Phantom of the Opera first came to London in 1986 and has been going strong ever since. A London newspaper once wrote that "Phantom of the Opera was God's gift to musical theatre". This musical started in New York just two Years later and has been the strongest there also. Winners of countless awards, the press truly has a love affair with Phantom of the Opera. Is the London production any different than the New York one? or the other 147 Cities that hosted it? The People of London will tell You that this one is the best and They just might be right.