Andrew Lloyd Webber and Michael Crawford, who arrived together
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Michael Crawford
The show's regular curtain call, kicked off in front of a enthusiastic audience...
Larry Wayne Morbitt
George Lee Andrews and Tim Jerome
Tim Martin Gleason
Phantom's current leads...
A final bow for the show's current cast
On hand to pass off the baton of longest running show - a Cat!
A Phantom and a Cat take a bow...
Previous cast members then joined the current cast on stage, including numerous Christines...
...and of course - Phantoms!
The entire company singing Masquerade
Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber
Director Hal Prince
Gillian Lynne, Cameron Mackintosh and Andrew Lloyd Webber†
Producer Cameron Mackintosh
Cameron Mackintosh and Andrew Lloyd Webber
Gillian Lynne, Cameron Mackintosh and Andrew Lloyd Webber
The show's first Phantom - Michael Crawford
Crawford's first act on stage? Congratulating and hugging current Phantom Howard McGillin
...and current Christine Sandra Joseph
After an emotional speech about his history with the show, and what it was like seeing it for the first time as an audience member...
...Michael then kicked off the celebration for the night!
Let the party begin!