THE SCREENING ROOM: Happy Birthday, Michael Crawford (Video)
By Playbill Staff
Michael Crawford, who won a 1988 Tony Award for his performance in the title role of the long-running musical The Phantom of the Opera, celebrates his birthday Jan. 19. Here, Playbill.com takes a look back at his career with clips from Phantom and more.
Crawford has also been seen on Broadway in Black Comedy/White Lies and Dance of the Vampires. Visit his page at the Playbill Vault.
The Phantom of the Opera's performance at the Tony Awards:
"O Holy Night":
"The Music of the Night":
"The Music of the Night" with Sarah Brightman:
Audio of Crawford singing "Bring Him Home" from Les Miz:
Crawford, Brightman and more at Phantom's 25th anniversary:
"Your Heart Will Lead You Home":
"Music of the Night" with Dale Kristien at the Inaugural Gala for George Bush:
"Tell Me On a Sunday":
Crawford's Tony acceptance speech:
"When I Fall in Love" and "Love Changes Everything" :
Crawford in The Wizard of Oz:
The cast of The Wizard of Oz on "Children in Need":
Highlights of Dance of the Vampires:
Crawford singing "The Lion King Medley":
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