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Fresh Face
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Post Lyric differences
I know some of the lyrics in "Think of Me" and "Angel of Music" are slightly different between the London and Broadway productions. Are there any other songs with such changes, and can anyone tell me what they are?

Sat Dec 04, 2010 7:23 pm
Young Hoofer
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Post Re: Lyric differences
Think of Me and Angel of Music are the only songs that I can think of with differences between Broadway and West End.

All the best performers bring to their role something more, something different than what the author put on paper. That's what makes theatre live. That's why it persists.-Stephen Sondheim

Mon Dec 06, 2010 3:55 pm
Tony Winner
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Post Re: Lyric differences
Prima Donna and Masquerade is also different; the former have Carlotta's rant in Italian in West End (and elsewhere) and in English on Broadway, and the latter have a verse or two changed.

American Phantoms also sings vixen instead of viper in "Stranger than you dreamt it".

Plus, in West End they still have the graveyard trip, with Raoul singing "Once again she returns, once again she is his" etc. The trio is not used elsewhere (except Hungary),


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