Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Video: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Gets Ready to Say Goodbye to Broadway

The Phantom of the Opera will play its final Broadway performance on February 18, 2023.

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this month, The Phantom of the Opera, Broadway's longest-running show ever, will take its final Broadway bow at the Majestic Theatre on February 18, 2023, soon after celebrating its 35th anniversary. Watch a brand new promo for the musical's final months below!

For Phantom's record of 'longest-running Broadway show of all-time' to be broken, Chicago will have to continue its Broadway run for another eight years.

Broadway's blockbuster phenomenon, Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, directed by the late Harold Prince, is one of the world's all-time most successful entertainment properties. Produced by Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA has been the longest-running show in Broadway history for well over a decade, and its astounding longevity in New York and around the world is unprecedented. On Broadway alone, the musical has played an unheard of more than 13,000 performances to 19 million people at The Majestic Theatre (245 West 44th Street). The show began Broadway previews at the Majestic Theatre on January 9, 1988 and opened on January 26, 1988 starring Michael Crawford, Sarah Brightman and Steve Barton.

Based on the classic novel Le Fantôme de L'Opéra by Gaston Leroux, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, has music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Charles Hart with additional lyrics by Richard Stilgoe and book by Richard Stilgoe and Andrew Lloyd Webber. It is directed by the late Harold Prince. Musical staging and choreography is by the late Gillian Lynne. THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA has production design by the late Maria Björnson®, lighting by Andrew Bridge and sound by Mick Potter with original sound by Martin Levan. Musical supervision and direction is by David Caddick and orchestrations are by David Cullen and Andrew Lloyd Webber.

TodayTix Black Friday

Related Stories

More Hot Stories For You


KPOP Announces Final Performance on BroadwayKPOP Announces Final Performance on Broadway
December 6, 2022

Today, the producers of KPOP announced that the groundbreaking new musical will have its final Broadway performance on Sunday, December 11 at Circle in the Square Theatre.

Video: Bob The Drag Queen, Kornbread & More Pay Tribute to A STRANGE LOOP With New MedleyVideo: Bob The Drag Queen, Kornbread & More Pay Tribute to A STRANGE LOOP With New Medley
December 6, 2022

Watch A Strange Loop Medley, produced by Michael Korte and Bryson Camper, starring Bob The Drag Queen, Kornbread, Anania Williams, Kyle Freeman and Elyn.

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE FAR COUNTRY at Atlantic Theater CompanyPhotos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE FAR COUNTRY at Atlantic Theater Company
December 6, 2022

See photos from opening night of Atlantic Theater Company's The Far Country, an Atlantic commissioned world premiere play by Lloyd Suh, directed by Eric Ting.

David Cale, Nat Wolff, Hari Nef & More to Star in THE SEAGULL/WOODSTOCK World Premiere at The New GroupDavid Cale, Nat Wolff, Hari Nef & More to Star in THE SEAGULL/WOODSTOCK World Premiere at The New Group
December 6, 2022

David Cale, Patrick Foley, Hari Nef, Daniel Oreskes, Parker Posey, Bill Sage, Aleyse Shannon, Amy Stiller and Nat Wolff will appear in the company’s world premiere of The Seagull/Woodstock, NY, by Thomas Bradshaw, adapted from Chekhov, directed by Scott Elliott. 

Join BroadwayWorld: Open Ad Operations Team PositionJoin BroadwayWorld: Open Ad Operations Team Position
December 6, 2022

BroadwayWorld is looking for a full-time Ad Operations team member with a solid understanding of the digital advertising ecosystem. This candidate should be a self-starter and demonstrate previous experience as well as excellent communication skills. Communicating technical issues across departments will be a key function of this role. Attention to detail is a must.