Forum Thread: The Phantom of the Opera London

The new Her Majesty's Theatre, designed by C J Phipps, opened in 1897 with Gilbert Parker's Seats of the Mighty. During his 18 years of management, Tree established the building as a playhouse with more than 46 of his own productions, including Shakespeare, adaptations of novels and melodramas including Oliver Twist (1905) with Tree as Fagina and Henry VIII (1910) starring Arthur Boucher and Violet Vanbrugh.

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