Broadway Theater District Walking Tour in New York
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
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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.
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!
• Professional Broadway actor/singer guide
• 1-hour and 45 minute walking tour
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Meeting Location: Duffy Square; under George Cohan's statue on Broadway and 46th Street.
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“Our guide was so knowledgeable as well as thoughtful of our comfort.”
Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer from Alsea, United States on July 5th, 2014 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.
“very worthwhile! we enjoyed it and learned a lot!”
Reviewed by Laurie from Herndon, United States on July 1st, 2014 great tour!
Reviewed by Shannon from Saskatoon, Canada on June 15th, 2014 Allie was a wonderful guide. Loved the tour!
“Fun and Very informative”
Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer from Warwick, United States on June 9th, 2014 Our tour guide Greg was very fun, knowledgable and super considerate, doing his best to get us out of the blazing sun when he could!
“Fabulous.....learned so much!”
Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer from Rehoboth, United States on May 25th, 2014 We truly enjoyed the tour....wonderful guide....she really made it more interesting and fun! Highly recommend!
“Tony, the guide, was amazing with his knowledge and his singing!”
Reviewed by Maximillioan from Mennetonka, United States on November 17th, 2013 My wife and I were guided around theater district by Tony. The information was interesting and his knowledge was fascinating. Tony through in a few bars of singing here and there and one was so amazing we all clapped for more!!
Reviewed by Jan from Oakville, Canada on July 22nd, 2013 Remy was entertaining and knowledgeable. Wonderful experience.
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