Since 1988, The Phantom of the Opera has been first recognized for its leading man—specifically his mysterious mask. The Phantom dons a piece so iconic it’s a familiar face to all, even if you’re a novice to the production. Rodney Gordon, Phantom‘s longtime mask-maker, joins his team in creating the covering and fitting Broadway’s newest Phantom, Ben Crawford. Watch to see how The Phantom of the Opera‘s most legendary prop obtains its shape.

The Majestic Theatre New York