Join us on a showstopping journey through the history and highlights of Broadway! Our tour begins in the bustling center of New York City and the theatre world, Times Square. Your local guide will take you on a tour of iconic theaters where some of your favorite shows have been performed over the years. As you stroll under the marquees and dazzling lights of the Great White Way, you'll hear stories of Broadway and these historic theaters. Venture into the neighborhood of Hell's Kitchen to discover the off-Broadway theaters where world-famous shows make their debut before becoming beloved classics. You'll also get the chance to go behind the scenes with a tour of an active rehearsal studio and enjoy an afternoon surrounded by the energy of Manhattan. This tour will have you belting out the hits for the rest of your time in New York!
Local English-speaking guide and entrance to private rehearsal studio.
Food and Drinks, gratuities for the guide.
Father Duffy Square, 200 W. 47th St., New York, NY 10036.
Midtown close to the meeting location.
The maximum number of people on this tour will be 12 passengers.
If you have any issues on the day of your tour, please call +1 347 878 8444
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity.
Curtains up! Begin your tour of New York City's Broadway in the iconic Times Square, where the lights, skyscrapers, and billboards set the stage for your journey. From there, we'll head to Duffy Square, home to the TKTS Booth where daily ticket lotteries are held, giving you a glimpse into the Broadway experience for the general public. As we walk down Broadway, you'll see the dazzling lights, show posters, and historic theatres where stars are born and shows become hits. We'll visit iconic theatres such as the Richard Rodgers Theatre, home to Hamilton, the Majestic Theatre, where the longest-running production in Broadway history, The Phantom of the Opera, has been held since 1988, and the Shubert, Theatre, host to the Tony Awards over the years. Next, we'll venture to the Off-Broadway theatres in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood of Midtown, where shows are developed, rehearsed, and produced before making their public debut. Here, you'll have the opportunity to take a behind-the-scenes tour of a theatre facility and see the process of how a show goes from an idea to being on Broadway. You'll see the costume and set design rooms, learn about the staging process, and you may even hear people in classes and rehearsals singing and dancing. As we continue on the tour, we'll come across the Second Stage Theatre, a company that specialises in developing writer-focused plays and productions. With a history of captivating audiences with engaging characters, the theatre is known for the Tony Award-winning musical ‘Dear Evan Hansen’. After that, we'll take a walk down Theatre Row, where a collection of six theatres serve as a hub for emerging theatre companies, providing everything from rehearsal space to technical support. Finally, we'll stop at Mood Fabrics, made famous on the hit TV show Project Runway, where costume designers come for inspiration and to make crucial decisions for their shows and characters. You'll have the chance to explore the store's vast selection of fabrics, buttons, attachments, and trims. The show must go on, but your tour must come to an end. Finish up in a central location in Midtown Manhattan, leaving with a deeper understanding and appreciation for the Broadway industry and the people who make it happen.
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