‘The Phantom of the Opera’ extends Broadway run attributable to demand


The music of the night time will proceed for eight weeks longer than anticipated.

The Broadway musical “The Phantom of the Opera” introduced in September that it might be closing in February due to declining ticket gross sales, however plans have modified.

On Tuesday, the present’s producer, Cameron Waterproof coat, introduced the present will now run till April 16.

An surprising bolster in gross sales, in addition to a busy Thanksgiving week, helped the longest-running present in Broadway historical past earn $2.2 million in gross sales final week, in keeping with The New York Occasions.

“What a phenomenal response there has been to the show ending,” Waterproof coat instructed the Occasions. “We’ve sold out virtually everything that we have on sale.”

The musical will rejoice its thirty fifth anniversary in January.

With music by famed composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, “Phantom” incorporates a masked music lover who haunts the Paris Opera Home.

The Broadway present is directed by Hal Prince. In 1988, the present gained seven Tony Awards.