The Majestic Theatre is a Broadway theatre located at 245 West 44th Street in midtown Manhattan.
The Majestic, one of the largest Broadway theatres with 1607 seats, traditionally has been used as a venue for major musical theatre productions. Among the notable shows that have premiered at the Majestic are Carousel (1945), South Pacific (1949), The Music Man (1957), Camelot (1960), A Little Night Music (1973), and The Wiz (1975). It was also the second home of 42nd Street and the third home of 1776. The theatre has housed The Phantom of the Opera since it opened on January 26, 1988. With a record breaking 9,000 performances (as of September 15th, 2009), it currently is the longest-running production in Broadway history.
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