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Flip the Script
Laura Booz: Okay, I have a trivia question for you, which show has had the longest run on Broadway? The answer . . . drumroll please . . . The Phantom of the Opera is the longest running show in Broadway history. It opened on January 26, 1988 and has had some 13,370 performances.
Just taking a short break during the pandemic, but they are back at it. Critics and fans agree that Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical score is just as gripping as it has always been. Some thirty years after its opening night, people from all over the world continue to buy those tickets for about $100, dress up, and find their way to the Majestic Theater in Manhattan to watch The Phantom of the Opera, because the show has aged that well.
It makes me wonder, how does a cast and crew tell the same story day …
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