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


Photos: Wendell Pierce Celebrates His Birthday on Stage at DEATH OF A SALESMANPhotos: Wendell Pierce Celebrates His Birthday on Stage at DEATH OF A SALESMAN
December 9, 2022

Wendell Pierce celebrated his Birthday on stage last night at Death of a Salesman. Check out photos of the cake, and the cast singing Happy Birthday here!

Wake Up With BWW 12/9: Michelle Yeoh and Jeff Goldblum Join WICKED Film, and More!Wake Up With BWW 12/9: Michelle Yeoh and Jeff Goldblum Join WICKED Film, and More!
December 9, 2022

Top stories include coverage from Ohio State Murders, which opened last night on Broadway! Plus, Michelle Yeoh and Jeff Goldblum join the cast of the Wicked film, and more!

Video: Heather Headley Surprises THE LION KING National Tour's Khalifa White BackstageVideo: Heather Headley Surprises THE LION KING National Tour's Khalifa White Backstage
December 8, 2022

Watch Heather Headley (Broadway’s original Nala and star of Netflix’s Sweet Magnolias) surprise longtime fan Khalifa White (Nala in The Lion King tour) following a performance backstage.

Shoshana Bean, Elizabeth Teeter & More to Lead OBSESSED, THE STORY OF DIANE WARREN...SO FAR Industry PresentationShoshana Bean, Elizabeth Teeter & More to Lead OBSESSED, THE STORY OF DIANE WARREN...SO FAR Industry Presentation
December 8, 2022

OBSESSED, The Story of Diane Warren...so far, is based on the incredible life of one of the most famous and successful songwriters of all time. The cast for the presentation includes Shoshana Bean (Diane Warren), Elizabeth Teeter (Young Diane Warren), and more.

Michael R. Jackson's WHITE GIRL IN DANGER & More to be Presented at Works & Process in Spring 2023Michael R. Jackson's WHITE GIRL IN DANGER & More to be Presented at Works & Process in Spring 2023
December 8, 2022

For spring 2023 Works & Process will present a robust series at the Guggenheim Museum, Lincoln Center, and The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Programs provide audiences with unprecedented access to creative process blending artist discussions and performance highlights.