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Phantom of the Opera Pop-Shop Opens, With Masks

The Phantom of the Opera Art Gallery and Pop-Up Shop is open for business — as of noon, Friday October 24th — showcasing the 26 winners of the nation-wide contest, including the six Grand Prize Winners.
“PHANTOM: The Art of the Mask.” Below are some examples.
The shop, which is located on the ground floor of the Paramount Hotel, will be open only through Thursday, October 30. It is a block from The Majestic Theatre,which houses the longest-running musical in Broadway history.

All of the masks featured in the gallery, are up for auction through November 3, with all proceeds going to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

In addition to the masks, the shop will have”
costume displays including those worn by original stars Michael Crawford and Sarah Brightman
ceate-Your-Own-Mask station
photo opportunity recreating the Phantom’s Lair
Q&A with current cast members, Tuesday October 28 at 5:30 p.m.

Since its debut on January 26, 1988, the Broadway production has grossed $978 million with total attendance of more than 16 million. Worldwide, it’s been seen in 14 languages by 140 million people in 30 countries

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About New York Theater
Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

One Response to Phantom of the Opera Pop-Shop Opens, With Masks

  1. Rachel Krimmel says:

    Wow these are amazing! I love this show and the way the scenes can be depicted through the mask paintings are incredible.

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