Phantom of the Opera opened on January 26, 1988 and continues to run to this day at the Majestic Theater in NYC.
Ten shows currently running on Broadway have at least 1,000 performances: The Phantom of the Opera, the 1996 revival of Chicago, The Lion King, Wicked, The Book of Mormon, Aladdin, Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, Come from Away, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
Source: Broadway.org, Wikipedia
Who said the musical is dead? The last few years have produced box office hits out of film adaptations of Broadway smashes, original movie musicals and a few, beloved, all-time classics.
Here are the highest grossing movie musicals of all time based on their worldwide box office gross.
Source: Box Office Mojo