It was his playground and, now, his artistic domain. He has known nothing else of life since then, except this opera house.
Meg is more curvaceous and has blonde hair and blue eyes.
Madame Giry is compelled to work for the Phantom because he left her a letter that told her that Meg (should she deserve it) would become Empress.
The Ghost later retrieves the money from this pocket when the managers are back in the office, using a trapdoor built into the floor.
The managers, Firmin Richard and Armand Moncharmin, remove Madame Giry from her post, finding her troublesome.
Meg dismisses her claims, but after Christine's disappearance, comes to believe in the Phantom's powers, in part due to her mother's experiences with the Phantom as a young man.
At the end of the musical, Meg finds the Phantom's mask that he had used to cover his disfigured face resting on his chair in his abandoned underground lair, suggesting a romance between the two, or at least a deep connection.
RAOUL appears and calls after her] (spoken) [RAOUL] Madame Giry. [GIRY] Please, Monsieur, I know no more than anyone else [RAOUL] That's not true [GIRY (uneasily)] Monsieur, don't ask. Young Madame Giry's school is taking a fieldtrip to a traveling circus] [WOMAN] See the wonder from the East!
There have been too many accidents [RAOUL] Accidents?! He stops her.] Please, Madame Giry, for all our sakes [GIRY has glanced nervously about her and suddenly deciding to trust him, cuts in.] [GIRY] Very well.
Madame Giry is a fictional character from Gaston Leroux's 1909 novel The Phantom of the Opera.
She is a fairly intermediate character in the novel, although her role is much increased in the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical.
Normally she and Christine would be part of the ballet ensemble led by Madame Giry.