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Phantom of the Opera @ Majestic Theatre

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Finally achieved a life-long dream & caught the Phantom of the Opera musical theatre!!
Reminded me of my secondary school years when I was part of the school choir taking part in district-, & state-level competitions. I remembered all the hard work that we put in to perfect the emotions & remember the words. Brought tears to my eyes listening to the songs again.

If you've never caught the Phantom of the Opera before, you should. Andrew Lloyd Webber did a great job with the musical. It's one of the longest running musicals on Broadway for a reason. One thing that will surely impress you, when you catch it at Majestic, is the detailed and grandiose setups for each scene. There is a lot to take in with your eyes.

Having seen countless videos & performed the songs myself, one point of criticism I had was the whole musical seemed too rushed. They didn't allow for time to pause & let the em…