The Palais Garnier is a magnificent building which seats 1979 people and was built between 1861 and 1875 for the Paris Opera. The architecture is in the Baroque style and designed by Charles Garnier who won the opportunity to design the new Opera House in a competition, (the project was designed by Napoleon III). 674 more words
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Any Broadway producer will tell you there’s no magic formula for Broadway success. But that doesn’t stop some people from trying to find one.
Particularly statisticians. 411 more words
When I arranged to meet with Roy Budd for our interview I had no idea he had just completed the mammoth task of scoring the 1925 silent film version of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, which starred Lon Chaney in the title role, he had hinted to me in a couple of phone conversations that he had been working on something grand and also that he was very pleased with the end result. 1,498 more words