'Phantom of the Opera' to extend its run to April 16

“The Phantom of the Opera” will extend its final Broadway run to April 16 due to soaring demand for tickets, producer Cameron Mackintosh said Tuesday.

The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, which is Broadway’s longest-running show, was originally , as ticket sales were on the decline.

But sales spiked after news of the show’s closure broke in September, Mackintosh said in a press release Tuesday afternoon.

The production took in $2.2 million last week, marking the highest-grossing week in its nearly 35-year run, show sources told NY1. 

“The response to the news that ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ is finally going to end its record-breaking original Broadway run

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