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New York: Broadway and Time Square with an actor

Hear the stories of Broadway on a walking tour of New York's famous theater district. Get a behind-the-scenes look with an actor as you stroll 42nd Street, Hell’s Kitchen and Shubert Alley.

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Duration 105 minutes - 2 hours
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Your experience

Go behind the scenes of world-famous Broadway on a 105-minute walking tour of New York's legendary theater district. In addition to listening to Broadway's fascinating past, hear the stories that brought the memorable productions to life. In the company of a professional actor, you will also uncover the secrets behind the historical theaters. Learn from an insider's perspective how auditioning works and how you can go a long way in the acting business. Hear the story that created Time Square - from its origins as a horse trading district to its magical transformation into the world capital of stage entertainment. Follow the development of theaters from the Great Depression to today's radio and television studios, and see where the Tonight Show first aired. Walk the abyss of the infamous Hell’s Kitchen and learn how a “real” West Side story unfolded just a few blocks from the theater in which it was staged. The tour also gives you the stories behind places like Shubert Alley, 42nd Street, The Edison Hotel, Smoky Mary’s Church, and the statue of George M. Cohan. Numerous surprises await you on the way, too. Whether you're a drama student or have never seen a performance on Broadway before, this interactive tour will educate and entertain you.
  • Professional Broadway actor / singer to guide
  • 105-minute tour
Existing security measures
  • The number of visitors is limited to avoid crowds
Requirements for travelers
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Meeting point: Duffy Square; under the statue of George Cohan on Broadway and 46th Street.

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Important information

  • Meeting point: Duffy Square; under the statue of George Cohan on Broadway and 46th Street.

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 23 ratings

Overview

  • Price-performance 4.7 / 5
  • Service 4.9 / 5
  • Organization 4.7 / 5

Fun & informative - easy to walk

Fun tour! Time flew by as we went to several theaters and heard related stories. I have back problems and was concerned about standing 2 hours, but there are a few places where you can sit. The tour guide was great / kept everyone busy and "driven" without being intrusive. Definitely recommended for most, regardless of age.

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Informative but no look behind the scenes

The almost 2 hour tour describes the living history of the theaters around Broadway and unfortunately you only see many traditional theaters from the outside. Greg, our guide, came up trumps with insider knowledge that was not entirely beyond doubt. A little restraint in expressing personal taste would do the tour good.

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Walk and talk Major broadway theaters.

Informative past and present major broadway productions with historical points. Not recommended on a hot day. Walking and stopping to listen to Allie for periods of time.

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