Top 5 Long-Running Shows

Photo: Joan Marcus

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.

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

Gershwin Theatre, 222 W. 51st St., nr. Eighth Ave.; 212-586-6510
Set in Oz, this musical prequel to 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.

Jersey Boys
245 W. 52nd St., nr. Broadway; 212-239-6200
Even though this crowd-pleaser couldn’t quite cut it as a movie, it still thrills fans nightly with classics from The Four Seasons.

Top 5 Long-Running Shows