Tag: The Phantom of the Opera

Derrick Davis Brings Intensity and Diversity to Phantom of the Opera

When I got the call that Derrick Davis was returning to Chicago as the star of Phantom of the Opera and I couldn’t wait to have a conversation with him.  When he was here earlier, I was so impressed with his performance and couldn’t help but wonder what it was like play the iconic figure. ... Read more »

The Phantom of the Opera is a Masquerade of a Production

The production of The Phantom of the Opera that opened recently at the Cadillac Palace Theatre was not at all what I expected and can’t quite say enjoyed. The really good things about the production are the magnificent voices and the actors…when you could hear and understand them.  The orchestra was superb but it overpowered... Read more »