‘Phantom of the Opera’ to Close on Broadway in February

The Phantom of the Opera, Broadway’s longest running show, is scheduled to close on Feb. 18, a source familiar with the matter confirms to The Hollywood

Reporter. The Andrew Lloyd Webber-composed musical has been playing at Broadway’s Majestic Theatre since January 1988. The musical has been a staple of the Great

White Way, and popular culture, ever since, but has attracted more of a tourist audience in recent years and seen its grosses waver.More from The Hollywood ReporterCommon to

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March 12, 2020. The musical reopened on Oct. 22, 2021 to great fanfare, which included Lloyd Webber DJ’ing to a crowd outside the theater. That fall, the musical saw a boost in

grosses, alongside other returning classics, but saw its box office fall that winter as the Omicron variant surged.  The New York Times reported the news earlier

Friday, citing a production spokesperson. The production did not immediately respond a request for comment from THR. Click here to read the full

article.