07/11/2012 08:02 am ET

Culture's World Records: Performances, Songs And Films That Go The Distance (SLIDESHOW)

After Edvard Munch's "The Scream" sold for a whopping $120 million in May, taking the title of most expensive artwork sold at an auction, it got us thinking about some other record setters in the theater, opera, art, and music spheres. After doing a little digging, we came up with some impressive figures -- take the most performances by an actor in the same role (9,000!), the longest solo-artist concert of all time (32 hours!), or take your pick from the full list below.

Culture World Records