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Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera Will Close After 35 Years

Theatre Mania

After 35 years and countless records broken, Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera will end its run at Broadway's Majestic Theatre on February 18, 2023, a production spokesperson has confirmed.

Based on the classic novel by Gaston Leroux, The Phantom of the Opera features music by Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Charles Hart (with additional lyrics by Richard Stilgoe), and book by Richard Stilgoe and Lloyd Webber. It is directed by Harold Prince, choreographed by Gillian Lynne, and features production design by the late Maria Bjornson, lighting by Andrew Bridge, and sound by Martin Levan. Cameron Mackintosh has served as lead producer throughout the show's entire run.

Since the musical began, countless actors have played the title role, a list that includes notables like Michael Crawford (a Tony winner for his performance), Hugh Panaro, Howard McGillin, and Norm Lewis, to name a few...READ MORE

Author: David Gordon, Zachary Stewart


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