Phantom to Become Longest-Running Broadway Show on January 9th

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I wonder how long once it is off it will take phantom to be beaten...and how much longer it is going to be on broadway.
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yeah, i hope the disney shows dont beat it for longest running...
but phantom is doing pretty well, so it should still run awhile longer!
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Phantom isn't going anywhere soon. It'll hold that record for a while. Hopefully Beauty and the Beast will die off soon. Lion King has been at almost 100 percent for almost 10 years, so I imagine it holds the only threat to Phantom, that is, if it closes.
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I bet Lion King and Wicked will both eventually give it a run for its money. There is nothing in either of those two shows that will "date" the material in a decade or so.

Don't know whether they'll beat Phantom or not. That will also depend on the "state of Broadway" in the coming years (aka what else is out there?).
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ITW revival will probably beat it.

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Bye, bye Cats...
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What crack did you smoke this morning Parks?
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haha
well, gotta go earn sweet charity rewards! talk to yall later! :)
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CATS, you have met your match.

Thank you, Phantom.
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Congrats. Phantom.
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What show is "ITW"

Lol, it is probobly something really obvious ab i am having a brain burp...but what is it?
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Into The Woods I think.

Does anyone have their Phantom tickets yet for the historice January 9th performance?
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I dont think they are available to the public are they?

And they are making another into the woods revival?
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Hooray for PHANTOM! This is the show that got me into Broadway. I saw it twice! I'm proud it isn't going to be CATS any more. I saw the video for CATS, and it was pathetic. Let's plan a virtual party for the occasion!
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Ahh finally! Well the only thing is that it won't be that much fun for Webber because Phantom and Cats are both his shows!
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YAY PHANTOM!! What a great show, it's waaay up there in my top 3 (along with Rent, my number one, and... I dunno what else. re: Phantom to Become Longest-Running Broadway Show on January 9th). I wanna see it on the 9th SO badly, because its about a week from my birthday, but apparantly they're having some invitation only gala. So unfortunate! Oh well, maybe I'll go on the 8th or 10th.
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The Jan 9th performance isn't open to the public. I'm actually going to the Jan 7th show which will tie the record. Got tickets a few months ago actually. (Orch. Center Row M Center, quite excited)

Would kill to get there for the 9th. I have a feeling they'll be opening up some kind of raffle for fans or something. keeping my fingers crossed for that.

But good for Phantom. My personal favorite, and I believe most would agree its more deserving than Cats...
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I'm going on the 10th. 2nd row center for $50. Can't beat that!
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i don't mean to be rude or anything...don't take this the wrong way. but isn't this really old news? i remember articles about it from months ago.
i'm sure there's old threads too.

that said. yay phantom. i wish i could be there. i'm sure it's going to be an event to remember. way to go ALW.
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I prefer Phantom, but why do you all hate Cats? I think it has some fantastic music and is a lot of fun.
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I'm going on the 9th! I'm so psyched.
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I wonder if this show will ever close...
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It needs to close so RENT can become the longest running show.

Well, one can dream.
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