The Phantom Of The Opera Essay

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  • The Phantom Of The Opera

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    The Phantom of the Opera started out as a book written by Gaston Leroux, published January 8th in 1910 (Haining, 1). There have been several adaptations since then, including Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical. The other adaptations were Das Phantom der Opera, which is also known as Das Gespent im Opernhaus produced during 1916 in Germany as a silent drama film, this is known as a lost film due to no known copies existing at this time. A silent drama horror was produced on November 15th, 1925, a drama

  • The Phantom Of The Opera

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    Phantom of the Opera has been around for longer than I can recall, being the musical to talk about among my family as something grand. When I was the age of only fourteen I received the honor of performing the musical for the first time, although I had to learn a great deal about the script for that performance, the history behind The Phantom of the Opera is not clear to me. So I started my research their tied to the original piece. Phantom of the gave a timeline that had the background

  • Phantom Of The Opera

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    story of The Phantom of the Opera is a romantic-drama with a pinch of action. It revolves arounds a girl named Christine who loses both her parents at a young age, and picks up singing and dance. She soon becomes the best singer at the opera, and falls in the middle of a love triangle. One of the corners of the triangle so to speak, is a phantom, who kidnaps the man who Christine truly loves, and threatens to blow up the opera with everyone in it, unless Christine marries him. Opera singer Christine

  • The Phantom Of The Opera

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    On the 2 April, 2016, I went to see the longest-running production in Broadway history, “The Phantom of the Opera” at Majestic Theater on 247 West 44th Street Manhattan, New York. The opening night, premiere of the spectacle was on January 26, 1988. The musical is based on the novel “Le Fantom de L’Opera” by Gaston Leroux, under Harold Prince directory. The organizer of the theater production is Philip J.Smith and Robert E. Wankel is the president. The musical is classified as a horror in genre

  • The Phantom Of The Opera

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    The movie I chose to examine was The Phantom of the Opera. I have seen the live musical once in New York, but for some odd reason I have never seen the movie version before. Watching it again for this paper, in a whole new format, is as if I’m experiencing it for the first time again. While perhaps I should have picked a musical I have yet to seen before (regardless that it was the live production), I simply could not resist watching perhaps my favorite musical (closely tied with Wicked) and applying

  • Phantom Of The Opera Essay

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    Phantom of the Opera is the Best Musical on Broadway “Say you love me. You know I do.” These famous words come from the outstanding musical Phantom of the Opera. Phantom is one of the most beloved shows. According to Kelso, J. (2013), “The show has played to over 130 million people in 30 countries in 151 cities around the world, with an estimated gross of $5.6 billion worldwide.” In Phantom of the Opera, the use of beautiful costumes, music, and the set together create one of the most loved shows

  • Phantom of the Opera Review

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    Phantom of the Opera is the longest running musical to date and has become one of the most beloved and well known musicals on Broadway. The musical was inspired and loosely based on the characters and the story of the book Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux. This CD is the original London cast which means that this recording is with the first cast that ever preformed the musical with the actors that created the parts. The musical was written and composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber who is one of the

  • Essay The Phantom of the Opera

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    The Phantom of the Opera directed by Joel Schumacher is the 2004 adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 1986 musical of the same name. The Phantom of the Opera stars Gerard Butler as the Phantom, Emmy Rossum as Christine Daaé, and Patrick Wilson as Raoul, the Vicomte de Chagny, who are embroiled in a love triangle. The film was met with generally mixed and negative reviews: Schumacher’s use of mise-en-scène, cinematography and editing, as well as symbolism contributes to the production of The Phantom

  • The Phantom of the Opera Essay

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    The Phantom of the Opera is a novel written by Gaston Leroux. The novel takes place in Paris. The exact time is unknown but would be around 1910. The reviews from the critics are very different. Although Gaston Leroux's The Phantom of the Opera has not generally been highly commended by critics, many would agree that there are several elements that prove Leroux to be a talented writer. One of the strongest elements in the novel is the narrator's voice. The narrator is on a quest

  • Phantom Of The Opera Analysis

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    The Phantom of the Opera is a musical that’s primarily drama based. The opening scene to the movie begins with the raising of a Chandelier in the Opera Populaire in 1919, the present day as it flashbacks to 1870. The raising of the exquisite chandelier illuminates the dull opera house, rids the seats and the golden statues of cobwebs, and brings the opera house back to life. In 1870, when we first meet Christine Daaé played by Emmy Rossum. Christine, a quiet choir girl is practicing her ballet for