Lot666 said: "I wish the Big Wigs would pay a visit to The Majestic for a look at Kyle Barisich's performance of Raoul. I'm told he's a lovely person, but he is without question the weakest Raoul I've ever seen (and I've seen quite a few). He shout-sings his lines in a monotone, his posture and bearing suggest a modern day kid loitering on a sidewalk, and nothing about him says "sophisticated, handsome aristocrat". He is just completely lacking in c
I just hope they dont cut out the front of house towers, I believe they did when it was in Hamburg, those towers tie the design together nicely but I wouldnt be suprised if they say it is too impractical to use on the tour, which is rubbish.
I personally love the boxes, esp price wise as they are usually only $50. + fees
as for the dry ice, they invented a system of nozells and jets that prevent that from happening (its all at the front edge of the stage, it was invented for this and the original Les Mis productions but Les Mis closed soon after installation)
I think too cost would be a factor, generally speaking west end tickets are cheaper and the theatre is smaller so you would get a better view. etc. The cheaper tickets at the Majestic up at the back are very far far away.
That being said, personally, I prefer the Broadway version because everything is just a little bit bigger and breathes better in the Majestic where as in London it can feel rather crammed in at Her Majesty's.