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Degas originals and Degas recreations

It’s said every move and pose in the Degas scene in “Phantom of the Opera” was inspired by Edgar Degas, through his sketches, paintings and sculptures. I have yet to sit down and find a match to every single pose in photos. But what I can say is that it’s easy enough to find a corresponding artwork to the stage photos in existence. Here’s some of them.

Gillian Lynne made the choreography for “Phantom of the Opera”.