Holding the record as the longest-running musical in Broadway history after beating CATS in 2006, The Phantom of the Opera is an astonishing musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on the French novel Le Fant?me de l'Op?ra by Gaston Leroux. With lyrics by Charles Hart and additional lyrics by Richard Stilgoe, the musical revolves around Christine Daae, a beautiful soprano singer who becomes the obsession of a disfigured phantom who lurks in the theater. First opening on the West end in 1986, the show has been running on Broadway since 1988 at the Majestic Theatre. In 2009, The Phantom of The Opera marked it's nine thousandth performance at the Majestic and in 2011, celebrated it's 23rd anniversary. As this heart-wrenching musical continues to thrill audiences across the globe, fans everywhere seek The Phantom of The Opera tickets to see this record-breaking creation come to life.