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Top 5 Long-Running Shows

These Broadway shows have been able to keep their doors open for quite some time.


The Phantom of the Opera
Majestic Theater, 247 W. 44th St., nr. Seventh Ave.; 212-239-6200
The Andrew Lloyd Webber juggernaut is full of crashing chandeliers and orchestral bombast.

The Lion King
Minskoff Theatre, 200 W. 45th St., nr. Broadway; 212-869-0550
Disney’s single greatest contribution to the theater.

Chicago
Ambassador Theatre, 219 W. 49th St., nr. Broadway; 212-239-6200
Broadway’s longest-running revival is still stylish.

Wicked
Gershwin Theatre, 222 W. 51st St., nr. Eighth Ave.; 212-586-6510
Set in Oz, this musical prequel to the The Wizard of Oz follows the lives of Glinda and Elphaba, who become, respectively, the Good Witch of the East and the Wicked Witch of the West.

Mamma Mia!
Broadhurst Theatre, 235 W. 44th St., nr. Eighth Ave., 212-239-6200
Cobbled together from Abba's greatest hits, it's the prototype for jukebox-musical success. Audiences worldwide can’t get enough of it.


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