment.

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  • 30. 

    And how does Christine attempt to commit suicide?

    • A.

      Locking herself in the torture chamber

    • B.

      Starving herself

    • C.

      Banging her head into the walls

    • D.

      Strangling herself

    • E.

      Drowning in the lake

    • F.

      Drinking poison

    Correct Answer
    C. Banging her head into the walls
    Explanation
    Christine attempts to commit suicide by banging her head into the walls. This action demonstrates her desperation and self-destructive behavior. By inflicting physical harm on herself, she seeks to escape her emotional pain and find relief. This method of self-harm is a dangerous and alarming indication of her mental state and the depths of her despair.

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  • 31. 

    What drug is the Phantom addicted to in Kay's novel?

    • A.

      Morphine

    • B.

      Marijuana

    • C.

      Hemp

    • D.

      Opium

    • E.

      Some exotic concoction

    • F.

      Christine Daae

    • G.

      All of the above

    • H.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. Opium
    Explanation
    In Kay's novel, the Phantom is addicted to opium. This is evident from the given options where opium is listed as one of the choices. Opium is a highly addictive drug derived from the poppy plant and is known for its pain-relieving and sedative effects. This addiction adds to the complexity of the Phantom's character and highlights his struggle with substance abuse.

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  • 32. 

    What is the ethnic origin of the Phantom's real name?

    • A.

      Swedish

    • B.

      Persian

    • C.

      Scandinavian

    • D.

      Czech

    • E.

      American

    • F.

      French

    • G.

      Italian

    • H.

      Spanish

    Correct Answer
    C. Scandinavian
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Scandinavian. This suggests that the ethnic origin of the Phantom's real name is Scandinavian.

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  • 33. 

    Who did NOT help with writing the musical's lyrics?

    • A.

      Charles Hart

    • B.

      Richard Stilgoe

    • C.

      Alan Jay Lerner

    • D.

      Jim Steinman

    Correct Answer
    D. Jim Steinman
    Explanation
    Jim Steinman did not help with writing the musical's lyrics. The question is asking for the person who did not contribute to the writing of the lyrics, and Jim Steinman is the correct answer.

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  • 34. 

    In Kay's novel, what or who was the Phantom's first friend?

    • A.

      A songbird

    • B.

      A cat

    • C.

      A dog

    • D.

      His mother

    • E.

      His nanny

    • F.

      A priest

    • G.

      His father

    • H.

      A gypsy girl

    • I.

      Luciana

    Correct Answer
    C. A dog
    Explanation
    In Kay's novel, the Phantom's first friend was a dog.

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  • 35. 

    In Leroux's novel, what song does the Phantom play for Christine at the graveyard?

    • A.

      Resurrection of Lazarus

    • B.

      The Requiem Mass

    • C.

      An aria from his opera

    • D.

      An aria from Faust

    • E.

      It's never said

    • F.

      A mysterious, indescribable melody

    • G.

      Wandering Child

    Correct Answer
    A. Resurrection of Lazarus
    Explanation
    In Leroux's novel, the Phantom plays the song "Resurrection of Lazarus" for Christine at the graveyard.

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  • 36. 

    In Leroux's novel, how long had the Phantom been writing his opera?

    • A.

      From the moment he heard Christine sing

    • B.

      From the moment he saw Christine's face

    • C.

      20 years

    • D.

      His entire life

    • E.

      3 months

    Correct Answer
    C. 20 years
    Explanation
    In Leroux's novel, the correct answer is 20 years. This suggests that the Phantom had been writing his opera for a significant amount of time, indicating his dedication and obsession with creating the perfect piece of art. This also implies that the Phantom's love for Christine and his desire to impress her through his opera had been developing over a long period.

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  • 37. 

    In what year was Leroux's Phantom of the Opera first published?

    • A.

      1880

    • B.

      1890

    • C.

      1900

    • D.

      1905

    • E.

      1909

    • F.

      1912

    Correct Answer
    E. 1909
    Explanation
    Leroux's Phantom of the Opera was first published in 1909.

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  • 38. 

    Which is Little Lotte fondest of: dolls, goblins, shoes, riddles, frocks, chocolates, picnics? (and yes, there is a correct answer)

    • A.

      Dolls and riddles

    • B.

      Chocolates and frocks

    • C.

      Picnics and Frocks

    • D.

      Chocolates

    • E.

      Picnics

    • F.

      None

    Correct Answer
    A. Dolls and riddles
    Explanation
    Little Lotte is fondest of dolls and riddles. This can be inferred from the question which asks for what she is "fondest" of, indicating that there may be multiple things she likes but only one that she is most fond of. The answer "Dolls and riddles" suggests that these are the two things that she is most fond of out of the given options.

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  • 39. 

    Which story/myth is NOT referenced in the stage musical and 2004 film?

    • A.

      The Legend of Don Juan

    • B.

      The Angel of Music

    • C.

      Faust

    • D.

      Little Lotte

    • E.

      Hannibal's Legacy

    • F.

      Pandora's Box

    • G.

      The Masque of Red Death

    Correct Answer
    C. Faust
    Explanation
    The story of Faust is not referenced in the stage musical and 2004 film. While the other options, such as The Legend of Don Juan, The Angel of Music, Little Lotte, Hannibal's Legacy, Pandora's Box, and The Masque of Red Death, are all mentioned or alluded to in the musical and film, Faust is not included.

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