The Phantom of the Opera
(Previews began Jan. 9, 1988, opened Jan. 26, 1988)
(2 hrs 30 mins)
Broadway’s longest-running musical, based on the novel by Gaston Leroux and featuring a score by Andrew Lloyd Webber, tells the tragic story of a disfigured composer who falls in love with a young soprano, whisking her away to his mysterious chambers beneath the Paris Opera House.
Schedule: M 8 pm, Tu 7 pm, W-Sa 8 pm, Th & Sa 2 pm
TRIVIA: On Jan. 28, 2018, “The Phantom of the Opera” marks its 30th anniversary at the Majestic Theatre, a milestone reached by no other show, play or musical, in Broadway history. As it enters its fourth decade, the show will have played 12,500 performances to 18 million people, grossing more than $1.1 billion—and that’s just on Broadway.