While doing some research on The Phantom of the Opera, I have stumbled upon followers of the monster created by Gaston Leroux and made quite famous over the years through various musicals.
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The year is 1986. The scene is inside of Her Majesty’s Theatre, as the lights start to dim anticipation builds.
The orchestra has started their warm up notes and there is a hint of small murmurs throughout the crowd as they move restlessly ready for the show to start. It’s The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway.
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I was young when I first read The Phantom of the Opera. I was attracted to it because of the theatrical essence of it and its Gothic origin.
The story is known, the telling of the pages has been done and redone in many ways, and so now, I never thought I’d say this but here is The Phantom of the Opera book review.
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The novel Le Fantôme de l’Opéra written by the French novelist, Gaston Leroux was first published on January 8th, 1910.
However, the story itself was separated in many sections to appear in Le Gaulois from September 23rd, 1909 and saw the final publication in 1910.
The inspiration for the Phantom came from the Palais Garnier…
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