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PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

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"With the distance of more than a decade - and a couple hundred new musicals - since my last visit, I found myself with a new appreciation for this beloved show's gothic theatricality."

Charles Isherwood, The New York Times

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68 of 108 people found the following review helpful:
Showing its age!,
Apr 30, 2007
reviewer: from England
My husband and I have seen Phantom three times in London plus the film and this production was certainly not a patch on the London one. We felt that some of the performers were rather lack lustre, the music was a terrible let down - where was the wonderful crescendo at the beginning? The sound was pretty awful and I have heard better singers than the woman who played Christine in our local amateur theatre. Andrew Lloyd Webber would be horrified if he saw this production as it is now. We also thought that some of the theatre staff were extremely rude to the paying customers, shouting at them to sit down in their seats! They should be taught some manners! It just wouldn't happen in London! Perhaps the director should head down to see the production of Curtains where the cast are so enthusiastic and you can hear every word spoken and sung.
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63 of 104 people found the following review helpful:
Best musical ever.,
Apr 22, 2007
reviewer: from Chicago, IL USA
Phantom of the opera is the best musical to ever hit the broadway stage. From the first word I was captivied by the whole thing. The characters, the plotline, the set, and most importantly, the MUSIC. This is by far Andrew Lloyd Webber's most ingenius creation, and if you are in London, Las Vegas or NYC, you are making the biggest mistake of your life not to see it. I've seen it four times live, and everytime is a whole new expierence in itself. I had great seats both times in NYC [other times were in London and Vegas]. I wouldn't take children under 5 years to see the show. Some parts a little dark, not very but a little. Kids 8 and under, it might just go over their heads. This is the best show on broadway, and everyone should see it at least once in their lifetime! It's absolutely fantastic!!!
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64 of 106 people found the following review helpful:
Amazing Performance!,
Apr 22, 2007
reviewer: from Massachusetts
I saw the show just yesterday in New York and I'll just put simply that it was a very convincing and exciting performance. I honestly didn't think I was going to enjoy the play, but I ended up loving it.
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66 of 107 people found the following review helpful:
IT WAS AMAZING!!!!!!,
Apr 16, 2007
reviewer: from Georgetown, KY USA
I went to New York for the first time with my freshmen class in summer '06 and we saw the show. IT WAS AMAZING!!! I had never seen anything of "The Phantom of the Opera" prior to the show. But that Sunday when I got back home, I went and bought the 2004 movie, a week later I got the movie soundtrack, and then a week after that I got the special edition CD. I even read the book! I would recommend this show to anyone who is visting New York. My seats were in the very last row on the balcony and I still enjoyed the show!!! I give "The Phantom of the Opera" five stars!!!
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59 of 97 people found the following review helpful:
Most Amazing Musical Ever,
Apr 15, 2007
reviewer: from Copley, Ohio
After seeing the movie 5000 times, i expected the best from the live show and it definatley delivered! great event for a night out and get a great Broadway experience. I had seats in row BB which was right up front by the stage and right by the pit! Amazing! I would take my whole family to the show but i enjoyed it more on my own. Centerstage Cafe was a great resturaunt near by and i would reccomend this to anyone! Great show, great actors, amazing vocals! My friends and i were really impressed. Would see it again anytime!
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