The Phantom of Opera is Broadway’s greatest running hit. This performance is based on the 1910 horror novel by Gaton Leraoux. It has been adopted in countless number of films. Broadway,s Phantom showcases musicals with captivating story lines. These shows with fancier choreography feature a great collection of songs. There have been thousands of Broadway performances. But the one staged through 22nd January at Detroit Opera House is the greatest in terms of numbers. It is a special performance as any event in modern Broadway galore. Phantom of the Opera is the longest running show in the history of Broadway by a wide margin. This is the most financially successful entertainment entertainment to date.
This new edition of phantom performance features new, magnificent sets. The set comes to life when the tittle lands on the ceiling or becomes static. A chain of stairs appears leading all the way down to the stage. It is a phenomenal visual whose effect on people remains constant. These types of touches spice the show throughout the evening. This keeps your eyes glued to the stage at all instances. Apart from the sweeping staircase, there is a captivating site of the subterranean gondola. Its a show of unending entertainment which the audience wishes to last forever.
Wild and Luminous Elements
The proceedings feature a sea world element just like any famous theme park. Here a giant whale emerges from the water and can splash water to any patron in the first rows. There is also a show stop chandelier which appears to be a mixture of light fixture in the first place, somewhat ugly. But in the initial stages of the show, the chandelier descends slowly towards the crowd.
Its a very thrilling phenomena especially for people sitting in the front row. This chandelier then stops , sheds its blinding exterior and transforms into a glistening ball of light. This gives an experience of New Year’s eve in the Times Square. This chandelier will also be seen later in the evening. This time its followed by both shocking and exiting sound effects. It forms a great connection with the Phantom with a mystery which can never be explained fully. The flickers and rising up to the ceiling is very majestic.
This particular show is the best performance of Andrew Webber and Charles Hart composition. Phantom of the Opera is a horror show where we expect haunting and beautiful music. The main one is the famous Music of the Night. It is notably the most cherished and highly regarded songs in Broadway history. Derrick Davis, a stage veteran allows the drama to build around the music with patience and intensity. This allows the audience to enjoy each note and syllable.
As always, the performance sufficiently covers all accounts in Gaston’s horror novel. The Phantom follows a deformed composer who haunts the grand Paris Opera House. The composer shuns away from the world in the confines of an underground caverns. This lonely composer tutors and composes operas for Christine, a beautiful and young soprano superstar to be. As her star rises a handsome man from her past enters into her life. The Phantom grows insane and terrorizes the opera house and its owners. Despite all these, Christine finds herself drawn to the mystery man.
The story is very complete and very satisfying. It contains all aspects of theater from action, romance to humor. The story is rounded up by the great music when it comes to production. Andrew Webber’s masterpiece has no master plots or unpredictable twists but its a testament of raw beauty and emotion. In any case, the instruments and voices are still enough to offer a memorable experience.
This new Broadway performance is designed to perfection superseding its predecessors. The theater is filled with red and yellow colors and a sporadic burst of flames. Generally, the show is a visual delight with magical colors and dancing lights. A unique musical arrangement ties all elements of the show together. This type of art is timeless since it has maintained its taste for over 30 years. The melodies and syllables of Phantom of the Opera are very authentic. Its a great show which people fall in love with every time they experience it. Detroit Opera House attendants are set for a rejuvenated performance.