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:rose: Phantom Fans is a group for lovers of "The Phantom of the Opera" in all its forms: books, movies, and musicals

While there are a number of "Phantom of the Opera" groups, this group seeks to unite all lovers of the Phantom. Whether you're a Leroux, Kay, or Lloyd Webber lover, Gerik or Crawford phan, Christine lover or Christine hater- this can be your home!

If you love Phantom, show your love and please join!


:bulletred: Membership: We are always looking for members. Members should be eager to share their Phantom love and Phanart. Please see the blog entry on Membership for more information on joining:…

:bulletred: Submitting: Currently, all folders in the gallery except "Featured" are open to submissions and are divided by Phantom genre. Please read the blog on submission for "how to" and guidelines:…

:bulletred: Group Favorites: ALL members are welcome to suggest favorites for the group, these should not be your own works. If you would like to suggest a favorite, all you need to do is click the button at the top of the group home page!


:rose: We welcome and will advertise affiliate clubs by request.

:bulletblue: Phantom Related Affiliates:

:iconclub-fantome-roots: :iconthephantomgroup: :iconphollowersoftheopera:
:iconphantomloveneverdies: :iconanti-lnd: :iconphantom-ofxthe-opera:
:iconmichaelcrawfordphans: :iconsarahbrightman: :iconraminkarimloofanclub:
:iconyeston-kopit-phantom: :iconphanfiction-library: :iconrequiemmaskfanclub:
:iconproudphantomphan: :iconphantom-phreaks: :iconrose-and-nightingale:
:iconphantom-erik-lovers: :icontheraouldefenders: :iconchristinedaaes:
:iconmasqueradeworld: :iconbehindaphantomsmask: :iconphantomcostumelovers:

:bulletblue: Musical Theater Related Affiliates

:iconmusical-fans: :icontheatreartists: :icondeviants-on-broadway: :icondevious-techies: :iconlesmisclub: :iconwicked-musical-club: :iconsweeneytoddfanatics: :iconfiddler-fans: :iconcats-artists: :iconjelliclescan: :iconinto-the-woods-fans: :iconbeauty-and-thebeast: :iconelisabethdasmusical:

:bulletblue: Other Affiliates:
:iconcostumemovies: :iconfind-a-cure:

:rose: Members should feel free to suggest any helpful links or websites.

:bulletblue: Phantom Related Websites:

Leroux Book Wikipedia entry :bulletblack:…
Leroux Book on Google Books :bulletblack:…
Kay Book Wikipedia entry :bulletblack:…
Kay Book on Google Books :bulletblack:…

Official ALW Musical website :bulletblack:
Tickets for USA showings of the Musical :bulletblack:…

ALW Movie IMDb page :bulletblack:
ALW Movie Tribute page :bulletblack:…
Official ALW Movie Warner Bros. page :bulletblack:…

Atlantic Ballet Phantom page :bulletblack:…
General POTO Internet forum :bulletblack:
Fan Novel "Life After Phantom" by Samstwitch :bulletblack:

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Poster Contest
Phan Phictions and Writings




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Recent Journal Entries

Dear All;


Stepping back into the group for a bit to bring up a fairly serious issue that has hit the musical fandom in the last few days. In case you haven't heard, James Barbour has been slated to replace Norm Lewis as the Phantom on February 9th (read more about it here:…)

By all accounts he is a talented star, unfortunately, he is also a criminal. In 2001 he "pleaded guilty to two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, both misdemeanors, in exchange for a promise that he would be sentenced to 60 days in jail and three years’ probation." "Mr. Barbour told Justice Micki A. Scherer of State Supreme Court in Manhattan that the girl visited him in his dressing room before the final curtain call and that he fondled her, knowing that she was only 15 years old. He also told the judge that he had oral sex with the girl in his apartment the next month. She did not come forward with her account for several years."(source:…)

This casting is particularly disturbing considering the respective youth of the Christines (Julia Undine, 21 and Kaley Ann Voorhees, 20) currently a part of the production, the content and often sexual tone of the show, and the legion of young female fans who will undoubtedly fawn over this actor. The Phantom is already a fairly predatory character, it seems fairly noxious to cast a convicted predator.

There are, of course, people on both sides of the issue. Some argue that talent should come above all else and since he was not registered as a sex offender, there is no legal issue. I am personally, however, distressed for the above mentioned reasons. I am also concerned that public ignorance of his past and the casting decision to ignore it will contribute to an atmosphere of rape culture that puts celebrity and talent above the well being of young women and other vulnerable people.

Barbour has made no public apology for his actions (that I can find) and that I think is what makes me most uncomfortable personally. No admittance of guilt allows for no kind of repentance or forgiveness.

If you are interested in protesting this casting decision, there is a change petition going:…

Please feel free to comment on the issue below, but PLEASE keep it kind, considerate, and reasoned. This is a hot topic, but please do not be hot headed.
Hi guys, this is to usual for me to be gone for this long. A severe emergency happened in my life and it took a LOT of time. But it is wrapping up and I am here to announce the contest.
Our winner of the 'Choose the Contest..,Contest is :iconinkyrose:, with here idea of A poster design for your favourite version of 'Phantom of the Opera?'
The due date will be December 25th (Christmas) and the voting will last until January 1st 2015

Must include the title of 'Phantom of the Opera' within the design.
Must be an original image, as it should be YOUR design and creation and not someone else's.
Must include 'Poster Contest' at the end of the Title.
Must be submitted in the 'Poster Contest' folder
And, must be a new image, not an older submission.

And prizes-(so far)
1st Place-
100 Points
1 Llama
Journal Feature
Commission done by myself

2nd Place-
50 Points
1 Llama
Commission done by myself

3rd Place
25 Points
1 Llama
Sketch Commission done by myself

If you would like to donate prizes, please message me at :iconkatzeartist:
And have a great day! :)
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da505 Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2015  Student Photographer
This is my work
da505 Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2015  Student Photographer
Interesting works. I create this:
Dear Phantomfans Admin....
I've just added my work in your group!…
Orca2013 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2015
Thanks so much for adding me :)
CaryHorizons15 Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Student General Artist
I submitted two deviation and no reply! Usually they approve immediately! Why?
Durnesque Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2015  Student General Artist
We're not really as active or available as admins anymore... life is getting in the way. Sorry. 
CaryHorizons15 Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2015  Student General Artist
Okay, I completely understand. I don't go on my account for days because of school, golf, etc. It's stressful... but thank you for letting me know.😊👍
Oh and could you help me spread the word on this? The deviant known as helsa-fanclub is DELIBERATELY stealing other artist's HARD WORK and claiming it as her own. This is absolutely unacceptable.😡
TeraStormTAS Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Will there be any contests soon? owo
Alekstjarna Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2015  Professional Interface Designer
The first ever POTO deck of playing cards is here guys :)…
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