'Phantom of the Opera' is closing on Broadway

The Broadway show The Phantom of the Opera will close after nearly 35 years, Time Out’s sources said on Friday afternoon.

The show is slated to close in February 2023. Broadway’s longest-running show, Phantom has delighted audiences at 13,733 performances since it opened in 1988, per the New York Post, which broke news of the closing earlier today. But the Post also reported the show has struggled since the pandemic and is losing “some $1 million a month.”

The Post story sent Twitter abuzz Friday afternoon with reactions like … 

We’re working to learn more and will update this post. Meanwhile, if you want to see the show, here’s a review from our theater critic and info about how to get tickets.

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