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Broadway Theatre District Tour

Product ID: 72309
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Experience the Great White Way with an industry professional and walk in the footsteps of some of the world's greatest artists.
About this activity
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Mobile ticketing
Duration: 2 hours
Starting time 3:30 PM
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Live tour guide
English

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Experience

Highlights
  • See some of Broadway’s most famous theatres
  • Hear backstage stories and insider secrets
  • Learn about how Times Square became the popular spot it is today
Full description
Your tour begins in front of the Majestic Theatre home of the Phantom of the Opera. Your guide will discuss the mega-musical that inhabits the theatre now, and the other famous shows that opened there. Walk down the street to visit the St. James and Broadhurst theatres before stopping at Sardi's to talk about the history of this theatre disctrict watering hole. You'll then head into Shubert Ally, discuss the Shubert Theatre (and the history of the organization) before turning onto 45th Street. 45th Street is a mecca of theatres. It's home to the Booth Theatre, Minskoff Theatre, Schoenfeld Theatre, Jacobs Theatre, Golden Theatre, Hirschfeld Theatre, Imperial Theatre, and Music Box Theatre. See the Marriott Marquis Hotel and visit the Marquis Theatre while discussing the history of the hotel and what used to be where it stands. After leaving the hotel we visit the Richard Rogers Theatre currently home to the Pulitzer Prize smash hit Hamilton than discuss the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. 

Next, go to Duffy Square, literally the heart of Times Square where you will learn how this area became the crossroads of the world. After seeing the Palace Theatre head north to visit the Edison Hotel, the Barrymore Theatre, and discuss Hell's Kitchen history. Walk by the Walter Kerr Theatre, the Eugene O'Neill Theatre, The Ambassador Theatre (home to smash hit Chicago), and New World Stages, where you'll learn about Off-Broadway Theatre. End the tour in front of Circle In the Sqaure and Gershwin Theatre (home of the mega smash hit Wicked). 
Includes
  • Guides involved in the entertainment industry
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (recommended)

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Meeting point

Majestic Theatre (Home of Phantom of the Opera)

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.

There is no need to confirm your reservation with the supplier office.

Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.

There is a decent amount of walking, please wear appropriate shoes.

As the weather is warmer this time of year, it is recommended to bring water or other cold beverages to stay cool.

Backstage and lobby access is not guaranteed.

As a courtesy, if you are unable to attend the tour, please call the office at (718) 806-1706 to let the supplier know not to expect you.

From US$ 35 per person

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Product ID: 72309