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Inspiration for Rent East Village Walking Tour

Product ID: 70063

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Key Details
2 hours
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What You'll Do
  • Visit and learn about the locations where RENT was created in the East Village
  • Hear stories about Jonathan Larson and the actors who helped develop the show at The New York Theatre Workshop
  • Sing along with your tour guide to songs from the musical
  • Learn about theatre superstitions and other fun quirks
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
20 years ago a story of love, loss, depression, & struggles changed the face of musical theatre history and you will learn more about this musical on this tour.
What to Expect
“All the world’s a stage!” Embrace your inner theatrical geek and join the professional licensed tour guide/actors who weave groups around New York’s bustling streets, brandishing their love of the stage and of the city along half-mile routes that cover the origins of musical theatre and Broadway history. Kids 10 and under can participate for free. You cannot go inside the backstage area of any Equity Broadway Theatre due to safety regulations so all visits to the theatres will be done outside. Each tour guide brings a tablet with photos and videos and will entertain you with backstage stories and personal stage experiences.

Experience the places in the east village that inspired that timeless show that defied a generation of younger fans. A Musical that reminds us there is no day but today. Go behind the scenes of New York Broadway Tours all new walking tour experiencing the inspiration for Rent.
What's Included
  • Great overview and orientation of how theatre developed in the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
What's Not Included
  • Gratuities for your actor/tour guide (recommended)
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Meeting Point

The New York Theatre Workshop 79 E 4th Street. (Where RENT originally premiered!!!) (Open in Google Maps)

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New York Broadway Tours

Product ID: 70063