Broadway’s longest-running present, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera,” will play its closing 5 months earlier than closing its doorways for good, a spokesperson for the present advised CNN Friday.
The ultimate efficiency will happen on Saturday, February, 18, 2023, at Broadway’s Majestic Theatre, Michael Borowski of The Publicity Workplace mentioned in an electronic mail.
Previous to the Broadway present’s conclusion, “Phantom” will have a good time its thirty fifth anniversary on January 26 with director Seth Sklar-Heyn on the helm, Borowski mentioned.
Ticket gross sales had slowed for Broadway reveals through the pandemic and “Phantom” was no exception, just lately dropping from 255,000 weekly attendees in Could to about 180,000 attendees in September, based on The Broadway League.
Worldwide productions of the present will proceed, Borowski added. The present’s flagship London manufacturing will have a good time its thirty sixth 12 months on October 9 and the just lately premiered Melbourne model will likewise proceed.
Phantom’s Mandarin-language model is slated to debut in China in 2023 and a Spanish-language enterprise with Antonio Banderas has been introduced.