By Mike and Paula Parker
...Julie Hanson, who understudied the role of Christine Daaé for a year before assuming that role
twice a week in the touring company, has a different take on why The Phantom has maintained its phenomenal popularity.
"I think aside from the beautiful music and amazing staging, at its heart Phantom is a timeless story about love and compassion.
I think everyone can relate to that. People come for the spectacle. The come back for the story"....