The Phantom of the Opera (Broadway, Majestic Theatre, 1988) | Playbill

The Phantom of the Opera

Broadway
Musical
Original
The longest-running show in Broadway history, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera debuted in 1988, winning seven Tony Awards® including Best Musical. Based on Gaston Leroux’s horror novel, it tells the enticing story of the Phantom, who haunts the stage of the Paris Opera and subsequently falls in love with a beautiful young soprano. Audiences are in for a thrilling night at the theater to see this timeless tale, accompanied by an unforgettable musical score.

SYNOPSIS:

Far beneath the majesty and splendor of the Paris Opera House hides the Phantom in a shadowy existence. Shamed by his physical appearance and feared by all, the love he holds for his beautiful protégée, Christine Daaé, is so strong that even her heart cannot resist.



SCHEDULE:
July 5–10: Tuesday @7pm, Wednesday @8pm, Thursday @2pm and 8pm, Friday @8pm, Saturday @2pm and 8pm, Sunday @5pm

July 11–31: Monday @8pm, Wednesday @8pm, Thursday @2pm and 8pm, Friday @8pm, Saturday @2pm and 8pm, Sunday @5pm

People (522)

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1988 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Winner
1988 Outstanding Lighting Design Winner
1988 Outstanding Orchestrations Winner
1988 Outstanding Music Winner
1988 Outstanding Set Design Winner
1988 Outstanding Costume Design Winner
1988 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Nominee
1988 Outstanding Choreography Nominee
1988 Outstanding Musical Nominee
1988 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Nominee
1988 Outstanding Director of a Musical Winner
New York Drama Critics' Circle
1988 Best Musical Nominee
Outer Critics Circle
1988 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Winner
1988 Outstanding New Broadway Musical Winner
1988 Outstanding Lighting Design Winner
1988 Outstanding Set Design Winner
Tony Award
1988 Best Book of a Musical Nominee
1988 Best Actor in a Musical Winner
1988 Best Choreography Nominee
1988 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Winner
1988 Best Direction of a Musical Winner
1988 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner
1988 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Winner
1988 Best Original Score Nominee
1988 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Winner
1988 Musical Winner

QUICK STATS

(as of Jun 26, 2022) Total Current Gross: $1,282,481,673.39 Highest Weekly Gross: $2,146,125.94 (Week Ending Dec 31, 2017)   Average Ticket Price: $66.13 Average % Capacity: 89.36%

Grosses

Week Ending Week Number This Week Gross Potential Gross Diff $ Avg Ticket Top Ticket Seats Sold Seats in Theatre Perfs Previews % Cap This Week Diff % cap
Jun 26, 2022 5 $958,070.81 -$28,309.23 $94.13 $247.00 10,178 1,605 8 0 79.27% -2.05%
Jun 19, 2022 4 $986,380.04 $20,730.34 $94.46 $247.00 10,442 1,605 8 0 81.32% 0.61%
Jun 12, 2022 3 $965,649.70 $84,994.86 $93.18 $247.00 10,363 1,605 8 0 80.71% 8.81%
Jun 5, 2022 2 $880,654.84 -$95,449.59 $95.39 $247.00 9,232 1,605 8 0 71.90% -6.36%
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