The "Masquerade" number in Phantom features many of Rodney Gordon's hats and masks and Sally Ann Parson's costumes. (Photo: Matthew Murphy)
After three decades of working on “Phantom of the Opera,” its vendors have lost count of how many masks and costumes they have created for the show.   Since opening on Broadway in 1988, “Phantom” has kept many of its original suppliers, who have continued working on the show to maintain their original work or equipment. That means that as the show celebrates 30 years on Broadway this week, an unprecedented milestone, it also stands as the longest job these costume shops, set shops and other suppliers have had on Broadway. At the Parsons-Meares costume shop, working on the show…

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