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Top 10 Musical Theater Duets

Top 10 Musical Theater Duets

Writing about the top 10 musical theater duets meant ranking the last song syndrome (LSS) effects that a song possesses. One of the main reasons behind revivals is that some fans never got over most of these songs. The performers may change. But the fascination with these tunes never wavered. 10. Waltz for Eva and […]

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phantom of the opera musical vs. Movie

phantom of the opera musical vs. Movie

“Phantom of the Opera” musical vs movie adaptation is an interesting focal point of discussion. We just need to acknowledge some differences, both nuanced and glaring, that are evident in either version. The challenge that we see though is picking which version of the musical to compare to the movie. I will go with the […]

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Phantom Opera Musical Cast in Different Stagings and Film

phantom of the opera musical vs book

A case study regarding “The Phantom of the Opera: Musical vs Book” in unavoidable. Some hit musicals are based on classic best sellers like this. Usually it starts as a play adapted from the book which in turn gets adapted into a musical. In this case though, the version that used less music was the […]

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The Phantom of the Opera: Movie Review

The Phantom of the Opera: What Joel Schumacher Did

As they say in movies, for every “Chicago” that earns the accolades upon crossing over to film, you get a “Nine” that earn universal scorn. Could this be acceptable reason enough to shoot these Hollywood versions with pre-recorded performances? Several issues rise to the surface the moment Joel Schumacher’s take on directing the Hollywood version […]

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