A poster advertising “The Phantom of the Opera” is displayed at closed Majestic Theatre in New York in March 2020. Photo: AP
A poster advertising “The Phantom of the Opera” is displayed at closed Majestic Theatre in New York in March 2020. Photo: AP
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Phantom of the Opera to close on Broadway after 35 years

  • The hit musical, a Broadway fixture since 1988, will end its run in February, becoming the biggest victim yet of New York’s pandemic-hit theatre scene
  • The crown for longest-running show will pass to Chicago, which started in 1996, followed by The Lion King, in 1997

A poster advertising “The Phantom of the Opera” is displayed at closed Majestic Theatre in New York in March 2020. Photo: AP
A poster advertising “The Phantom of the Opera” is displayed at closed Majestic Theatre in New York in March 2020. Photo: AP
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