When the tour was announced, it sounded like it was going to be anything but the original show. With a new director, designers and orchestration. I have no inside info on this at the moment, so perhaps its just a modern version of the london show as the poster above says, however that is not the impression I got reading the articles that surrouned the news a few months ago.
"Producer Cameron Mackintosh intends to present a newly imagined international production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, to premiere in England perhaps as early as 2012, Variety reports.
The production would follow the template of Mackintosh's recent newly designed and rethought revival of Les Miserables. . ."
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