NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Broadway’s ‘Phantom of the Opera,’ will hit another milestone Monday, as the production takes the stage for the 12,000th time.NYPD Officer, Suspect Both Shot In The Bronx
‘Phantom of the Opera’ opened on January 26, 1988 — almost 29 years ago. It is the longest-running show in Broadway history.
Aside from New York, there are current productions in six other cities, including in London, Budapest, Prague, Stockholm and Sapporo, Japan. There is also a North American tour, which visits cities across the United States.READ MORE: MTA Restoring Service To Subway Lines Temporarily Suspended During COVID Surge
Worldwide, the show has grossed more than $6 billion — more than large-scale movie blockbusters like “Titanic,” or “Star Wars.”
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