AFTER 35 legendary years on Broadway, The Phantom of the Opera will soon retire.
News that the musical would have its final call on Broadway in New York came on September 16, 2022.
When is the last Phantom of the Opera Broadway show?
Your last possible chance to see The Phantom of the Opera will be in February, a month after the production marks 35 years on Broadway.
The final performance of The Phantom of the Opera will take place at the Majestic Theater on Saturday, February 18, 2023.
Even the longest-running Broadway musical in history has felt the economic strain of Covid-19.
CNN reported that ticket sales have plummeted, but the show will continue internationally.
A rush of ticket buyers eager to see the final screenings is expected.
How can I get tickets to see The Phantom of the Opera before it closes?
A ticket sale date has yet to be announced, but the musical’s website says they plan to release them soon.
Currently, tickets for dates through January 22, 2023 are available.
If you want to be notified when tickets go on sale, you can visit the Phantom of the Opera website and sign up to receive their email or text notifications.
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What is The Phantom of the Opera about?
The play is based on a novel written by Gaston Leroux in 1910.
It was turned into a play by famed composer Andrew Lloyd Webber.
The Phantom of the Opera tells the story of a musical genius disfigured by birth defects on half of his face.
He haunts the Paris Opera, where he becomes obsessed with the beauty and talent of a soprano named Christine.
Christine took lessons with The Phantom, whom she never saw until he appeared one day in the mirror behind her.
The Phantom lures him to his underground layer, where Christine unmasks him, causing him anger and also self-pity.
Christine’s childhood friend is also in the photo, and soon they are secretly engaged.
This explodes the Phantom’s obsession into scenes of jealousy, passion, and rage, which leads the audience to a dramatic ending.