Musical Review: Jesus Christ Superstar

Details: More information can be found at http://www.playbill.com/production/jesus-christ-superstar-neil-simon-theatre-vault-0000013824

Score: 7/10

A musical is a show where there is dialogue and occasionally the characters break into song. An opera is when there is almost no talking and all singing. Jesus Christ Superstar is likely more an opera than a musical. Originally performed in the 1970’s, Jesus Christ Superstar has been revived a number of times. Despite its age, this show is still entertaining even though the story is predictable since it retells a religious narrative most people in America are very familiar with.

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Musical Review: The Phantom of the Opera

Details: Saw the version starring Sierra Boggess and Norm Lewis a while ago. The official site is http://www.thephantomoftheopera.com/

I’ve listened to the music from the Phantom of the Opera for decades now. Finally, I had the chance to watch the show a while ago and I thought it was good. I thought Les Miserables was better, but it was still good.

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