The Phantom of the Opera Ending Broadway Run


The curtain is about to fall on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera” for the final time. On Friday, Sept. 16, it was confirmed through the Broadway present’s official web site that the musical will finish its history-making run on Feb. 18, 2023, at Broadway’s Majestic Theatre. “The Phantom of the Opera” is the longest-running manufacturing in Broadway historical past — on Jan. 26, the present will have a good time its thirty fifth anniversary.

At the moment, the manufacturing’s solid contains Ben Crawford as The Phantom, Emilie Kouatchou as Christine, John Riddle as Raoul, Nehal Joshi as Monsieur André, and Craig Bennett as Monsieur Firmin. Seth Sklar-Heyn is the present’s director and can stay so by means of its ultimate run. By the point the present ends, it is going to have performed 13,925 performances.

As reported by Playbill, the present’s producer, Cameron Waterproof coat, issued a press release about “The Phantom of the Opera”‘s Broadway run coming to an in depth. (POPSUGAR has reached out to Waterproof coat’s reps however didn’t obtain a right away response.)

“As a British producer who has been fortunate sufficient to have been producing in New York for over 40 consecutive years, it has been an unparalleled honor to have introduced the longest-running musical in Broadway’s historical past, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘The Phantom of the Opera,'” the producer stated. “That this legendary present has thrilled New York for almost 35 phenomenal years is kind of astounding to me. As a producer, you dream {that a} present will run ceaselessly. Certainly, my manufacturing of Andrew’s ‘Cats’ proudly declared for many years ‘Now and Eternally.’ But ‘Phantom’ has surpassed that present’s extraordinary Broadway run. However all exhibits do lastly shut, and after appreciable dialogue between The Shuberts, The Actually Helpful Group, Andrew and myself, we concluded that the suitable time for ‘Phantom’ was after the present’s thirty fifth birthday on February 18 — a double celebration of Phantom’s phenomenal success.”

Though the present will now not be lighting up Broadway, productions of “The Phantom of the Opera” will proceed world wide in locations like London and Melbourne.

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