New York: Broadway Behind the Scenes Experience

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!


  • Get a glimpse into the daily routine of a musical theater company through a behind-the-scenes tour of a busy Broadway rehearsal studio.

  • Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Times Square, surrounded by iconic lights, billboards, and marquees.

  • Discover the history of the famous theaters that have housed your favorite Broadway shows.

  • Explore the off-Broadway venues in the eclectic neighborhood of Hell's Kitchen, known for its exceptional theater scene.

  • Learn about the journey of a show from its inception to becoming a Broadway hit, through firsthand accounts.

Local English-speaking guide
Entrance to private rehearsal studio
Food and Drinks
Gratuities for the guide
Important Information
What is included in the tour?

Local English-speaking guide and entrance to private rehearsal studio.

What isn't included in the tour?

Food and Drinks, gratuities for the guide.

Where do we meet?

Father Duffy Square, 200 W. 47th St., New York, NY 10036.

Where does the tour end?

Midtown close to the meeting location, at Open Jar Studios.

What is the duration of the tour?

2 hours

What is the group size of this tour?

The maximum number of people on this tour will be 12 passengers.

What if I can't find my guide?

If you have any issues on the day of your tour, please call +1 347 878 8444

Can I cancel my tour?

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, and the Shubert, Theatre, host to the Tony Awards over the years. 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. 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. 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.

New York: Broadway Behind the Scenes Experience
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