Broadway Theater District Walking Tour in New York
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Broadway Theater District Walking Tour in New York

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Key Details

Tour Duration
105 minutes
Mobile Voucher Accepted
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Live Guide
English

Highlights

  • Stroll through the history of the stage in New York's Theater District.
  • Listen to fascinating behind-the-scenes stories that made Broadway great
  • Learn insider perspectives on the audition process, and making it on Broadway

Overview

Discover Broadway's backstage stories on a walking tour of New York's famous Theater District! Learn captivating behind-the-scenes history led by a Broadway actor guide, as you stroll along 42nd street, Hell's Kitchen, Shubert Alley, and more.

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Description

Explore Broadway's backstage on a 1 hour and 45 minute walking tour of New York's famous Theater District!

Discover not only the fascinating history of Broadway, but behind-the-scenes stories that brought the unforgettable productions to life. Accompanied by a professional actor guide, you'll also learn the secrets behind historic theaters from an insider's perspective, how the audition process works, and the tricks of making it in the business.

Learn the story that created Times Square; from its origins as a horse trading district, to its transformation into the stage entertainment capital of the world! Trace the evolution of theaters after the Great Depression into the radio, and television studios of today – including where the Tonight Show first aired.

Walk the edge of the notorious Hell's Kitchen, and hear how a 'Real' West Side Story took place just blocks from the theater where it was playing. The tour also highlights the stories behind places such as Shubert Alley, 42nd Street, The Edison Hotel, 'Smoky Mary's' church, and the George M. Cohan statue – as well as a few surprises along the way!

Whether you're a serious student of the theater or someone who has never seen a Broadway show, this interactive tour will educate and entertain you!
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What's Included

  • Professional Broadway actor/singer guide
  • 1-hour and 45 minute walking tour

What's Not Included

  • Transportation
  • Gratuities

Meeting Point

Meeting Location: Duffy Square; under George Cohan's statue on Broadway and 46th Street.

Good to Know

Meeting Location: Duffy Square; under George Cohan's statue on Broadway and 46th Street.
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Customer Reviews

(9 Reviews)
5.0
Bobby is undoubtedly an exciting guide! This tour is really worthy

Bobby is such an amazing guy who have such a great preparation as well as presentation that I really enjoyed it for every single second.

5.0
Great tour of Broadway theatres.

Our guide - Greg - was extremely knowledgeable and entertaining. His stories about the theatres and the Broadway community were great.

4.0
Our guide was so knowledgeable as well as thoughtful of our comfort.

It was a hot day but our guide kept us comfortable as he shared heaps of history and the fun background info. on past and present happenings on Broadway.

5.0
very worthwhile! we enjoyed it and learned a lot!

great tour!

5.0
Awesome!

Allie was a wonderful guide. Loved the tour!

Other Info

4.9
Excellent Inside Broadway Tours

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