|Sitting Balcony Right|
Me (age 4) and Kiri (Age 5)
Back in about 1991 or 1992, when they did their first showing, my dad was part of the team the sponsored it. For Halloween that year, he even asked my mom to make him a cape so he could be the Phantom.
|The Phaaaaaaantom of the Opera is Here...Inside Your Mind....|
Whoops. Wrong version! ;-)
I'm really excited to get to see the show again. The movie, which is a silent film, will be accompanied on the Orpheum's Wurlitzer by Clark Wilson.
they were performed in major picture palaces during the heyday of the silent film.
The musical style of the time remains intact; no attempt is made to distract from the picture by using themes or styles that entered the musical scene years later. Most important of all, the film remains the focus and star of the performance.
|The Wurlitzer on stage at|
Phantom of the Opera, makes for the perfect Halloween festivity. Complimented by the Mighty
Wurlitzer organ, the silent movie stars Lon Chaney as the deformed Phantom haunting the Paris
Intrigued? Well, I've got a great opportunity for you to see it.
|Lon Chaney as the Phantom|
If you're in the Omaha/Council Bluffs area and want to experience this classic film in a beautiful old theater, you now have an opportunity to win two tickets. Click the link below.
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The Phantom of the Opera: Halloween Organ and Film featuring organist Clark Wilson
will be at the Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St., on October 22 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 and are
available at TicketOmaha.com, 402.345.0606 or at the Ticket Omaha Office inside the Holland