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Broadway Theaters and Times Square with a Broadway Actor

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    What to Expect
    Broadway’s theatrical performances date back as far as 1750, when actors/managers Walter Murray and Thomas Kean established a resident theater company on Nassau Street. They presented Shakespeare plays and ballad operas, which served as the start of the theater in New York City. Today, Broadway performances are presented in 40 professional theaters with 500 or more seats in each.

    Meet this tour’s thespian guide at the TKTS ticket booth in Times Square to begin a behind-the-scenes look at the theater industry. Learn about the history of Broadway and hear some fascinating stories about the performances and stars that have graced its stages.

    Stop at One Shubert Alley, Broadway’s oldest and most exclusive gift store. There’s Sardi’s restaurant, the toast of Broadway for more than 90 years. Check out the caricatures of showbiz celebs on the walls of this legendary Times Square Continental eatery. Walk down 42nd Street, home to many a Broadway theater. Visit the Hotel Edison NYC, surrounded on all sides by Broadway theaters, and the Church of St Mary the Virgin, aka Smokey Mary’s, a New York City landmark known for its use of incense at services. And finally, check out the bronze statue depicting American composer, playwright, actor and producer George M. Cohan.

    The tour is a perfect precursor to seeing any Broadway show.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1556 Broadway, New York, NY 10120, USA
    Departure Time
    4:00 PM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Professional, entertaining guide - a Broadway performer
    • Times Square, Broadway Theaters, Midtown
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • A moderate amount of walking is involved. Please wear comfortable shoes
    • Please note: This tour does not go backstage, as Union rules prohibit access to working theaters
    • Children 12 and under free with paid adult ticket
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    If you have an interest in musical theatre, the performing arts, or wanting to gain knowledge about the history of New York and Broadway - then I highly highly recommend this tour! A fabulous walking tour starting in Times Square and going around to the beautiful broadway
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    Chris T.’s tour was fantastic. He’s so knowledgeable and friendly and shared personal insights that made the tour special. If you’re thinking of seeing a Broadway show, take the tour (with this guide if possible) to have a full showbiz experience!
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    Ally was super entertaining and knowledgable about the theater district and history of Broadway. I loved how she interacted with the group so much and kept weaving all of us into the narrative.
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    Thoroughly enjoyed our Inside Broadway tour with Alison. She was funny, engaging and knowledgeable. We learned a lot and had a ball! Thank you Alison!
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    About 2-hour walking tour around the Broadway to learn about the current plays and the theatres they are played in. We had Chris Triebel as our tour guide and he made the tour very interesting and funny. He was able to give nice insights into the life of a working actor and we
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    • Duration: 2h
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    • Languages Offered: English
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