Which of the "Big 4" (Cat/Mis/Phantom/Saigon) is your favorite?

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I always refer to the "Big 4" as the four huge British imports from the 80's. So which is your favorite?

a. Cats
b. Les Miserables
c. The Phantom of the Opera
d. Miss Saigon

My sentimental fave is Cats, but I'll say that my true favorite of these 4 is Phantom.
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Updated On: 7/11/05 at 11:17 AM
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re: Which of the 'Big 4' is your favorite?#1
Posted: 7/11/05 at 11:20am
Colour me odd, but I didn't really care for any of them. They each have one song that I like (Master of the House, The Heat Is On in Saigon, Jellicle Songs, and Angel of Music), but overall they don't do it for me.
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re: Which of the 'Big 4' is your favorite?#2
Posted: 7/11/05 at 11:34am
Les Mis!

Followed by POTO.
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re: Which of the 'Big 4' is your favorite?#3
Posted: 7/11/05 at 11:34am
Les Mserables
Miss Saigon
Phantom
Cats
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re: Which of the 'Big 4' is your favorite?#4
Posted: 7/11/05 at 11:41am
Les Mis - the others were probably more spectacular, but none moved me as much (or at all, in the case of Cats)

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re: Which of the 'Big 4' is your favorite?#5
Posted: 7/11/05 at 11:44am
Well, I guess it's Les Mis, followed very closely by Miss Saigon and then Phantom. I didn't like Cats.
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re: Which of the 'Big 4' is your favorite?#6
Posted: 7/11/05 at 11:46am
Les Mis. It touched me more than any other musical, and even though they may have cooler special effects(for ex. Phantom, which is like my 2nd or 3rd fav.) I think once you see LM it stays with you for a while.

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re: Which of the 'Big 4' is your favorite?#7
Posted: 7/11/05 at 11:47am
Les Mis
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re: Which of the 'Big 4' is your favorite?#8
Posted: 7/11/05 at 11:50am
Most definetly Les Miz. Followed by Phantom and Miss Saigon. I have never seen Saigon but I love the music. Cats was... Cats.
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re: Which of the 'Big 4' is your favorite?#9
Posted: 7/11/05 at 11:53am
Les Mis
Cats
Phantom
Miss Saigon
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re: Which of the 'Big 4' is your favorite?#10
Posted: 7/11/05 at 11:55am
Les Miserables, without a doubt.
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re: Which of the 'Big 4' is your favorite?#11
Posted: 7/11/05 at 11:57am
Les Miz, no question.
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re: Which of the 'Big 4' is your favorite?#12
Posted: 7/11/05 at 11:58am
Phantom
Les Mis
Miss Saigon/ Cats...I don't really like either
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re: Which of the 'Big 4' is your favorite?#13
Posted: 7/11/05 at 12:01pm
Miss Saigon
Les Miserables
The Phantom of the Opera
Cats


Miss Saigon has (IMO) a bit of a stronger score than Les Miz but both are phenomenal shows.
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re: Which of the 'Big 4' is your favorite?#14
Posted: 7/11/05 at 12:02pm
None--I thought they were all overblown, superficial, bombastic--especially Le Miz...
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re: Which of the 'Big 4' is your favorite?#15
Posted: 7/11/05 at 12:04pm
Miss Saigon.
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re: Which of the 'Big 4' is your favorite?#16
Posted: 7/11/05 at 12:06pm
1. Les Miz
2. PotO
3. Miss Saigon
4. Cats
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re: Which of the 'Big 4' is your favorite?#17
Posted: 7/11/05 at 12:07pm
Les Mis
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re: Which of the 'Big 4' is your favorite?#18
Posted: 7/11/05 at 12:08pm
Les Miz,my all time favorite
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re: Which of the 'Big 4' is your favorite?#19
Posted: 7/11/05 at 12:11pm
miss saigon definitely. by a landslide.
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re: Which of the 'Big 4' is your favorite?#20
Posted: 7/11/05 at 12:11pm
les miserables.

the rest blow.
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re: Which of the 'Big 4' is your favorite?#21
Posted: 7/11/05 at 12:17pm
I chose the legendary Broadway musical of all-time; CATS :)
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re: Which of the 'Big 4' is your favorite?#22
Posted: 7/11/05 at 12:20pm
Miss Saigon
Phantom
Les Mis
Cats
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re: Which of the 'Big 4' is your favorite?#23
Posted: 7/11/05 at 12:24pm
Les Miz! Like, by a ridiculous margin! :)
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re: Which of the 'Big 4' is your favorite?#24
Posted: 7/11/05 at 12:43pm
Les Mis and then Miss Saigon. the other two can't compare.
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