The Phantom of the Opera in New York, NY
Majestic Theatre • 245 West 44th Street • New York, NY 10036
The longest-running musical in Broadway history, “The Phantom of the Opera” is a romantic, yet haunting show that thrills, enchants and excites. Featured at Majestic Theatre, the timeless musical tells a tale of a deformed composer who haunts the Paris Opera House and obsesses over a young chorus girl. With extravagant scenery, costumes and special effects, the show is truly a magical experience.
For over 25 years, PHANTOM has been the Broadway musical all others are measured against. The timeless story, the unforgettable score, an undeniable obsession that could never die.
PHANTOM is based on the novel by Gaston Leroux. It tells the story of the hideously deformed Phantom who lurks beneath the stage of the Paris Opera, exercising a reign of terror over its occupants. The phantom falls in love with the young Soprano devoting himself to creating a new star for the Opera by nurturing her extraordinary talents and employing all the skills at his disposal.
Winner of seven 1988 Tony® Awards including Best Musical, Andrew Lloyd Webber's masterwork is more than the longest-running musical in Broadway history - it's an international phenomenon that unmasks emotions like no other show can, leaving audiences everywhere breathless.
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s mesmerizing score along with jaw-dropping scenery and breathtaking special effects, magically combine to bring this tragic love story to life each night.
This show is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes with one intermission.
Recommended for ages 6 years and up.
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Where is the theater located?
The Phantom of the Opera is performed at the Majestic Theatre located at 245 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036.
How long is the show?
The show is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes long with a 15-minute intermission.
Is the Majestic Theatre wheelchair accessible?
The theatre is not entirely wheelchair accessible. There are no steps to the designated wheelchair seating in the orchestra section. However, all other sections require stair access.
Can I bring my camera to the theatre?
Absolutely no photography or video is allowed into the theater.
When should I arrive for my show?
The theatre doors open approximately 45 minutes before the show. It is recommended that audiences arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the show beginning to find their seats, browse the available show merchandise, and settle in before showtime.
Is this show appropriate for children?
Yes. Children under the age of 4 are not permitted into the theatre. This show is recommended for children ages 12 and older.
Are concessions available for purchase within the theater?
Yes. Soft drinks, water, cocktails, candy, and show merchandise (no food) are available for purchase at the Majestic Theatre. No food is allowed into the theatre.
Does the show use any sort of special effects that may be irritating to audiences?
Contains live gunshot sounds, strobe lighting, theatrical fog, smoke and pyrotechnics.