In this classic musical - the longest running in Broadway history - a hideously deformed man lives in the cellars of the Paris Opera and takes a beautiful soprano as a student. More…
Far beneath the majesty and splendour of the Paris Opera House, hides the Phantom in a shadowy existence. Shamed by his physical appearance and feared by all, the love he holds for his beautiful protégée Christine Daaé is so strong that even her heart cannot resist. "Phantom of the Opera" is the longest running musical in Broadway history and features a score by Andrew Lloyd Webber and is directed by Hal Prince.
"There are Broadway shows and Broadway shows—and then there is the incomparable 'Phantom of the Opera': Awesome in scale. Luscious with melody. And it’s kinda crazy, too...A recent visit reveals that the production remains in tip-top performance shape, populated by actors whose faces recall Victorian-era daguerreotypes and whose voices do justice to Lloyd Webber’s romantic tunes." Full Review
“Harold Prince’s powerful operatic-style staging is terrific, remaining taut and shipshape, while the show still acquires just the right style, ornate but quaint, from the late Maria Bjornson’s wonderful production design. Add to this Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sweeping and lush pastiche of a score, and you’ve got a blockbuster…This is not simply one of the longest-running Broadway musicals – it is, more important, one of the all-time best Broadway musicals. It delivers." Full Review
“Andrew Lloyd Webber has taken the Gaston Leroux potboiler about the love-crazed disfigured genius who lives in the catacombs of the Paris Opera and fashioned it into a thrilling and musically rich mass legit entertainment. The 19th century period spectacle, scenic legerdemain, soaring melodies and exceptional singing are at the service of an involving and piquantly offbeat love story, all of it staged with brilliantly organized flair by Harold Prince, back in top form.” Full Review
"Lush melodies ardently performed. Lavish spectacle and stunning effects. Overflowing sentiment and luxuriant fantasy...Britain's Andrew Lloyd Webber has triumphed again, this time with a musical extravaganza that may be his most accomplished…The adapters have turned the sturdy romance into a musical spectacular that is...a dazzling piece of collaborative stagecraft." Full Review
“It is a thrilling show -- as sumptuous as any on Broadway. And it touches the heart in odd and unexpected ways…If you put aside all preconceived notions and let the spell happen, I don't see how you can be disappointed…’Phantom’ follows an insinuating tack -- luring the audience into a luxurious world of gaslight and dark shadows, caressing it with soaring melodies...Buoyed by the strains of Lloyd Webber's lush score, 'Phantom' shimmers with true romanticism." Full Review
"I went to the Majestic last week to find out what it’s like all these years, and millions, later. It turns out: Kind of a blast...The sets are towering, the costumes lush, the orchestrations overwhelming (in a good way). By setting the show in the world of opera, there are perfectly good reasons for the over-the-top sets, overwrought performances...Hal Prince’s direction remains both overwrought and sensitive, with some truly lovely moments...As good as it is, it is stagnant." Full Review
"I found my expectations upended, my jaded armor melting away...I found myself with a new appreciation for this beloved show’s gothic theatricality; the waltzing sweep of Harold Prince’s direction; the grandly soaring melodies of its most celebrated songs...It may or may not be a great musical, according to your tastes, or even a good one, but 'Phantom of the Opera' certainly remains a grand, lavishly decked-out galleon of a show, surging on into the 21st century showing few signs of decay." Full Review
"'The Phantom of Opera' not only looks as good as it did in 1988, but still holds the same thrills for audiences as the day it first bowed...'Phantom' will never be my favorite musical; stretches of it drag and the plot remains remarkably simple-minded. But should Prince and the producers continue to make such smart casting decisions, there’s more than a ghost of a chance that this legendary musical will stay on Broadway for another 26 years." Full Review
"The magic flows from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s immortal music…From its design standpoint, it has been maintained to perfection…The style of acting and singing is more operatic in nature than realistic for the stage. So the cast has its ups and downs…As a whole, 'The Phantom of the Opera' is still a gem of a show, the last of its kind. It’s a link to the theatrical past when the shows were opulent and eye-popping." Full Review
"To say the score is Lloyd Webber’s best is not saying a great deal...What sets ‘Phantom’ apart is the extraordinarily imaginative work of Bjornson, whose sets and costumes are a breathtaking, witty, sensual tribute to 19th century theater...The characters are not fleshed out, the lyrics are forgettable and the melodramatic plot is not as evocative as it might be. Nevertheless, that master conjurer Hal Prince has woven these seemingly outmoded materials into a grand evening of theater." Full Review
See it if you want to see the best musical ever, a true classic. you like the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, great singing, acting, staging.great story
Don't see it if you don't like the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber. You don't like classical musicals but need something very modern
See it if you want to have a hauntingly gorgeous experience. The best Broadway staging I've ever seen. The effects were so smooth and breathtaking.
Don't see it if you don't want to see an epic Broadway classic.
See it if You want to witness a true rarity of Broadway. A real, sure-fire, smash. It's the Diamond that shines brightest on The Great White Way.
Don't see it if You have no sense of romance, fantasy, or a suspension of disbelief.
See it if You are a fan of the story or of Andrew Lloyd Webber; if you wish to see a masterpiece staged by one of the greatest directors in history
Don't see it if You don't enjoy Andrew Lloyd Webber; if you seek small, intimate theater
See it if Truly a masterpiece of timeless theatre! Beautiful sets, costumes and story. It is intense throughout and powerful! Have seen it twice!
Don't see it if if you do not like theatrical opera
See it if This is what they call "A Dark Musical. I have seen it over 15 times! It never disappoints me. The music is spellbinding,
Don't see it if Don"t like lots of very dramatic singing. Also if u don't like opera, that can be a disadvantage.
See it if you like creative staging, a timeless story, and dramatic effects.
Don't see it if you don't like musicals that are completely sung though, if you don't like opera, if you don't like special effects.
See it if you love classic Musicals and appreciate talent. If you have heard and like the soundtrack, nothing beats the live performance.
Don't see it if you dont like musicals/opera you are looking for a funny-kid friendly show.
See it if Even though it has been around for the longest time, it still lives up to Broadway standards today
Don't see it if If ya happen upon tickets, not something I would go out of my way to c
See it if The Phantom Of The Opera is a profound show that captures the true essence of broadway! Once you see it, you will be obsessed.
Don't see it if You do not want to see the timeless story and hear the unforgettable score.
See it if Most everyone needs to see this at least once. It's a musical theatre classic that despite its long run does not feel dated at all.
Don't see it if MAYBE give it a miss if you have a low tolerance for period gothic stuff.
See it if Those who enjoy operatic type music, a suspenseful and romantic book and an evening of magnificent entertainment must see this show.
Don't see it if If you are someone who does not enjoy an all sung show, skip this one
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Offer valid on select orchestra and mezzanine seats now through 12/21/18. Offer not valid saturday evenings, or 11/19/18 thru 11/25/18. Offer is subject to availability and prior sale; not valid on prior purchases; cannot be combined with any other discounts or promotions. No exchanges or refunds. All prices include a $2.00 theater restoration fee. Offer expires 12/21/18 but may be revoked at any time. Limit 19 tickets per order.
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