After 13,925 performances, “The Phantom of the Opera” will draw its curtains on February 18, 2023 for the last time.
“Thank you to every single person who has been part of theater history and experienced the music of the night for almost 35 years in New York City,” wrote the production team of the longest-running Broadway musical on Facebook.
Adding that ticketing information will be announced soon, the team asked Phantom fans to share their personal stories and experiences with the show in the comments section.
According to a Reuters report, the Broadway staple is closing because of a drop in ticket sales, even after New York theaters reopened after the lockdowns.
With Andrew Lloyd Webber as the composer and playwright, “The Phantom of the Opera,” is considered a classic in musical theater.
During the strictest of lockdown, the composer and playwright streamed The Phantom online for free, under the banner “The Show…