11 Jan '20 08:15>
@duchess64 saidMaybe so, maybe no.
First of all, an adaptation for the stage is different from one for film.
It's wrong for Suzianne to presume, apparently, that none of the London-based
critics of the film has ever watched the musical in the West End.
I more or less enjoyed the 2004 film 'Phantom of the Opera', though I had not watched the musical before on stage.
I wish that a better singer than ...[text shortened]... taken four voice lessons..."
Obviously, Suzianne and I have very different tastes.
I catch the stage musical Phantom of the Opera every time it comes through Phoenix.
I enjoy this as much as I enjoy Cats.