Phantom, still running on broadway after sixteen years, is a rapturous spectacle and the movie, directed full throttle by joel schumacher, goes the show one better sumptuous pic version, which evokes the original show while working as a movie in its own right, is lit by a radiant, vocally lustrous. Ben crawford (the phantom of the opera) was born and raised in tucson, arizona and received a bfa in music theatre from the university of arizonahis broadway credits include last season’s charlie and the chocolate factory (mr salt), the titular character in shrek the musical, big fish (edward bloom u/s, don price), les misérables (javert/valjean u/s) and on the twentieth century (bruce. The big-screen rendition of the phantom of the opera resembles a ridiculously expensive installment of masterpiece theatre read more top critic andrew sarris observer january 27, 2005.
The phantom of the opera was made during the beginning of hollywood’s return to the movie musical in the early 2000s moulin rouge (2001) was a sensational best picture nominee, and chicago (2002) was a triumphant best picture winner. The phantom of the opera is a classic for everybody of all ages even for me, someone who despises classical opera, i really loved this from the moment i saw the show it was life-changing during the overture, the hairs on the back of my neck stood up. The phantom of the opera, on stage at tpac's jackson hall march 9 - 20, is a spectacular broadway musical your whole family can enjoy. The story behind “the phantom of the opera” is more about archetypes than about real characters the phantom (gerard butler) is the mysterious stranger christine (emmy rossum) is the beautiful debutante with the heart of gold who has a thing for the bad guy.
The phantom of the opera her majesty’s theatre 12 march 2015 4 stars book tickets for a show that opened over 28 years ago, the phantom of the opera continues to play to packed houses and, in every way, is an example, perhaps a high water mark, of magical theatre of the ornate, musical kind harold prince’s direction is as effective, sharp and detailed as ever maria björnson’s. Amy manford, christine daae at certain performances – photographer johan persson after more than 32 years in the west end, the phantom of the opera continues to sound marvellous actually, it. Review: ‘the phantom of the opera’ retains its luster review: the phantom of the opera × know before you go preview the content of this show at the links below if you have questions, please call tpac box office at 615-782-4040 contains explicit language review: ‘the book of mormon’ on broadway retains its charms. The phantom of the opera comments (0) by ed (emmy rossum) upstages the diva carlotta (minnie driver), thanks to the help of the mysterious phantom (gerard butler) who haunts the opera populaire, her childhood sweetheart, raoul (patrick wilson), woos the girl and, in turn, incurs the wrath of the phantom in the film, carlotta is.
The phantom of the opera (french: le fantôme de l'opéra) is a novel by french writer gaston leroux it was first published as a serialization in le gaulois from 23 september 1909, to 8 january 1910. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for the phantom of the opera (2004 movie soundtrack) at amazoncom read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Review by roma torre from ny1 phantom still delivers the goods judging by sheer invention, emotional punch and onstage talent, the venerable blockbuster still beats out almost all of the. Andrew lloyd webber’s “phantom of the opera” has been on broadway nonstop for the past 30 years (the longest-running musical in broadway history), so it must be doing something right.
Despite lavish settings and costumes, and sweeping camera movement, the sumptuously produced phantom of the opera feels static, stuffy, and stagey much of it takes place on a stage and there's very little action -- people stand still and sing rather than move, or, well, act. What makes the phantom of the opera such a spectacular show according to wade bradford from aboutcom (2013), at the start of the play, an opera ghost lays havoc on the crew and cast in the french opera house in the course of tutoring a chorus girl. Review of the phantom of the opera (1925) by charles e (118) on 25 feb 2012 the main thing i remember is the music when the play is mentioned which i admit havent seen, and opera house with secret passageways and.
The phantom of the opera is the best show in broadway 18 years in broadway history is a long time and the show is still popular howard mcgillin, brad little, john owen jones, and michael crawford are the greatest. The phantom of the opera is the best musical i've been to so far the sets for each scene were extremely good the performances from the actors were very convincing and the soundtrack was fantastic. The phantom of the opera is a 2004 british-american musical drama film based on andrew lloyd webber's 1986 musical of the same name, which in turn is based on the french novel le fantôme de l'opéra by gaston leroux.
360 reviews of the phantom of the opera i am not going to do a review of the play i will say though, that i have seen many playsboth in nyc and other places and this one, along with a chorus line, are my favorites for different reasons the. The phantom of the opera, based on the classic novel by gaston leroux, is the story of a man who was born with a horribly deformed face he hides in the bowels of a paris opera house where he toys with and torments the occupants just because he can. With raucous crowds, gorgeous production design, and extravagant costume design, the phantom of the opera is a lively and inspired musical with excellent performances, solid direction, and phenomenal music that always manages to lift the film up if it ever slacks off. This is the real phantom of the opera story by gaston leroux, to which andrew lloyd weber was true any version-movie, play, cartoon, etc-previous to lloyd-weber's musical is not the true story, but a very loose adaptation.