See Phantom of the Opera Celebrate 12,000th Performance

Photos   See Phantom of the Opera Celebrate 12,000th Performance
Broadway’s longest-running musical hit a majestic new milestone November 28.
Cast Joseph Marzullo/WENN

Broadway’s longest-running musical, The Phantom of the Opera marked a special milestone November 28: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical, which opened January 26, 1988, played its 12,000th performance—an achievement that would have been unthinkable to the Gershwins, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, and Rodgers & Hammerstein, who worked at a time when shows rarely exceeded 1,000 performances.

Scroll through the 19 photos from the special performance below:

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