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‘Phantom of the Opera’ announces end of historic 35-year Broadway run

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After 35 years, one of Broadway’s best-known shows will close its curtains for the last time in 2023.

The “Phantom of the Opera” announced Friday that its final performance will be February 18 at the Majestic Theater in New York City.

Based on Gaston Leroux’s horror novel, the musical debuted in early 1988, making it the longest-running show in Broadway history.

During its time on stage, “Phantom of the Opera” won dozens of awards, including seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

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A spokesperson told The Hollywood Reporter that further productions of the musical around the world will continue. These locations include: England, Australia, Finland, Japan, China and Prague.

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Tickets for the final performance are not yet available, but should be soon.

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