‘Phantom of the Opera,' Longest-Running Broadway Show, to Close After 35-Year Run

“Phantom of the Opera,” a Broadway fixture for so long that it feels like part of the fabric of New York City, will close after a 35-year run.

The beloved musical will take its final bow at the Majestic Theatre on Feb.18, 2023, soon after celebrating its 35th anniversary, a representative for the show confirmed to NBC News Friday.

The longest-running show in Broadway history, “Phantom” opened at the Majestic Theatre on 44th Street in January 1988 and has played more than 13,000 performances to date.

The New York Times reports that the production never truly recovered from the economic fallout brought on by the pandemic — a

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