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Photo Features 21 Longest-Running Broadway Plays These plays have had the longest Broadway runs to date.
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Everyone talks about The Phantom of the Opera and Chicago as Broadway's longest-running shows—but the list isn't all musicals. In addition to those heavy-hitters, there are plenty of straight plays that entertained audiences for years. Look back at the 21 longest-running plays on Broadway below!

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21 Longest-Running Broadway Plays

Click here to see all Broadway shows that ran 1,000 performances or more.

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